Proposed changes to advocacy services

Closed 3 Aug 2018

Opened 21 May 2018


Adult Social Care (ASC) currently commissions (buys) a number of advocacy services to help people to understand and say what they want, secure their rights, represent their views, wishes, and interests and obtain services they need. Under the Care Act 2014, councils are required to provide certain types of advocacy. 
Current advocacy contracts are due to end on 31 March 2019.
The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on proposals for the future of this funding.   

What Happens Next

Following the end of the consultation period, we will provide feedback on the findings here.


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