Provision of Advocacy Services for Residents

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This procedure ensures that all residents of the residential home have the right to access advocacy services or an advocate of their choice during their stay in the residential home. This may be to assist in a decision, to facilitate their participation in the care received or to aid communication between the resident and the residential home.

This policy has been updated to incorporate ‘S.I. No. 628/2022 – Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in Designated Centres for Older People) (Amendment) Regulations 2022’, National Institute for Health Care and Excellence (2022), Advocacy Services for adults with health and social care needs, NICE Guideline [NG227] and Code of Conduct for Independent Advocates (Decision Support Service, 2023).

Last updated 19/05/2023.


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This Policy and Procedure is in line with HIQA National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland and the Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Standards for Long Term Care and evidence based best practice.

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