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Mental Health Advocacy Scheme (Bangor)

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Mental Health Advocacy Scheme (Bangor)
Ground Floor
12 Llys Castan, Fford Y Parc
Parc Menai
Bangor
LL57 4FH

Public phone: 01248 670 450

Email: advocacy@mhas.co.uk

Website URL: http://www.advocacyscheme.co.uk

General information

Service offered: The Mental Health Advocacy Scheme (MHAS) working in partnership across North Wales, covering the Gwynedd and Isle of Anglesey area, delivers the Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) service for anyone being treated for a mental disorder in a hospital or registered establishment. Similarly, the MHAS working in partnership across North Wales, covering Gwynedd and the Isle of Anglesey area, delivers the Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) service. IMCA’s are a legal safeguard for people who lack the capacity, and who do not have family and friends to support them, to make specific important decisions about : Serious Medical Treatment, Change of Accommodation, Care Review and Safeguarding. The MHAS provides a Community Advocacy service for people who need support to deal with an issue they are facing. The service is available to adults 18 or over, and people can access the service if they are: In a situation where they feel vulnerable, discriminated against or at risk of abuse (financial, emotional, physical, sexual, psychological or institutional). Finding it difficult to put their views across or don't feel they are being listened to. Feeling that they do not have support from someone who has their best interests at heart. Facing a major life change that could mean that they will need to access support services. Wishing to try and re-access secondary services. Providing Unpaid care for a relative, friend or neighbour and need to understand their own rights as a carer and accessing support services.

Target group: People who have mental health and wellbeing difficulties to have access to independent and confidential advocacy across Gwynedd and the Isle of Anglesey.

Area served: Gwynedd and Ynys Mon.

How to contact: Phone or email, contact for an appointment.

Availability

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Weekends:

Office Hours:

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: -

Accessible toilets: -

Access notes: Level entrance. Telephone for details of access to other sites.

Other information

Languages other than English: Welsh.

Charity number: 1054623

Year established: 1995

Staffing: 4 full time, 5 part time staff.

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Record last checked: 11 May 2021

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