Advocacy: Susan's Story
Susan has autism and resides in 24-hour care accommodation.
The manager of the home had been trying get more funding to support Susan to get out in the community more to lessen the restrictions to her liberty due to being in care. The manager contacted Susan’s Relevant Persons Representative (RPR) to support the process.
The RPR spoke to Susan and learned that she liked where she lives, going to a day service, going out for walks, on the bus and shopping. The RPR facilitated meetings and provided support that resulted in Susan securing extra funding, this meant Susan was able to enjoy an extra day service and more days out thanks to the impact Advocacy has made for her.
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St. Helens Professional
"Thank you so much, this has given me so much confidence and I feel now that I will get the sort of treatment I need, in the way I need it to be."
Fylde Service User
"Thank you for your support... I now feel strong enough to make my own decisions and my aim is to continue to act independently with other areas of my life."
Lancaster Service User
"Your input was superb, exactly what I needed; an independent person to help me to question and comment and move things forward."
Blackburn with Darwen Service User
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