MHM Wales is the provider of
the Independent Professional Advocacy service for those living within the
Borough of Bridgend, this service is called Bridgend Voice and Choice.
The Social Services and
Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 sets out requirements for local authorities
relating to advocacy under Part 10 (and related parts). Advocacy ensures
that individuals have a voice, choice, and control over their lives
The Independent Professional
Advocacy Service is available to those entering into or already engaged
with Social Services, and is accessible when a person can only overcome the
barrier(s) to participate fully in the assessment, care & support
planning, review & safeguarding processes with assistance from an
appropriate individual, but there is no appropriate individual available.