Citizens Advice Bureau Jersey

Our advice is available in the following ways:

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Aids and appliances for people with a physical impairment ( 10.2.1. )
Aids for disabled - REMAP, FNHC Jersey Society for the Disabled etc ( 10.2.1.L3 )
Alcohol dependency ( 10.1.1.L1 )
Ankylosing Spondylitis Society ( 10.2.33. )
Arthritis ( 10.2.19. )
Autism Jersey [10.2.90]
Blood donation ( 10.6.0.L1 )
Breast Clinic ( 10.2.34.L2 )
Cancer Screening for Women ( 10.6.9.L1 )
Cancer, assistance local organisations ( 10.2.34. )
Causeway Association - Hostel for mothers and babies ( 10.4.12. )
Chemists / Pharmacists ( 10.6.5. )
Children's Health and Child Immunisations ( 10.8.2.L1 )
Chiropody - private ( 10.7.10. )
Chiropractice ( 10.7.12. )
Colostomy and Ileostomy ( 10.2.42. )
Community psychiatric nursing services ( 10.5.5.L3 )
Coronavirus (COVID-19) 10.8.1.L1
Day Surgery Unit - General Hospital ( 10.6.7.L9 )
Department of Health and Community Services ( 10.0.0.L9 )
DIPS - disabled swimming ( 10.2.6.L1 )
Drug and solvent abuse-where to get help and information ( 10.1.2. )
Environmental Health Department - all matters ( 10.8.1.L5 )
Funding dental treatment in Jersey ( 10.7.4.L2 )
Gambling Addiction- support groups / Self Exclusion ( 10.1.4. )
Gervaise Le Gros Resource Centre ( 10.8.2.L4 )
Health visitors / clinics ( 10.8.2.L3 )
Heart ( 10.2.40. )
Interpreters in hospital ( 10.6.7.L7 )
JEDS (Jersey Eating Disorders Support) ( 10.2.68. )
Jersey Society for the Disabled ( 10.2.6.L2 )
Kidney patients ( 10.2.41. )
Leisure services for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.6.L8 )
Meals on Wheels and Private meal delivery service ( 10.8.6. )
Medic Alert ( 10.6.8.L1 )
Medical negligence - Medical accidents ( 10.7.0. )
Miscarriage / Stillbirth / Premature baby support group ( 10.4.35. )
My Voice - IAJ Independent Advocacy Jersey ( 10.5.4.L3 )
Narcotics Anonymous ( 10.1.2.L3 )
Patient transport to UK and Guernsey hospitals ( 10.6.7.L3 )
People with disabilities ( 10.2.0.L3 )
Post Natal Depression Support ( 10.4.50. )
Provision of special dietary / medical products ( 10.2.1.L9 )
Psychology / Psychotherapy service ( 10.5.5.L1 )
Public Health Service - services on offer ( 10.0.0.L4 )
Residential opportunities for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.5.L1 )
Residents and Non-Residents Eligibility for Access to Health and Community Services and Treatment ( 10.6.7.L4 )
Saneline ( 10.5.4.L1 )
Speech and language therapy ( 10.2.10. )
Women's Health( 10.8.2.L2 )
Words and Numbers Matters (10.8.3)
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LOCAL INFORMATION

10.5.4.L3

 

Extent: Jersey
03 April 2019
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IAJ         Independent Advocacy Jersey

Providing in-patient & community mental health advocacy for the people of Jersey

WHO IS IT FOR?

This service provides specialist Independent Mental Health advocacy for

  • Anyone under assessment or treatment for a psychiatric illness
  • Patients detained in hospital
  • Anyone being treated under the Mental Health Law
  • Anyone who has their freedom restricted under the Mental Health law
  • Elderly patients being assessed or treated by the Mental Health Teams

Do you feel that…

  • Your views and wishes are not being heard?
  • You need support at meetings?
  • You don’t always understand what is being said to you or what your options are?
  • It’s difficult to express yourself and get the support you need?
  • You need help in accessing and understanding information?
  • You are worried about telling others that you have a mental illness?

WE CAN HELP!

What to expect: Our advocate

  • Is Independent and confidential
  • Listens and supports you in making informed decisions
  • Helps you understand your rights
  • Helps you get the information you need
  • Ensures your views and wishes are heard
  • Helps you give appropriate information to others

 

WHAT IS ADVOCACY?

The role of Advocacy is:

  • Giving people a stronger voice
  • Taking action to help you secure your rights
  • Representing your interests
  • Working in partnership with you
  • Obtaining the services you need

Consent: We act on your instruction and with your informed consent.

IAJ

 

WE CAN

  • Support you & help you to plan what you want to say at reviews with your psychiatrist
  • Help you find specialised legal advice
  • Help you appeal to the Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • Ensure your views are heard at meetings with other professionals such as Social Services etc.
  • Help you decide which services you need and support you in accessing these
  • Help you with writing letters
  • Help you with complaints
  • Help you discuss your situation with others and support you to resolve any difficulties
  • Help you challenge any discrimination you may be experiencing

 

The service is free, independent and confidential. Our role is to help you, and give you a voice, not to make decisions for you.

HOW TO CONTACT US

Independent Mental Health Advocacy

Website: https://myvoice.org.je

Telephone: 07797 716 447

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How we work with other agencies:  IAJ work independently but alongside the team of professionals delivering your care. We visit the ward weekly – we only pass on information that you have given us permission to share. All data is processed, retained and disposed of in line with GDPR.

 


 

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