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Our Strategy for an Ageing Society

 

Question 1. The Strategy sets out the areas we will prioritise in planning for our ageing society and why. Have we prioritised the right areas?

 

Question 2. Are there any issues that are not reflected in the Strategy that you think should be considered when planning for an ageing society?

 

Question 3. Have we identified the key policies and mechanisms that can deliver real change in the lives of older people today and future generations?

 

Question 4. Does the content amount to a sufficiently ambitious response to the major public policy issue of our ageing society?

 

Question 5. Will the Strategy help to maximise the potential of the growing numbers of older people in our communities?

 

Question 6. Do you agree with our ambition to work towards an age friendly Wales? If so, please state what you, as an individual or organisation, are doing to help us to create an age friendly Wales.

 

Question 7. How has COVID-19 changed your ability to do things that matter to you, or the way you deliver services to older people?

 

Question 8. How can we involve older people in the re building our communities following the pandemic?

 
Welsh Government review of engagement

Questions for older people

Question 9. Are you a member of a 50+ group or forum? If yes, how successful do you think the forum is influencing local and national policy decisions?

 

Question 10. Does the 50+ forum benefit your local area in other ways? (Eg. by reducing social isolation or building community resilience?)

 

Question 11. How do you think local and national government can better engage with older people?

 
Questions for local authorities

Question 12. Does a 50+ Forum still operate in your area? If yes, how successful is it in involving older people in local decision making?

 

Question 13. Does your 50+ forum benefit your local area in other ways? (Eg. by reducing social isolation or building community resilience?)

 

Question 14. If a 50+ forum is not active in your local area, how do you engage with older people?

 

Question 15: We would like to know your views on the effects that the Strategy for an Ageing Society would have on the Welsh language, specifically on opportunities for people to use Welsh and on treating the Welsh language no less favourably than English.

What effects do you think there would be? How could positive effects be increased, or negative effects be mitigated?

 

Question 16: Please also explain how you believe the proposed policy could be formulated or changed so as to have positive effects or increased positive effects on opportunities for people to use the Welsh language and on treating the Welsh language no less favourably than the English language, and no adverse effects on opportunities for people to use the Welsh language and on treating the Welsh language no less favourably than the English language.