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We offer independent, qualified advocacy support across a range of issues for Milton Keynes residents.

Advocates ensure your voice is heard. An advocate is someone who provides advocacy support when you need it. The service is free, independent and confidential.

An advocate will spend time finding out and understanding your views, wishes and aspirations. You can contact your advocate via webcam or meet locally to you.

They can support you access information you need to make choices, but they do not provide advice.

There are many ways advocacy can support you:

  • Making a complaint about any NHS service, which you are unhappy with. This includes dentists, GP’s, Walk-in services and Hospitals. (IHCA- Independent Health Complaints Advocacy).
  • Supporting you to be involved in decisions made about your care and support. (ICAA- Care Act advocacy).
  • Understanding your rights under the Mental Health Act (IMHA-Independent Mental Health Advocacy).
  • Supporting and representing you during a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) process and safeguarding your rights. (RPR – Relevant Person’s Representative)

If you, or a person you know lives in Milton Keynes and requires assistance with any of the above issues or other challenges contact us on:

Telephone: 0300 688 2525

Text Phone: 0300 688 2527

SMS: 07749 965 727
Email: advocacy@royaldeaf.org.uk

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