Commissioning independent advocacy

Published: October 2014
Updated: March 2015 (Good practice section updated December 2016)

This resource is aimed at commissioners charged with meeting the new duties to provide advocacy under the Care Act 2014. It will help commissioning officers in local authorities think through their new duties and understand what they are required to do to comply with the new requirements of the Act.

The Good practice section outlines what emerging practice looks like in 2016 and how advocacy is being implemented in England.


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