Read our advocacy stories to find out more about our impact

Advocacy can be a hard thing to explain. It is often mistaken for something legal. Advocacy is about being a voice for those who do not have one or feel they are not being listened to. To bring the work we do to life read our advocacy stories below.

Suzanne’s Story

“If it wasn’t for advocacy I would still be living at a care home as other professionals that were involved with me before have made me promises and let me down”

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Jim’s Story

Jim has dementia, he says he can’t think like he once did, he’s ‘not as sharp’. Jim was befriended and abused.

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‘Advocacy Matters created a new me’.

Sanjay had been isolated at home following an accident. He contacted Advocacy Matters to become a volunteer this is how he felt about his volunteering experience.

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Lucy’s Story

Lucy would not have been able to cope in the crisis without the support of her advocate.  She would have lost contact with the ouside world.

Read Lucy’s Story