An independent voice and champion for older people across Wales

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is an independent voice and champion for older people across Wales, standing up and speaking out on their behalf. She works to ensure that those who are vulnerable and at risk are kept safe and ensures that all older people have a voice that is heard, that they have choice and control, that they don’t feel isolated or discriminated against and that they receive the support and services they need. The Commissioner's work is driven by what older people say matters most to them and their voices are at the heart of all that she does. 

The Commissioner works to make Wales a good place to grow older - not just for some but for everyone. 

Say NO to Ageism

The Commissioner’s Say NO to Ageism Campaign aims to change the way society thinks about older people in Wales.

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Equality &
Human Rights

Information and resources about equality and human rights...


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Adult 
Protection

Information and resources about adult protection in Wales... 


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Help &
Support

We provide direct bilingual support to older people across Wales...

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Engagement
Roadshow

We travel extensively across Wales to meet and speak with a diverse range of older people...

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Latest News

  • Commissioner's Work Programme 2016-17

    22.6.16

    This briefing paper sets out the wide range of work that will be undertaken by the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales during 2016-17 to drive change on behalf of older people across Wales.

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016

    15.6.16

    Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, an important reminder of the scale and impact of abuse against older people. Over 40,000 older people in Wales are the victims of domestic abuse each year in their own homes alone, in the place that they should be safest.

  • Impact & Reach Report 2015-16: Driving Change, Improving Lives

    06.6.16

    Today I publish my latest Impact and Reach Report, which sets out the wide range of work I undertook during 2015-16 to drive change on behalf of older people across Wales.

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