• Community-based services: a key part of the fabric of a society in which people can age well


    Since I took up post as Commissioner in August, I have visited many outstanding community-based services throughout Wales that are providing support to older people and making a positive difference to their lives.

  • Working to make rights real


    Monday (1 October) was the International Day of Older Persons, a day on which older people and the contribution they make to our society are celebrated across the world. The focus of this year’s celebrations was human rights...

  • Reflecting on my first week as Commissioner


    When I reflect on my first week as Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, which I spent travelling across Wales meeting and speaking with older people, the word that springs to mind is ‘confidence’.