Advocare’s mission is to provide an independent voice on behalf of older people, informing service delivery and influencing practice.
As an independent not-for-profit organisation we provide a range of services especially designed to assist seniors and their families and carers.
We always seek to raise public awareness and understanding of older people’s rights, as we encourage and empower communities where everyone is heard and valued.
Our guiding principles
Our work is always underpinned by the following legislation and charters.
- Aged Care Act 1997
- United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Principles for Older Persons (1991)
- Charter of Care Recipients’ Rights and Responsibilities – Residential Care
- Charter of Care Recipients’ Rights and Responsibilities – Home Care
- Home and Community Care Rights and Responsibilities
- Australian Consumer Law
Finalist – 2016 HESTA Community Sector Awards for Social Impact
Winner – 2015 Consumer Protection Awards for Organisational Achievement
Winner – 2014 ACSWA Excellence in Care Awards
Finalist – 2014 Consumer Protection Awards for Organisational Achievement
Finalist – 2014 Health Consumers Council Innovation Award
Finalist – 2014 WA Seniors Awards for Senior Advocate