Provision of Independent Mental Capacity Advocate

Provision of Independent Mental Capacity Advocate

The Provision of an Independent Mental Capacity Advocate and Relevant Person Representative Service.

Contract Ref
KMC-AS 068
Title
The Provision of an Independent Mental Capacity Advocate and Relevant Person Representative Service
Description
Kirklees Council and Wakefield Council wish to jointly commission an ‘Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) and Relevant Persons Representative (RPR) Service’ to be available for people residing within the Kirklees and Wakefield local authority areas, where they meet the criteria set down in the ‘Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005’. The Service will provide IMCA’s for those eligible for the Service, an Information Service on the role and requirements of IMCA instruction for people contacting the Service, awareness and training sessions, support the local implemantation of MCA and additional advocacy services where required. In addition the Service will provide RPR services for people deprived of their liberty subject to standard authorisations under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, ensuring that appropriate representation and support which is independent of the Commissioning Partners, relevant PCT’s and providers of the services they are receiving is available, and that decisions made are in the best interest of the person lacking capacity.
Extension Terms
Optional further 24 months
Response Required By
Mon 28 May 2012 at 13:00
Nature of Contract
Project
Contract Start Date
Mon 01 October 2012
Contract End Date
Contract Duration (months)
36

For further information please contact:

Contact
Tony Bacon (Kirklees Council)
Phone
07976 194177
Address
Brokerage Oldgate House 2 Oldgate Huddersfield