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.

Restrictions

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.

Liability

  • 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.

Privacy

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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