Posts in Category: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Wrexham 

Equality & Human Rights Impact Assessments: Guidance for Local Authorities
Wrexham County Borough Council, with support from the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Welsh Local Government Association, has developed ‘Equality Impact Assessment: Are We Being Fair?’ The template covers all equality assessment needs... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Vale of Glamorgan 

Equality & Human Rights Impact Assessments: Guidance for Local Authorities
In the Vale of Glamorgan, the County Council proposed a reconfiguration of the Adult Community Learning Service due to funding reductions to the Adult Community Learning Grant. Engagement with the Older Persons Forum found that older learners would... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Betsi Cadwaladr 

Equality & Human Rights Impact Assessments: Guidance for Local Authorities
In a Welsh context, a human rights based approach is not new. For example, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has put human rights at the heart of a toolkit for ward sisters and charge nurses focusing on nutrition and hydration3. In addition,... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Bridgend 

Equality & Human Rights Impact Assessments: Guidance for Local Authorities
Bridgend County Borough Council proposed to relocate Bridgend’s central library to a newly refurbished life centre that is being operated in partnership with social enterprise Halo Leisure. The EIA identified the potential impact of the proposal on... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Conwy 

Equality & Human Rights Impact Assessments: Guidance for Local Authorities
Conwy County Borough Council used local socio-demographic information and consultation to avoid radical cuts in its library services that might have impacted adversely on older people and disabled people. ‘As a result of the consultation, the... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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