Making Safeguarding Personal | What might ‘good’ look like for advocacy?

Adult Services
Safeguarding: Adults

Posted: 26 November 2017

Advocacy plays a critical part in safeguarding adults, both on the front line, and at a strategic level as a partner on safeguarding adults boards. This resource aims to outline and help shape the role that advocacy can play in Making Safeguarding Personal, by offering support to those who have duties to commission advocacy and to the advocacy sector in its delivery. This in turn will support people who use services and carers.


1. Introduction 4

2. Summary 6

3. The current context 8

4. Developing Making Safeguarding Personal

- Leading Making Safeguarding Personal

- Supporting and developing the advocacy workforce

- Early intervention, prevention and engaging with people

- Engaging across organisations in Making Safeguarding Personal

5. Facilitating effective delivery of Making Safeguarding Personal

- Commissioning advocacy to make safeguarding personal

- Measuring outcomes of advocacy

6. The impact of a Making Safeguarding Personal approach

- Resources

Appendix 1:

- Setting safeguarding adults board priorities against expectations in the Care and Support Statutory Guidance

Appendix 2:

- Core principles for safeguarding adults in support of Making Safeguarding Personal


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