Posts in Category: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Finance Wales offers a helping hand to carers 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
As the nation gets older, it is becoming increasingly common for people to have caring responsibilities for older relatives. Juggling work and family caring commitments presents a real challenge for many, but often goes unrecognised. Recent reports... read more
 
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  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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All Aboard First Bus on its journey to become Dementia Friendly 

Ageing Well in Wales Newsletter - Issue 2, Summer 2015
As the population ages, the possibility of frontline employees, like bus drivers, coming into direct contact with older people with dementia increases. In light of this, First Bus group are taking steps to give its staff training in how best to... read more
 
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  04/09/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Hospital Discharge Support Service - Age Connects Morgannwg 

Effective Engagement with Local Authorities: Toolkit for Older People
The service has been operating at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, for three years and was developed in partnership with Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. Building on the traditional hospital discharge service model, the... read more
 
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  24/04/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Beaumaris Leisure Centre - Canolfan Beaumaris a’r Cylch 

Effective Engagement with Local Authorities: Toolkit for Older People
On Anglesey, a social enterprise has been established to manage Beaumaris Leisure Centre. With the County Council under increasing pressure to reduce expenditure, the social enterprise is an innovative response to ensuring that the Centre remains... read more
 
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  24/04/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Meals on Wheels - Anglesey County Council 

Effective Engagement with Local Authorities: Toolkit for Older People
The County Council is working on a programme to transform adult services to meet the demographic challenges and the future expectations of older people. Responding to an increasingly challenging budgetary settlement, the Council decided to transfer... read more
 
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  24/04/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Agewell Hwyliog Môn - Anglesey County Council, Agewell Hwyliog Môn charity 

Effective Engagement with Local Authorities: Toolkit for Older People
The project aims to develop the Council’s Preventative Strategy by establishing three Agewell centres (based in Amlwch, Brynsiencyn and Llangefni) that work on the principle of inclusion, and sign-posting and improving access to mainstream and... read more
 
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  24/04/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Pop-Up Library Service - Vale of Glamorgan County Council 

Effective Engagement with Local Authorities: Toolkit for Older People
With drastic financial reductions threatening the future of libraries across Wales, the Council has developed a Pop-Up Library Service. By visiting a number of Care Homes and Sheltered Housing Schemes across the Vale once a week, the Service, led by ... read more
 
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  24/04/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Community Inclusion Small Grant Scheme - Wrexham County Borough Council 

Effective Engagement with Local Authorities: Toolkit for Older People
The Scheme provides funding to community groups to develop low-level support and activities for older people within that community. By focusing on promoting and supporting innovative, citizen-centred projects, the Scheme develops supportive... read more
 
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  24/04/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Bridgend 

Crimes against, and abuse of, older people in Wales (January 2015)
A content analysis of the AAPC report and the qualitative and quantitative data demonstrated a very strong understanding of domestic violence specific to older people, where choice and empowerment for service users was prioritised. There was also... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/01/2015   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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