Posts in Category: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Monmouthshire 

Equality & Human Rights Impact Assessments: Guidance for Local Authorities
According to the Public Sector Equality Duty review in Wales, Monmouthshire County Council has improved its EIA process, now requiring all proposals to Council to come with a completed EIA that is considered early on in the decision-making process.... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Pembrokeshire 

Scrutinising Changes to Community Services: Guidance for Local Authorities
Pembrokeshire County Council has a dedicated scrutiny committee to address older people’s issues. The role of the Older Persons, Health and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Committee is to review or scrutinise issues and services relevant to health... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Anglesey 

Scrutinising Changes to Community Services: Guidance for Local Authorities
In 2011/12, Anglesey County Council’ Environment and Technical Services Scrutiny Committee produced a report on the ‘Future Provision of Public Toilets on Anglesey’4. The report acknowledged that public toilets are “often seen as a lifeline to the... read more
 
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  01/02/2016   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Dementia Supportive Communities 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
On 12th August the first of our planned Dementia Supportive Communities Network events took place at the Newport Centre. The event focused on making communities dementia friendly. Rhiannon Davies from Brecon and Hay Dementia Supportive Community... read more
 
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  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Fishguard & Goodwick help define what it means to be Age-Friendly 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
Earlier this year, Ageing Well in Wales contributed to a pilot project in Fishguard & Goodwick to help define a set of indicators that can be used to measure how age - friendly a community is. The project was part of a global initiative organised by ... read more
 
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  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Welsh businesses to support Older People 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
We are proud to announce that Ageing Well in Wales will be an official partner of the Business in the Community Wales Action Week 2015. Business in the Community is a unique business - led charity that champions responsible business. Each year... read more
 
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  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Our Health, Our Health Service 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
Welsh Government is asking for views on how quality and governance of the NHS can be improved. This wide - ranging consultation should be of interest to anyone concerned with improving the healthcare of older people, and we encourage Ageing Well in... read more
 
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  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Campaign to End Loneliness comes to Cardiff 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
Ageing Well in Wales will be co-hosting the Campaign to End Loneliness Learning Network Conference in Cardiff on 20th January 2016. The event will bring together people from around the UK to share good practice and discuss how we can work together... read more
 
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  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Free training to tackle fuel poverty 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
Being able to keep your home warm is essential to wellbeing, but is all too often a challenge for older people. Nest is a Welsh Government scheme to help make homes warmer and more energy efficient
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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