Working with my advocate has given me confidence to speak up for myself.
We work with over 30,000 people in local communities every year, and influence policy-making nationally to make sure people’s voices are heard.
Making an impact
In 2018-19, we supported 32,000 people through our services
People helped through individual advocacy
People helped through peer advocacy
In 2019-20 we also
- completely or partly achieved 91% of the specific changes people we worked with wanted
- influenced government on DoLS legislation, and helped shape the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill and accompanying Code of Practice
- stepped forward to help advocates prevent over-medication, launching a STOMP top tips guide for advocates in collaboration with NHS England