Issue details

Commissioning Report - Advocacy Services

To approve the proposed commissioning of Statutory Advocacy Services (Duty to provide an independence advocate for people judged as having substantial difficulty in being involved in decisions relating to their care and support). Cabinet are being asked to agree arrangements for Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs), Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), and Independent Complaints Advocacy Services (ICAS).

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/08/2019

Decision due: 13 Nov 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Social Services

Lead director: Roger Harris (Corporate Director of Adults, Housing and Health/Interim Director of Children's Services)

Contact: Roger Harris, Corporate Director of Adults, Housing and Health/Interim Director of Children's Services Email: rharris@thurrock.gov.uk.