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Ceartas Digest: 21st – 25th November

Monday- A member of the team went on a home visit to a woman who has accessed advocacy on several occasions before. It is a common misconception that you cannot use it…

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Ceartas Digest: 14th – 18th November 2016

Monday- A member of the team attended an AWI (Adults with Incapacity) meeting for an elderly lady who is currently in hospital as there is a possibility that she will require long…

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Ceartas Digest: 7th – 11th November 2016

Monday – Gemma supported a young man at a PIP Assessment. This involved helping him to express his views and helping him understand some of the information being discussed, when being assessed…


Ceartas: Independent Advocacy in East Dunbartonshire

Ceartas Advocacy provides Independent Advocacy to adults living in East Dunbartonshire. We prioritise working with people who have particular support needs: Older people; Dementia; Mental Health; Physical Disability; Learning Disability; Addictions; Sensory Impairment; Acquired Brain Injury and Additional Communication Needs. Some of the most common areas of work we are involved in are: Detentions and Tribunals under the Mental Health Act, Guardianship and Adults With Incapacity, Power of Attorney, PIP and ESA Assessments, Investigations and Case Conferences under the Adult Support and Protection Act, Children’s Hearings and Children’s Panels.