"A person who is not paid for doing so but who provides care to someone who has an illness, disability or other condition which means they need support."
"She was so helpful and supportive throughout a worrying time; she was the only person who listened and was on our side."
"...someone to listen to you when you don't know where to turn..."
"I was given reassurance and never felt alone."
"Advocacy really got things moving."
"My advocate supported me through a complaints procedure, with very successfull results."