Isle of Wight Council

Document Library: ASC Appointing Independent Advocates Policy


This policy sets the framework for delivery of Advocacy Services on the island. It is intended to support adult social care and health staff in their person-centred practice and to secure personalised outcomes by helping individuals, their families, friends and/or carers to:

·             speak up for, or act on behalf of, themselves or another person.

·             take action to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests.

·             contribute their views, opinions, ideas and feelings to inform processes for continuous service improvement.

Status: Draft
Download Links: Click here to download the document 'ASC Appointing Independent Advocates Policy'
File Size: 179kb
Approved On: 21 Apr 2015
Version v5.0