Advocacy - Someone to Speak for You

Advocate - Someone to Speak for You

Advocacy means having someone who will express your:

  • views and wishes
  • secure your rights
  • represent your interests

An advocate can help you to make decisions about your heath and care support if you are:

  • elderly
  • have physical or learning disabilities
  • have mental health needs

For further information on finding an advocate see the SHIP website or speak to your social worker.

Page last updated: 04/12/2019