Dignity in Care Report Recommends Advocacy
A new report by NHS Confederation, Age UK and the Local Government Association on how to tackle the severe shortcomings in the care of older people strongly recommends advocacy provision.
The report states "Hospitals and care homes should work with local advocacy groups to provide access to independent advocates for older people and their families. Commissioners should consider requiring independent advocates in service specifications, who would then give feedback to both the commissioners and the providers."
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