Care Act - Independent Advocacy - E-Learning/Online Course

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The aim of the duty to provide independent advocacy is to enable people who have substantial difficulty in being involved in these local authority processes to be supported in that involvement as fully as possible, and where necessary to be represented by an advocate who speaks on their behalf.

Learning Outcomes

What is meant by ‘substantial difficulty’

The four areas where ‘substantial difficulty’ might be found

How to determine if someone has a ‘substantial difficulty’ being involved

Who can be an ‘appropriate individual’

What an ‘appropriate individual’ is expected to do

Understand what independent advocacy is

Know the role and responsibilities of the independent advocate

Learn what knowledge an independent advocate is required know

Know how independent advocates can be supported

Learn about the interface with the Mental Capacity Act

Benefits of Online/E-Learning

  • Flexible learning at your convenience
  • Course can be started any date/time you wish
  • No deadlines
  • Cost effective
  • Fast easy access
  • Certificate given on completion of course

***We have a wide range of other online courses from Customer Service to Health & Safety, ranging from an introductory level to an advanced level.***

  • Advice services
  • Carers
  • Children and families
  • Community development
  • Community relations
  • Disability
  • Education/training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Rural development
  • Volunteer development
  • Women
  • Young people
  • care act
  • staff
  • employers
  • employees
  • Mental health
  • Training
  • Education
  • health

Date and Time

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44 Carleton Street
Portadown, County Armagh
BT62 3EP
United Kingdom

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