Advocacy Stories

13 May, 2022

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek: case study from Advocacy Worker Susie

Date of Case Study: 13th May 2022 Work undertaken: Richard has used advocacy services several times in the past for support at medical appointments and for […]
13 May, 2022

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek: case study from Advocacy Worker Jacqueline

Date of Case Study: 13th May 2022 Work undertaken: Trevor lost his wife to cancer 5 years ago and after Covid found it increasingly hard to […]
7 May, 2022

Scottish Learning Disability Week: case study from Advocacy Worker Jacqueline

Advocacy worker, Jacqueline supported a lady with complex health needs and a learning disability to go through the process of hospital discharge. The lady had been […]
6 May, 2022

Scottish Learning Disability Week: Muleya visits John Street House

Muleya met with residents and staff at John Street House and focused on: Article 8: Right to respect for private and family life, home, and correspondence. […]
4 May, 2022

Learning Disability Week 2022: Case Study by Social Work Student Kacey Carmody, on placement at Ceartas

Service user group – Learning Disability Kacey worked with an advocacy partner named FF who is an elderly man that lives alone and has a learning […]
2 May, 2022

Scottish Learning Disability Week 2022

To celebrate Scottish Learning Disabilities Week 2022, we will be posting information and case studies on our website demonstrating how independent advocacy works closely with and […]
20 May, 2020
CEO Gordon Thomson smiling in garden

#CeartasDiaries: Gordon talks Ceartas, Independent Advocacy and the challenges brought by COVID19

#CeartasDiaries is an insight into independent advocacy and the activities we run at Ceartas. Today our CEO, Gordon Thomson talks Ceartas, our ongoing campaign championing independent […]
16 April, 2020
Alex holding See Me merchandise

#CeartasDiaries: Alex uses Skype to chat with a service user in hospital

#CeartasDiaries is an insight into independent advocacy and the activities we run at Ceartas. Advocacy Worker, Alex Doherty, chats about her experience of using Skype to […]
1 April, 2020
Gemma chatting to a service user

#CeartasDiaries: a Day in the Life of Gemma Graham, Senior Advocacy Worker

#CeartasDiaries is an insight into independent advocacy and the activities we run at Ceartas. Here we have Senior Advocacy Worker, Gemma Graham, discussing her normal working […]