Advocacy Stories

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 […]
1 April, 2020
Linda hosting a session at Get Set Go

#CeartasDiaries – Linda discussing the Get Set Go project

#CeartasDiaries is an insight into independent advocacy and the activities we run at Ceartas. Today we welcome Linda McGavin, Advocacy Link Worker, discussing the Get Set […]
13 January, 2020
SB website birthday pic (blog post)

#CeartasDiaries: A chat with our Services Manager, Sharon Bairden, about Independent Advocacy

At the start of a new year we like to consider where we are going, how we develop and what we can learn. Here at Ceartas […]
21 February, 2013

Karen Faull: Volunteer

Due to the success of the De Café: Our Stories booklet, I was delighted to be involved in producing this ‘Advocacy Stories’ booklet.  I worked alongside […]
21 February, 2013

Non-Instructed Advocacy

MB was referred to our service by her care providers who were concerned that she was not appropriately placed.  MB was not able to communicate due […]
21 February, 2013

Helen Moran

My name is Helen Moran and I first became aware of Ceartas because I was a committee member and volunteer with Headway. We hosted a workshop […]
21 February, 2013

Peter Prior

My name is Peter and I first became aware of Ceartas when my late wife, Cathy, was diagnosed with vascular dementia. I was advised by the […]