Practice Guidance

The Care Act 2014 and the right to independent advocacy

service user and advocate in meeting Photo: John Birdsall/ Social Issues Photo Library/ Science Photo Library


Learning points How the duty to offer advocacy under the Care Act is triggered. Who is entitled to advocacy. Assessing whether a person has substantial difficulty in being involved in a Care Act process. How the Care Act advocacy role compares with that of an independent mental capacity advocate. Contents Care Act provisions on advocacy […]

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