Laridae stands for Liverpool Advocacy Rights Information Development and Equality. *
We are a Community Interest Company or CIC which means we are a social enterprise working for the community - not for personal gain or profit.
2012 - Founded
2013 - Began delivering the information part of the Healthwatch Liverpool service
2015 - In partnership with LCVS, began delivering the newly joined up Healthwatch Liverpool service, bringing together the scrutiny and information functions of the service
2018 - Contract to deliver Healthwatch Liverpool service extended, incorporating NHS Complaints Advocacy and additional social care public engagement work
Since our founding in 2012 we have grown from employing a single member of staff to 18 members of staff in 2019.
We're proud of what we've achieved in the past 7 years and we want to continue to build on our reputation as a trusted provider of information and engagement services and improve outcomes for everyone in Liverpool.
*Laridae is the name of the family of seabirds to which seagulls belong!