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Welcome to our information hub!

The hub contains SIAA’s publications, including independent advocacy guidance, research reports, and policy briefings. We also include interesting books, videos, and leaflets as well as other resources useful for understanding independent advocacy in Scotland.

If you are new to independent advocacy, the best place to start is with the Independent Advocacy Principles, Standards and Code of Best Practice, which is the key foundational document for independent advocacy in Scotland.

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Self-directed Support and Independent Advocacy

Reseach report exploring the value of independent advocacy for suvivors of stroke.

2018 pdf 748 KB Download Self-directed Support and Independent Advocacy
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Advocacy Map 2015 – 2016

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2015 to 2016.

2017 pdf 448 KB Download Advocacy Map 2015 – 2016
Research Report: Exploring the Value of Independent Advocacy

Reseach report exploring the value of independent advocacy and examining current advocacy provision in Scotland.

2014 pdf 195 KB Download Research Report: Exploring the Value of Independent Advocacy
Research Report: Directing your own Support?

A report examining the value of independent advocacy in supporting people through the Self-directed Support journey.

2014 pdf 221 KB Download Research Report: Directing your own Support?
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Research Report: Advocacy is for the People

Research into the impact of Independent Advocacy on the lives of older people.

2014 pdf 215 KB Download Research Report: Advocacy is for the People
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Impact of Independent Advocacy for People with Learning Disabilities

Research into the impact of independent advocacy on the lives of people experiencing Learning Disabilities.

2014 pdf 198 KB Download Impact of Independent Advocacy for People with Learning Disabilities
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Research Report: Advocacy changed my life

Research into the impact of independent advocacy on the lives of people experiencing mental illness.

2014 pdf 244 KB Download Research Report: Advocacy changed my life
Advocacy Map 2013 – 2014

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2013 to 2014.

2014 pdf 8 MB Download Advocacy Map 2013 – 2014
Towards the Future

A brief history of advocacy in Scotland.

2013 pdf 597 KB Download Towards the Future
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Independent Advocacy and the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Report detailing SIAA members’ survey results relating to independent advocacy and the Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.

2013 pdf 416 KB Download Independent Advocacy and the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007
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Advocacy Map 2011 – 2012

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2011 to 2012.

2013 pdf 8 MB Download Advocacy Map 2011 – 2012
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Advocacy, the Patients’ Rights (Scotland) Act 2011

Report detailing SIAA members’ survey results relating to independent advocacy and the Patients’ Rights (Scotland) Act 2011.

2013 pdf 381 KB Download Advocacy, the Patients’ Rights (Scotland) Act 2011
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Ten Years of Advocacy Provision

As part of the ten year anniversary of Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA), this report looks back at ten years of mapping advocacy provision.

2013 pdf 761 KB Download Ten Years of Advocacy Provision
Research Report: More for Less

Independent Advocacy: More Demand, Less Funding. Report covering the economic recession’s increasingly negative impact on the most vulnerable.

2011 pdf 738 KB Download Research Report: More for Less
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Funding Opportunities in Advocacy

A 2011 report looking at funding opportunities for independent advocacy organisations.

2011 pdf 941 KB Download Funding Opportunities in Advocacy
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Research Report: Available for All?

A report on independent advocacy for individuals with problem drug use in Scotland.

2010 pdf 1 MB Download Research Report: Available for All?
Advocacy Map 2009 – 2010

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2009 to 2010.

2010 pdf 14 MB Download Advocacy Map 2009 – 2010
Research Report: Independent Advocacy for Older People

A 2010 report into independent advocacy practice and provision for older people in Scotland.

2010 pdf 228 KB Download Research Report: Independent Advocacy for Older People
Literature Review: independent advocacy and survivors of stroke

Literature review of independent advocacy and survivors of stroke.

2010 pdf 740 KB Download Literature Review: independent advocacy and survivors of stroke
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Advocacy Map 2007 – 2008

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2007 to 2008.

2008 pdf 327 KB Download Advocacy Map 2007 – 2008
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Advocacy Map 2003 – 2004

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2003 to 2004. Published by Advocacy Safeguards Agency (2004).

2004 pdf 459 KB Download Advocacy Map 2003 – 2004

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Self-directed Support and Independent Advocacy

Summary:

Reseach report exploring the value of independent advocacy for suvivors of stroke.

Preview:
Date:
2018
Type:
pdf
Size:
748 KB
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Advocacy Map 2015 – 2016

Summary:

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2015 to 2016.

Preview:
Advocacy map cover
Date:
2017
Type:
pdf
Size:
448 KB
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Research Report: Exploring the Value of Independent Advocacy

Summary:

Reseach report exploring the value of independent advocacy and examining current advocacy provision in Scotland.

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Date:
2014
Type:
pdf
Size:
195 KB
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Research Report: Directing your own Support?

Summary:

A report examining the value of independent advocacy in supporting people through the Self-directed Support journey.

Preview:
Date:
2014
Type:
pdf
Size:
221 KB
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Research Report: Advocacy is for the People

Summary:

Research into the impact of Independent Advocacy on the lives of older people.

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Date:
2014
Type:
pdf
Size:
215 KB
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Impact of Independent Advocacy for People with Learning Disabilities

Summary:

Research into the impact of independent advocacy on the lives of people experiencing Learning Disabilities.

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Date:
2014
Type:
pdf
Size:
198 KB
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Research Report: Advocacy changed my life

Summary:

Research into the impact of independent advocacy on the lives of people experiencing mental illness.

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Date:
2014
Type:
pdf
Size:
244 KB
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Advocacy Map 2013 – 2014

Summary:

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2013 to 2014.

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Date:
2014
Type:
pdf
Size:
8 MB
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Towards the Future

Summary:

A brief history of advocacy in Scotland.

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Date:
2013
Type:
pdf
Size:
597 KB
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Independent Advocacy and the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Summary:

Report detailing SIAA members’ survey results relating to independent advocacy and the Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.

Preview:
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Date:
2013
Type:
pdf
Size:
416 KB
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Advocacy Map 2011 – 2012

Summary:

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2011 to 2012.

Preview:
SIAA Advocacy Map 2011-2012
Date:
2013
Type:
pdf
Size:
8 MB
View/download file(Advocacy Map 2011 – 2012)

Advocacy, the Patients’ Rights (Scotland) Act 2011

Summary:

Report detailing SIAA members’ survey results relating to independent advocacy and the Patients’ Rights (Scotland) Act 2011.

Preview:
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Date:
2013
Type:
pdf
Size:
381 KB
View/download file(Advocacy, the Patients’ Rights (Scotland) Act 2011)

Ten Years of Advocacy Provision

Summary:

As part of the ten year anniversary of Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA), this report looks back at ten years of mapping advocacy provision.

Preview:
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Date:
2013
Type:
pdf
Size:
761 KB
View/download file(Ten Years of Advocacy Provision)

Research Report: More for Less

Summary:

Independent Advocacy: More Demand, Less Funding. Report covering the economic recession’s increasingly negative impact on the most vulnerable.

Preview:
Date:
2011
Type:
pdf
Size:
738 KB
View/download file(Research Report: More for Less)

Funding Opportunities in Advocacy

Summary:

A 2011 report looking at funding opportunities for independent advocacy organisations.

Preview:
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Date:
2011
Type:
pdf
Size:
941 KB
View/download file(Funding Opportunities in Advocacy)

Research Report: Available for All?

Summary:

A report on independent advocacy for individuals with problem drug use in Scotland.

Preview:
Available for All
Date:
2010
Type:
pdf
Size:
1 MB
View/download file(Research Report: Available for All?)

Advocacy Map 2009 – 2010

Summary:

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2009 to 2010.

Preview:
Date:
2010
Type:
pdf
Size:
14 MB
View/download file(Advocacy Map 2009 – 2010)

Research Report: Independent Advocacy for Older People

Summary:

A 2010 report into independent advocacy practice and provision for older people in Scotland.

Preview:
Date:
2010
Type:
pdf
Size:
228 KB
View/download file(Research Report: Independent Advocacy for Older People)

Literature Review: independent advocacy and survivors of stroke

Summary:

Literature review of independent advocacy and survivors of stroke.

Preview:
Date:
2010
Type:
pdf
Size:
740 KB
View/download file(Literature Review: independent advocacy and survivors of stroke)

Advocacy Map 2007 – 2008

Summary:

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2007 to 2008.

Preview:
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Date:
2008
Type:
pdf
Size:
327 KB
View/download file(Advocacy Map 2007 – 2008)

Advocacy Map 2003 – 2004

Summary:

A map of independent advocacy across Scotland from 2003 to 2004. Published by Advocacy Safeguards Agency (2004).

Preview:
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Date:
2004
Type:
pdf
Size:
459 KB
View/download file(Advocacy Map 2003 – 2004)
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