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Question: Unit 10 PURPOSE AND PRINCIPLES OF INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY.

Assignment Question Understand independent advocacy.
1.1 Define independent advocacy.
1.2 Explain the limits to advocacy and boundaries to the service
1.3 Identify the different steps within the advocacy process.
1.4 Distinguish when independent advocacy can and cannot help.
1.5 Identify a range of services independent advocates commonly signpost to.
1.6 Explain the difference between advocacy provided by independent advocates and other people.

2 Explain principles and values underpinning Independent Advocates.
2.1 Explain the key principles underpinning Independent Advocacy
2.2 Explain why the key principles are important.

3 DESCRIBE THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADVOCACY
3.1 Explain the purpose of independent advocacy.
3.2 Identity of key milestones in the history of advocacy.
3.3 Explain the wider policy context of advocacy.

4 BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN DIFFERENT TYPES OF ADVOCACY SUPPORT AND THEIR PURPOSE.
4.1 Compare a range of advocacy modes.
4.2 Explain the purpose of different advocacy models
4.3 Identify the commonalities and differences in a range of advocacy.


5 Understand the roles and responsibilities of independent advocate
5.1 Explain roles and responsibilities within independent advocacy.
5.2 Describe the limits and boundaries of an independent advocate
5.3 Describe the skills, attitudes and personal attributes of a good advocate
5.4 Identify when and from whom to seek advice when faced with dilemmas.

6 Understand advocacy standards
6.1 Describe a range of standards which apply to independent advocacy.
6.2 Explain how standards can impact on the advocacy role and service.

Answer: 1.1 Independent advocacy is acting or speaking out on behalf of individual and representing their views due to illness, age or disability, or when the individual concern is finding it difficult to speak for his or herself.


1.2 The limits to advocacy and boundaries to the service means that advocates should know who to advocate for, when to do so, where advocacy should take place, how long the advocacy service will be, its goals, outcome, confidentiality as well as the knowledge of the service provision. Their boundaries have a certain limit in which people's behaviour and method of communication around them should be accepted. Also advocates expects people to communicate with them freely, ensure not to make judgements or give opinions to those they support. Boundaries are very important on the quality of the advocacy relationship because boundaries provide both advocate and individ...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
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  • Words: 2367
  • Date submitted: October 05, 2017
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  • Essay ID: 8153

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