Sage works with and on behalf of a person with their consent. Sage uses a Consent Form signed by our client, or their representative, which gives Sage permission to act on their behalf.
Sage uses two types of Consent Forms depending on the specific circumstances of our client:
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is signed by both Sage and another organisation and relates to the development and provision of independent support and advocacy services to residents and other service users. It sets out the responsibilities of both parties.
Sage Advocacy Service Policies & Guidelines includes a general statement of the service – objectives, context, underlying principles and the overall organisational structure. Policies and Guideline documents covering all key aspects of the service are outlined. Sage Advocacy policies and guidelines are drawn from literature and experience. This Resource Pack is informative for Sage Representatives, service delivery partners, funders and members of the public.