Resources

resources

Useful QPM Downloads:

Advocacy Publications:

Useful links:

OPAAL http://opaal.org.uk

AAA http://www.actionadvocacyalliance.org

SIAA https://www.siaa.org.uk

Making Safeguarding Personal – What might ‘good’ look like for advocacy? https://www.adass.org.uk/media/6139/msp-resources-2017-what-good-might-look-like-for-advocacy.pdf

Data Protection – https://ico.org.uk
guidance (a4a) for advocacy providers:
https://empowermentmattersweb.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/data_protection_guidance_note_final.pdf

National Standards for the Provision of Children’s advocacy: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121103024003/http://www.dh.gov.uk/prod_consum_dh/groups/dh_digitalassets/@dh/@en/documents/digitalasset/dh_4018893.pdf

Guidance for advocates in challenging decisions: https://www.voiceability.org/uploads/Challenge_Guidance_-_Advice_for_Advocates.pdf

Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/497253/Mental-capacity-act-code-of-practice.pdf

Making Decisions: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/365631/making_decisions-opg601.pdf

Mental Health Act Code of Practice: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/435512/MHA_Code_of_Practice.PDF

IMHA easy read factsheet: https://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/mental-health-services-explained/Documents/easy-read/MH-CoP-IMHA.pdf

Care Act Statutory Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/care-act-statutory-guidance/care-and-support-statutory-guidance#contents

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, Codes of Practice and Statuary Guidance  https://socialcare.wales/hub/sswbact-codes

Healthwatch NHS Complaints Advocacy Standards: https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/sites/healthwatch.co.uk/files/healthwatch_advocacy_standards_10022015.pdf

Independent Advocacy for NHS Complaints Wales: http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/pdfs/chcadvocacyleaflet.pdf

Older people’s Commissioner (Wales) Advocacy Report May 18 http://www.olderpeoplewales.com/en/news/news/18-05-11/Older_Peoples_Commissioner_Action_needed_to_ensure_that_older_people_s_voices_are_heard.aspx#.Ww7A-i–LOQ

Top Tips for working with advocates: http://www.communitycare.co.uk/2017/02/07/top-tips-working-independent-advocates/

SCIE advocacy resources: https://www.scie.org.uk/atoz/?f_az_subject_thesaurus_terms_s=advocacy&st=atoz