This document describes the policy and procedure of Rochdale Borough Council and partners in relation to the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) service.
Reference should also be made to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Addendum.
IMCA service is commissioned by the
Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Adults Board and provided by Mind, the independent mental health charity.
This policy is in the process of being updated.