The role of the Older People's Commissioner can be found following the link: What We Do and How We Do It
Yes, the Commission has a complaints policy. Please refer to the link to the Complaints Policy Page
The Commissioner’s functions and powers are set out in the Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Act 2006 and the associated regulations. The Commissioner is independent of government and has the following guiding principles:
- To promote awareness of the interests of older people
- To promote the end of age discrimination
- To encourage good practice in the treatment of older people
- To review the law affecting the interests of older people
Please follow the link to : What We Do and How We Do It for further information
The Commissioner's legal status is a corporation sole. A corporation sole is defined in the Act as a legal entity where authority is vested in a single person.
She is independent of the government.
The Commission handles all personal data in compliance with the Data Protection Act.
For further info on the Data Protection Act, please follow the link www.ico.gov.uk
The Older People's Commissioner for Wales has adopted the Information Commissioner's model publication scheme.
The Commission has adopted the principle of equal treatment for the Welsh language
and has developed a Welsh Language Scheme which complies with the Welsh Language Act 1993. The Scheme was approved by the Welsh Language Board on 16 August 2010.
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