Useful QPM Downloads:

Advocacy Publications:

Useful links:



Making Safeguarding Personal – What might ‘good’ look like for advocacy?

Data Protection –
guidance (a4a) for advocacy providers:

National Standards for the Provision of Children’s advocacy:

Guidance for advocates in challenging decisions:

Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice:

Making Decisions:

Mental Health Act Code of Practice:

IMHA easy read factsheet:

Care Act Statutory Guidance:

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, Codes of Practice and Statuary Guidance

Healthwatch NHS Complaints Advocacy Standards:

Independent Advocacy for NHS Complaints Wales:

Older people’s Commissioner (Wales) Advocacy Report May 18–LOQ

Top Tips for working with advocates:

SCIE advocacy resources:

NICE guidance on decision-making and mental capacity: