This course will enable those attending to have a greater understanding of the theoretical and practical applications of advocacy work and how these can enable people we support to feel more empowered in their lives by:
- Expressing their views and concerns with or without support.
- Accessing information and services.
- Promotion or defence of their rights and responsibilities.
- Exploring choices and options
It will look at the following:
- The difference between advocacy, support and advice roles
- Different types of advocacy
- Statutory advocacy duties under the Care act 2014
- Role of IMCA / IMHAs
- Key skills required by enablers to promote self-advocacy
- Empowering approaches
- Shifting power to the individual
- Challenging our own values
- Where to seek further information and advice
CARE CERTIFICATE In particular, aims to help meet the knowledge required to meet outcomes of standards: 1, 3 & 5 FUNDAMENTAL STANDARDS (CQC) In particular the course will enable the provider to help staff from the service demonstrate training has taken place around: Regulations 9, 10 & 11 CARE ACT 2014 GUIDANCE More specifically enables providers and their staff to understand their duties under sections 7, 10 & 13 of the Act (and their subsections) MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 – this subject area is woven into presentation and discussion as required during course delivery.
Please note: As far as reasonably possible we have indicated the standards covered.