Publication - Consultation paper

CONSULTATION ON INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY – GUIDE FOR COMMISSIONERS

Published: 26 Apr 2013
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781782565420

Advocacy has an important role to play in supporting people to express their views. This consultation seeks view on a revision to the Guide for Commissioners last published in 2010. The Guide has been updated to reflect Commissioner's statutory responsibilities for the provision of independent advocacy.

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46 page PDF

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Contents
CONSULTATION ON INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY – GUIDE FOR COMMISSIONERS
Footnotes

46 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/1066/0006061.pdf

2. Standards 3.1 and 3.2 associated with Principle 3 above reflect the definition of independent advocacy in the Mental Health Act (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and differ from the standards used by the advocacy movement in the SIAA Principles and Standards.

3. Please note that Standards 3.1 and 3.2 associated with Principle 3 reflect the definition of independent advocacy in the Mental Health Act (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and differ from those in the SIAA Principles and Standards.

4. Please note that Standards 3.1 and 3.2 associated with Principle 3 reflect the definition of independent advocacy in the Mental Health Act (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and differ from those in the SIAA Principles and Standards. The remaining Principles and Standards i.e. Principles 1, 2 and 4 and the associated standards set out in above are consistent with the SIAA Principles and Standards.


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