Independent mental capacity advocates will represent individuals and contribute to ‘best interest’ assessments under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Current qualification accepted
Recommended for practice:
City and Guilds Level 4 Independent Advocacy (C00/4016/5)
Independent Mental Capacity Advocates who hold the City and Guilds Level 4 Independent Advocacy qualification for another pathway i.e. adults, children and young people or mental health would be expected to complete the competency framework for their new role.