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A reflection from our Chief Executive: The Power of Advocacy
At its heart advocacy is simply about giving someone the support they need to have their voice heard. Over 20 years ago I was lucky enough to find myself on placement from…
Mary's story: The power of being heard
Our advocates work to ensure that people are fully represented in the decision-making processes that impact their lives. Our Independent Mental Capacity Advocates support people…
'The true essence of advocacy' by Kellie Woodley
Let's take advocacy back to basics. In our world which filled with complicated acronyms and challenging hurdles, it's crucial to remember the true essence of advocacy.  It's a…
Arthur’s story: Standing up and speaking out
Our advocates work to ensure that people are fully represented in the decision-making processes that impact their lives. Our Care Act Advocates support people to be involved in…
Our Advocacy Hub: Here to help
The Advocacy Hub is predominantly based in Carlisle, with remote team members also in our Teesside area. The team is made up of members from different age groups and professional…
John's story with Young People First
John (not the participant's real name) was 16 when he joined his first youth activity. Initially, he appeared unsure and nervous, but he stuck with it and continued to come along…
Healthwatch Lancashires September news
Your September e-newsletter from your local Healthwatch is here!This month we held two (yes two!) of our very own Health and Wellbeing events in Preston and Hornby, as well as…
Headline Sponsor announced for the People First Awards 2024
This year, for the first time, a groundbreaking event took place in Cumbria. People First learners, families, health and social care leaders and businesses came together to…
Autumn East Lancashire Voices Newsletter
Catch up with the latest news from our People First Self Advocacy group East Lancashire Voices in our Autumn Newsletter If you would like to know more about our self advocacy…