STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES AND VALUES

These are the principles and values that underpin the work of South East Essex Advocacy For Older People:

  • What a person says and wants is our guiding criteria
  • Advocates will empower people to represent themselves effectively
  • Advocacy will help people make informed choices
  • Advocates will not have conflicts of interest
  • People should be able to choose from a range of advocacy services to best suit their needs
  • Advocacy services must work on the basis and within the values of equality