The latest news from VoiceAbility.

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Director of Human Resources position

VoiceAbility are looking for a Director of Human Resources that inspires and enables the people around them to be their best

We're looking for someone who will bring a deep understanding of how our ability to deliver on our social mission can be driven by our people strategies. We want to find a leader who has absolute empathy with what we do and why and who has a leadership and management style which inspires and enables people to be their best. 

Could that be you?

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Proposed changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

The Law Commission published draft legislation to reform the law on DoLS on 13 March 2017. This law affects many thousands of people, most of whom are living in care homes and nursing homes. 

VoiceAbility engaged with the Law Commission strongly throughout the process with the aim of shaping the proposals so that they would provide effective, proportionate and realistic safeguards to disabled people’s rights. ​The Commission have concluded that the current system is ‘in crisis’ and must be changed and we have summarised the proposed impact for advocacy.

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VoiceAbility joins call to action for Government

VoiceAbility has joined with 74 other leading health and social care organisations to call on the Prime Minister to develop  a long-term cross-party settlement for health and care in response to the crisis in social care and health funding. Find out more and sign the petition. 

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Carers Rights… to Advocacy

Carers Rights Day focusses us all on ensuring you know what your rights are as a carer. Today, we want to help you understand your rights to advocacy.

Advocacy is about making sure that you have a voice. Advocates can help carers to understand your rights and what help is out there. If things are really tough, for example during periods of ill-health or because of disability, we can provide one to one support to make sure that your voice is heard.

Advocates can support you through a range of situations you find yourself in as a carer.

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