Partners in this priority area are working to enable older people and their carers to remain active at home in their communities; ensure residential care options continue with leisure activities and maintain contact with the community; ensure support is provided around long term conditions such as dementia and challenge perceptions of age related activities to build confidence and awareness that everyone has skills to offer whatever their age. Read the rest of this entry »
Local partners and residents feel informed and prepared for Welfare Reform and the impacts on residents are identified and monitored with sustainable solutions sought as appropriate. Read the rest of this entry »
People can readily access the most appropriate care and support options for their particular needs and more local residents are supported to maintain healthier lifestyles. Read the rest of this entry »
Our area is recognised as a supportive business environment; where residents, businesses and social enterprises are encouraged and assisted to make their communities self-sufficient. Read the rest of this entry »
Awareness of the need and options for appropriate and affordable housing is raised. Levels of homelessness are reduced through early intervention, education and the development of supportive social networks.