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Living with disabilities and long term conditions


An advocate is a person who supports you and helps you to explain and say what you want. They help you to ensure that your views are heard, so that your problems can be sorted out. They can:

All advocacy services are independent and are there to represent you. You can find an advocacy group on the Solent Minds website

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Service (IMCA)

The IMCA Service represent people who lack capacity to make certain important decisions when there is no one else who can be consulted.


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