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Blackburn with Darwen contract award for n-compass Advocacy Service

n-compass are excited to announce that from the 31st October 2016, Advocacy in Blackburn with Darwen will be delivered by n-compass Advocacy Service.

n-compass advocacy will provide low level generic Advocacy, Independent Mental Health Advocacy, Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy & Care Act Advocacy and an Advocacy Single Point of Contact designed to respond and deal with all BwD Advocacy enquires regardless of which type of advocacy the query is in relation to. Please don’t hesitate to contact the service should you need any guidance to be sure if Advocacy applies to someone you support, we have duty advocates available during office hours to talk through and guide complex cases aiming to support professionals to uphold their duty to refer into statutory advocacy.

The office opening hours are 9am - 5pm Mon-Fri and 9am-12pm on Saturdays, outside of these hours you can refer via email or leave a message which will be responded to the next working day.

Catherine Hewitt, Senior Services Manager at n-compass, stated: “The n-compass Advocacy team are thrilled to have been awarded this contract and is very much looking forward to providing Blackburn with Darwen with an Advocacy Single Point of contact. We will be working closely with professionals and customers delivering strength-based advocacy focusing on building resilience and increasing independence.”

If you would like further information on this service, download our brochure or contact the Single Point of Contact today for help and advice in regards to your issue:

Telephone: 033 000 222 00



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n-compass provides excellent patient focused Advocacy and respects the patient’s rights and views.”

St. Helens Professional

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"Thank you so much, this has given me so much confidence and I feel now that I will get the sort of treatment I need, in the way I need it to be."

Fylde Service User

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"Thank you for your support... I now feel strong enough to make my own decisions and my aim is to continue to act independently with other areas of my life."

Lancaster Service User

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"Your input was superb, exactly what I needed; an independent person to help me to question and comment and move things forward."

Blackburn with Darwen Service User

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