How Can An IMCA Provide Support?

An IMCA can be involved in supporting and representing people who may be subject to the DoLs. They can:

  • be instructed to support an individual who is to be assessed (in response to a request for a standard authorisation), or if there is a concern about a potentially unauthorised deprivation of liberty.
  • support individuals who wish to challenge an application for a standard authorisation. This is the case even if an individual has a relevant person’s representative (RPR) helping and supporting them to do this.
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