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Full of Life Carers' Advocacy Service



Full of Life’s Carer's Advocacy Service supports parent carers of adults with a learning disability. The service ensures that parent carers know their rights and the rights of the person they care for.

Parents are empowered and supported to continue their life long role as a parent carer. The service provides independent practical support, advice and information on the following:

  • Issues relating to Social Services, such as Carer’s Assessments, Needs Assessments and Access to Services
  • Support with Transtion from Children to Adult Services
  • Education Service (16 plus)
  • General information and advice relating to benefits and housing
  • Form filling (Benefits, grants and applications)
  • Support attending meetings/reviews
  • Complaints (support/advice)
  • Liaising with services and professionals to access the best support for families.
  • Provides a quarterly newsletter for parent carers

The Carer's Advocacy Service also works to ensure that parent carers and their families are at the heart of service development.



Who to contact

Contact Name
Samantha Peters
Contact Position
Carer's Advocate
Telephone
 020 8962 9917
E-mail
 advocacy@fulloflifekc.com
Social Media
Website
www.fulloflifekc.com
Parent Organisation
Full of Life

Where to go

Name
Full of Life
Address
Kensal House
379 Ladbroke Grove
London
Postcode
W10 5BQ

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
14-25

Local Offer

Local Offer Record `
Who is this service available to?

The carers advocacy service is for parent carers of disabled young people and adults over the age of 14 living in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

How do you access this service?

Parents can self-refer, or be referred by a relevant professional at any time by contacting Full of Life.

How do we ensure the quality of this service?

All of Full of Life’s services are quality assured by:



  • Quarterly monitoring

  • Management committee meetings with professionals from education, health and social care in attendance

  • Annual reports/reviews; and

  • Parent carer service evaluations via an online survey

  • Parents are also given the opportunity to share their views during the Parent Forums.


The young people and staff are also given regular opportunities to give feedback on Full of Life’s Services for young people. All of this information is used to shape and develop services.

Last Updated 20/11/2019

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