Carers Rights Day is about making sure carers are aware of their rights, and raising awareness of the needs of carers. Last year our advocates supported over 2000 carers to understand their rights and get the help they needed.
When Jake’s support worker told him he had to move into a new flat on his own, he was upset and worried. Nobody would listen to him except the manager at his day centre - and his VoiceAbility advocate.
“I suddenly started to find that I was supporting many people from one particular ward to make complaints..." We help our commissioners identify changes that are needed in systems that affect lots of people.