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Voluntary Support and Community Groups > Advocacy Services

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POhWER

Access to Information and Advocacy services across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Our skilled and trained advocates work with individuals who need advocacy support to enable them to have their voices heard, to ensure their wishes are respected and their rights are upheld.

This service is available to people aged 18 or over who live in Nottingham or Nottinghamshire.

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Integritas Advocacy CIC

Integritas Advocacy is a Community Interest (not-for-profit) Company that seeks to promote the dignity, self-determination, legal and human rights of individuals. We are run by local professionals committed to working in partnership in order to meet the diverse needs of our communities.
 

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North Notts Advocacy Alliance

Registered charity providing independent advocacy to vulnerable adults, including adults with learning difficulties, mental health needs, personality disorder and sensory impairment.

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Costhorpe Centre - Advocacy

Alternate Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm

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Nottinghamshire County Council Independent Advocacy Providers

Advocacy supports people to have their say and get their views heard.

Advocates are people who can speak up for you if you can't speak up for yourself.

Advocates will talk to you and find out more about how you feel and what you want.

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Your Voice Your Choice, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Offers advocacy services for adults (aged 18 or over), with learning difficulties, mental health needs, personality disorder or sensory impairment, who live in Nottingham or Nottinghamshire.  Also provides help and advocacy with NHS complaints for any adults at any stage of the complaint process (previously provided through the Independent Complaints and Advocacy Service, at the Carers Federation, Nottingham).

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Disabled People's Advocacy - Nottinghamshire

A user-led organisation of adults with physical and/or sensory impairment aged between 18 and 65, living in the City of Nottingham and surrounding areas (including the boroughs of Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe).  Offers free, one-to-one advocacy and promotes self advocacy (speaking up for oneself) to increase disabled people's access to information, services, choices, rights and to increase independence.   Operates a confidential phone line, and meetings are arranged at the convenience of the person requiring support, and a time and place to suit them.

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Workwise Healthcare Ltd

This Organisation provide services to people who require personal, practical and domestic care.  We specialise in the areas of all the Dementia range of illnesses, Palliative / End of Life Care and Healthcare Tasks.  Our staff are trained to administer medication.  The service caters for older people, people with physical disabilities, people with sensory impairment (including dual sensory impairment), people with mental health problems, people with learning disabilities, personal carers, families with children and any of the above categories requiring complex care packages.  All age ranges would be catered for. The organisation provide an RN who may in certain circumstances provide care to service users. Workwise are CQC registered (fully compliant) belong to the UKHCA have the IIP award and are members of the Age Concern Business Directory.
 
Workwise also accredited by Notts County Council to provide direct payment support to assist service users to manage their budgets and pay their personal assistants.
 
Our Handy Helpers Home Services provide household maintenance (down to simple jobs like changing light bulbs) and gardening. Services can be hired by the hour for smaller jobs we will quote for larger jobs (e.g. erecting greenhouses, laying slabs). Any job will be considered. Handy Helpers have Investors in People,  Notts CC’s “Buy with Confidence” are members of the UKHCA and belong to the Age Concern Business Directory.

Our website is www.workwisehealthcare.co.uk which has links to Handy Helpers.  These websites are currently being updated starting with Handy Helpers whose new site should be up and running by the end of the week.    
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