Member Benefits

As part of Advocacy Checklist membership with OPAAL, the Member will receive the following benefits:

  • Our training video on formal and informal advocacy and appropriate actions to take.
  • Access to the Advocacy Checklist logos in usable formats.
  • A PDF of the checklist for the Member to reproduce and display.
  • A plain Advocacy Checklist branded PDF to complete with the names of the preferred advocacy provider, for the Member to display on notice boards etc.
  • A link showing membership details on the OPAAL page.
  • A link showing membership displayed on our list of Advocacy Checklist scheme participants.
  • A specific email address to where members can send any content they want to share on our website or on our FB/Twitter pages, and links to all.
  • A copy of a bulletin that goes out to all our members, with a “welcome message” and all subsequent bulletins.

Member Undertakings

To satisfy the requirements of the Advocacy Checklist the Member agrees to use reasonable endeavours to:

  • Provide a picture of their staff with the signed checklist, that OPAAL can share with our digital audiences/use in the press etc. (i.e. with full names and permissions)
  • Provide a quote from the signatory of the checklist that OPAAL can share with our audiences.
  • Provide a picture of where the checklist is displayed on the premises.
  • Provide a link to their website showing:
    • the Advocacy Checklist logo displayed
    • signposting to their preferred advocacy provider, or the OPAAL website
  • Confirm that the training video has been received and shared with staff.

Membership Subscription

  • The annual subscription for the Advocacy Checklist membership is £200 per care setting.
  • Your membership will commence on the first of the month following receipt of your subscription payment, and continue for a period of twelve months, subject to renewal.


The member agrees that they will not:

  • Share the training video with non-members.
  • Reproduce any of the information received as part of their membership and share it with non-members.
  • Post inappropriate, inaccurate or offensive content to membership forums and discussions.


  • The Member will not hold OPAAL liable for any direct or indirect damage that might occur to them while participating in the membership.
  • The Member agrees and understands that OPAAL cannot guarantee any results from their membership.


OPAAL will not share any contact or personal information about the Member with other members, non-members or any third parties.

Membership Termination

  • OPAAL has a right to terminate the Member’s membership before the expiration of the twelve month term if any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement are violated.
  • The Member can terminate their membership at any point and for any reason before the expiration of the twelve month term.

Publication of content

  • The use of content provided by the Member to share on our website and/or Facebook Page and/or Twitter page is published at our discretion, and is not guaranteed.
  • OPAAL will not share content that it considers inappropriate, inaccurate or offensive content.


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