About The IMCA Support Project
A4A remains active within IMCA and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and if you would like to discuss any of the project?s previous work or organisational ongoing work with regards IMCA and the MCA please contact:
0207 921 4395
Jakki Cowley - Delivery Manager (previously the IMCA Support Project Manager)
The project created a number of resources including guidance and leaflets as well as hosting the annual National IMCA Conference:
Best practice guidance range
IMCA Instruction Guide
IMCA Report Writing Guide
Serious Medical Treatment Guidance
Best Practice Guidance for Healthcare Professionals and IMCAs. Includes case examples, example policies and useful forms.
Specific Decision Guidance for IMCAs
Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR)
End of Life Care
Serious Medical Treatment Checklist (for the involvement of IMCAs)
A useful A4 chart, which gives information aimed at health professionals about when to instruct IMCA.
IMCA involvement in SMT decisions leaflet
A leaflet aimed at healthcare professionals which gives information on the IMCA role and when and how to instruct IMCA.
The project developed links with research bodies including the Norah Fry Research Centre at the University of Bristol, national organisations such as the Royal College of Nursing, the British Medical Association and national charities such as Mencap, the project has ensured that the role of the IMCA is incorporated into the work produced by those that work within the field of the MCA 2005.