Giving a Voice

Advocacy on behalf of people with dementia and people with cancer: a study of the effect on service users lives We are pleased to announce the publication of another research report, Giving a Voice, published by BJF and carried out by the University of Salford. The work has been concentratedon two of our projects focused respectively on meeting the different needs of people with dementia and people with cancer. To read more click here ... Read more

Could you volunteer for us?

We are always looking for volunteers. If you’d like to give back, and support people going through some tough challenges volunteer with us. You can learn new skills and enhance existing ones. We will aim to give you a rewarding volunteering experience with ongoing training with help from a supportive team ... Read more

National Advocacy Conference

Staff Blog -  The National Advocacy Conference organised by Kate Mercer Training was the place to be as I am always keen to keep up to date with changes and innovations in advocacy so I was really pleased to be able to attend. The Conference provided some excellent speakers who highlighted some of the changes to statutory advocacy, with particular reference to the recently introduced Care Act. The introduction of a statutory right to an advocate has for some time been embedded in laws such as the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act; and many advocates hoped that the Care Act would increase the access to advocacy for many more people who have care and support needs.  ... Read more

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