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A4. kevin halden

  1. 1. Ageing Well Programme Supporting local authorities to develop good places to grow older Using customer insight to improve the quality of life for older people - Thursday 10 th March.
  2. 2. Ageing Well Programme <ul><li>People are living longer. </li></ul><ul><li>More people are going to be in need of care and support </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges; many older people living with health problems, poverty, isolation, inequalities, diversity of needs/expectations. Pressures on care, housing, transport etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities; life expectancy, better health, community assets – volunteers, strong networks/forums, carers. </li></ul><ul><li>Are councils & partners prepared ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. About the Ageing Well programme <ul><li>Key objective – to support local authorities to prepare for an ageing society. To develop good places to grow older. </li></ul><ul><li>Sector led programme 2010/11 to 2011/12, commissioned by DWP </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive work with 6 top tier Councils per region </li></ul><ul><li>All of the programme is free at the point of delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Range of support tailored to councils’ needs; including, peer review/challenge, leadership academy mentoring, scrutiny best practice and bespoke work. </li></ul>
  4. 4. We will work with councils to: <ul><li>Support local leadership adopt more strategic approaches for planning for ageing population </li></ul><ul><li>Involve older people in discussions about priorities and opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Maximise efficiencies through joined-up / place-based approaches </li></ul><ul><li>Develop local solutions to delivering “Good places to grow old in” </li></ul><ul><li>Recognise the contribution that older people make </li></ul><ul><li>Promote strategic shift to prevention and early intervention </li></ul>
  5. 5. Customer insight - Ageing well <ul><li>Older persons sounding board – regional representatives </li></ul><ul><li>Older people as peers delivering programme. </li></ul><ul><li>Self assessment workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Community Service Volunteers –Councils to develop volunteering by older people and achieve better outcomes. Also share innovative and effective approaches to engaging older people through volunteering. </li></ul><ul><li>Place based approach – whole system approach – including service users </li></ul><ul><li>Community asset / building social capital workshops </li></ul>
  6. 6. Delivery <ul><li>Contact details and regional responsibilities:- </li></ul><ul><li>London and the East of England </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Halden </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] 07766 820150 </li></ul><ul><li>South East and South West </li></ul><ul><li>Yong Lee </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] 07920 107328 </li></ul><ul><li>Yorkshire & Humber and North East </li></ul><ul><li>Joy Marshall </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] 07766 115184 </li></ul><ul><li>East Midlands </li></ul><ul><li>Emma Buxbaum </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] 07979 714886 </li></ul><ul><li>West Midlands and the North West </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Saynor </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] 07810 828432 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Further information <ul><li>Further details on the overall programme are available from:- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone: 0207 296 6857 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website and Community of Practice: </li></ul></ul>