Benefits of Independent Advocacy (Dementia Advocacy Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012].

Summary

This document reports 16 stories which have been selected to demonstrate the benefits that independent advocacy can have for the lives of people with dementia. The stories illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding of the advocates. These stories also indicate how advocacy helps not just those directly supported but also has a wider benefit for services and service providers.

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Reference

Trevett, A. Enright, C. [and] Dementia Advocacy Network (2012). Taking their side: fighting their corner. London: Dementia Advocacy Network (DAN), 2012. 42p.

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Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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