Advocacy for Older People
Here are some useful downloadable documents about Older People's Advocacy
A report on advocacy provision in Wales - Full Report
Advocacy Counts Executive Summary
Advocacy Counts Executive Summary - Wales
Author - Age Concern Cymru
Date - 2007
Information - In the spring of 2007, Age Concern Cymru undertook a survey of advocacy services working with older people in Wales as part of its Comic Relief funded project aiming to tackle the issue of elder abuse. This report outlines the results.
Commissioning Advocacy for Older People
Published by: Get Heard Consultancy and OPAAL UK
Information: Get Heard was invited in April 2007 by OPAAL UK to carry out a literature review of commissioning documents provided by the statutory sector when commissioning advocacy services for older people. The results are outlined in this report.
Elder Abuse Advocacy Toolkit
Published by - Action on Elder Abuse in conjunction with Action for Advocacy
Information - This toolkit was published at the end of three years work on an advocacy training project undertaken by Action on Elder Abuse and funded by Department of Health.
Hear What I Say
Authors - Caroline Cantley, Kay Steven and Monica Smith
Date - 2003
Published by Dementia North
Information - This report provides an overview of what we know about current practice in dementia advocacy and makes suggestions about how to establish new services and develop existing services.
Information, advice and advocacy for older people. Defining and developing services.
Author: Andrew Dunning
Published by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Date: September 2005
This study explores information, advice and advocacy services for older people.
Mapping Older Peoples Advocacy in the English Regions
Author - Dr Gary Kitchen
Published by - Get Heard Consultancy and OPAAL
Date - July 2006
Information - A mapping report and directory which aims to provide a comprehensive picture of older peoples advocacy in the English Regions.
Making a Difference
Author - Older Peoples Advocacy Alliance (OPAAL)
Date - July 2006
Information - A report of the National Development project from October 2003 to September 2006. A number of advocacy schemes and second-tier organisations contributed to the report.
Older People's Perspectives - information, advice and advocacy services.
Author - Ann Quinn, Angela Snowling and Pan Denicolo
Published by Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Date - 2003
Information - Details and findings from a study that explored the needs and problems of the diverse communities of older people in Slough in relation to information, advice and advocacy.
Value Through Advocacy
Author: Jill Jones
Published By: Westminster Advocacy Service for Senior Residents (WASSR)
Date: December 2004
Information: Report of an investigation to find the benefits WASSR brings to the community and to statutory service providers in Westminster
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