Advocacy (May 1996 revised October 2011)

The Advocacy Policy confirms the Directorate's commitment to advocacy, and provides guidance to staff on what is advocacy, the appropriate use of advocates and how to access advocate services.

Independent advocacy for adult social care users available from:
Freephone: 0800 644 6448

The Advocacy Strategy 'Advocacy for Social Care' sets out how advocacy can contribute to delivering the Directorate's vision of supporting vulnerable adults to have a stronger voice and choice in how their own and their community's social care needs are met. The Community & Adult Care Directorate is committed to giving those who use its services more choice and control in their lives.


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