The Advocacy Checklist is a way you and your organisation can publicly demonstrate your commitment to putting the needs and wants of the older people in your care or in your life, at the heart of all you do.
It is a simple series of easy steps for you and your teams to take, to show older people and those their loved ones, that you have committed to listening and taking action, to help an older person speak up about how they want to live their lives – irrespective of their circumstances.
We are each the expert on ourselves. Committing to valuing the ideas and opinions of older people acknowledges this key principle. And when adhered to, the Advocacy Checklist provides a valuable marque of good practice that indicates assured professionalism and compassion when providing services to older people.
Here is what the Advocacy Checklist will require of you and your team members.
What you will get out of joining the scheme.
As part of Advocacy Checklist membership with OPAAL, the Member will receive the following benefits:
To satisfy the requirements of the Advocacy Checklist the Member agrees to use reasonable endeavours to:
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