Age-Friendly Update

The New Year, 2024.
Age-Friendly updates will provide articles on the Age-Friendly Communities programme in Caerphilly. It will include the rest of Wales when information is available.

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Search for Coproduction

Search for coproduction reviews the Welsh requirements for coproduction and involvement. An analysis by Bing AI could not find relevant published policies on council websites.

Age and Community

The 'Age; in Age-Friendly is inclusive of everybody. It does not describe an older demographic. The entire community is involved in Age-Friendly Communities.

Age-Friendly reimagined

An introduction to the renewed programme of Age-Friendly Communities. The Welsh Government's latest strategy for older people supports this .
Care Home residents using virtual reality headsets.

Dementia Action Week

Caerphilly Over 50 "Inside - Outside" Virtuality project celebrates Dementia Action Week in Min Y Mynydd Care Home.

Min Y Mynydd Care Home

Care Homes remained under Covid restrictions longer than the rest of the population. In February this year, it was finally possible for us to enter a Care Home. We took our Virtual Reality videos to Min y Mynydd Care Home.
Virtual Reality headset

Virtual Reality Videos

How our Virtual Reality project, "Inside - Outside", started. They provide the opportunity for Care Home residents to explore the world outside the Care Home.

Elvis Tribute Act

CJ Horton performed his 'Elvis' Tribute Act in Ty Penallts during the Covid pandemic. We filmed the performance for our 'Inside-Outside' Virtual Reality project to take into Care Homes.

Poetry Together

Gyles Brandreth conceived the idea of Poetry Together. This article tells the story of Trafalgar Park Care Home and Lewis School and how they enjoyed poetry together.