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Term: advocacy

Term details for 'advocacy'

Exerting influence and/or speaking up on behalf of certain groups or organisations within political and legal power structures. Includes legal advocacy; professional advocacy; self-advocacy; citizen advocacy; collective, class or group advocacy; peer advocacy, patients advocacy; informal advocacy.

Broader terms
communication
Narrower terms
appropriate adult, Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy, Independent Mental Health Advocacy, self-advocacy
Related terms
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, empowerment, rights, social work methods

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