Posts in Category: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) - Clinical Lead Forum 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
ABUHB has developed a clinical lead forum to bring together Care Home Managers with other key organisations, such as CSSIW and Care Forum Wales, on a regular basis.
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Flintshire County Council 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
To ensure that quality of life is a core element of the commissioning process, Flintshire County Council has introduced an outcomes based quality monitoring process, which is based on consultations with older people and families about their... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Community Transport 

The Importance and Impact of Community Services within Wales (February 2014)
Community transport makes a significant contribution to the health and wellbeing agenda, helping older people to maintain their independence for longer, and combating loneliness and isolation by enabling participation in community life. There are... read more
 
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  01/02/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Public Toilets 

The Importance and Impact of Community Services within Wales (February 2014)
The British Toilet Association3 is developing an interactive UK toilet map which will identify and map all publicly accessible toilet facilities across the UK. In addition, the ‘sat lav’ initiative has been trialled in London to allow people to... read more
 
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  01/02/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Community Centres, Community Spaces 

The Importance and Impact of Community Services within Wales (February 2014)
The Age Well Centre in Llangefni, Anglesey, provides older people with activities and facilities to enable them to keep active and healthy4. The Widdershins Centre in Torfaen includes a number of facilities for older people, including a Learning... read more
 
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  01/02/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Lifelong Learning and Skills 

The Importance and Impact of Community Services within Wales (February 2014)
The Anglesey Agewell project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund, supports older people and responds to their learning needs by offering an appropriate range of learning opportunities9.
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  01/02/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Public Libraries 

The Importance and Impact of Community Services within Wales (February 2014)
In May 2012, Conwy was the first public library authority in Wales to provide access to Boardmaker (picture symbol) software that can be used by anyone who has language difficulties, including older people with some forms of dementia or anyone who... read more
 
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  01/02/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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