Principle 1: Independent advocacy puts the people who use it first
- Independent advocacy is directed by the needs, interests, views and wishes of the people who use it.
- Independent advocacy helps people have control over their lives and be fully involved in decisions that affect them
- Independent advocacy tries to make sure that peoples basic rights are protected
- Independent advocacy values the people who use it and always treats people with respect and dignity
Principle 2: Independent advocacy is accountable
- Independent advocacy is accountable to the people who use it
- Independent advocacy is accountable under the law
- Independent advocacy advocacy is effectively managed
Principle 3: Independent advocacy is as free as it can be from conflicts of interest
- Independent advocacy cannot be controlled by a service provider
- Independent advocacy and promoting independent advocacy are the only things that we do
- Independent advocacy looks out for an minimises conflicts of interest
Principle 4: Independent advocacy is accessible
- Independent advocacy reaches out to the widest possible range of people, regardless of ability or life circumstances
Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce donates £1100....
On Thursday 31st August, members of our expressive advocacy groups took part in a workshop held at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow....
Conversations in the Crafternoons group descended on the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow to hold their event Sew-cial Sessions....