Independent Mental Capacity Service: Sixth Annual Report (Department of Health)


The sixth annual report on the Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) service provides statistical information on referrals to this statutory advocacy service. The profile of impairment has not changed; the most common impairments for people receiving the IMCA service are:

  • Dementia (39%).
  • Learning disabilities (21%).
  • Mental health problems other than dementia (13%).

During the sixth year there were 12,381 eligible instructions for the IMCA service in England; a 4% increase on the previous year.

Full Text Link


Bonnerjea, L. (2014). The sixth year of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) Service: 2012/2013. London: Department of Health, February 14th 2014.

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