Success stories

The latest stories from VoiceAbility.

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Keeping people safe: Advocacy as critical friend

“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.

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50 years ago - A day to remember

On this day 50 years ago, not long after dawn, the House of Commons passed the Bill to partially decriminalise sex between consenting men in England. It became law (The Sexual Offences Act) at the end of July 1967. The work continues to ensure that individual people and families have rights which are respected. Through our individual work, collective support and influencing, we are a part of that change. This account of our support provides an example of the difference which we can and do make in people’s lives.  

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Harry - A Person Centred Move?

When Harry's advocate saw the plan for Harry's move from hospital, he quickly realised that a major element was missing - Harry. The advocate helped to ensure that Harry was supported to understand what was happening and where he was going to be living.

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