INSIDE – OUTSIDE: Virtual Reality project, giving an experience of the outside world.
Providing entertainment to Care Homes
Caerphilly Over 50’s Lunch Club, supported by the National Lottery
Scrutinising Well-Being Plans
Supporting Cymru Older People’s Alliance & Older People’s Commissioner
Encouraging participation and coproduction: please get in touch with us.
What we do is aim to improve the quality of life for the residents of Caerphilly Borough, who are over 50. We assess and provide feedback on changes proposed by national and local governments that will affect our older residents. We challenge constructively such changes if they could have a negative impact. Our Chair is the vice chair of the Cymru Older People’s Alliance. This has allowed us to make significant contributions to advocating the need to engage older people and support 50+ Forums. We have strongly supported the Older People’s Commissioner programme of developing Age-Friendly Communities.
Our current focus is promoting age-friendly communities.
An independent, voluntary organisation representing the welfare and interests of older residents of Caerphilly Borough.
Involvement, Scrutiny, and Comment
Caerphilly Over 50 works closely with the Local Authority (LA). These are links to examples of where we have worked together.
We also support and work with Cymru Older People’s Alliance (COPA) and have access to The Older People’s Commissioner and the Deputy Minister of Social Services.
We will make sure that both local and national governments hear the voices of older people in our borough.
Our officers scrutinise and publish comments on plans proposed by the LA. Then we comment on the published plan, particularly on how they will measure performance. Throughout, we monitor if the plans are successful.
Age-Friendly Communities (AFCs)
An Age-Friendly Community develops lasting relationships with people, groups, and communities. Organisations work together to develop activities or projects from the outset. This goes beyond “Involving” to coproduction. It is
Caerphilly Over50 wants to work with our members. We will develop ideas to take forward to the LA Steering Committee.
Through our association with Cymry Older People’s Alliance, we integrate with other forums across Wales. We also communicate through them with:
The Older People’s Commissioner
The Welsh Government’s Ministerial Advisory Forum for Ageing
We make significant contributions to the Position Papers supported by COPA.
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter (X)
To Zoom In
Hold down [Ctrl] and tap [+]
To Zoom Out
Hold down [Ctrl] and tap [-]