• Human Rights Day 2018: An opportunity for Wales to lead the world

    10.12.18

    Human Rights Day is an important reminder of why rights matter to us all, focusing attention on the protection our rights offer us and the difference they make to our lives, often without us realising.

  • Carers Rights Day can be life-changing

    30.11.18

    Protecting and promoting older people’s rights is at the heart of my role as Older People’s Commissioner for Wales and I’m pleased to support Carers Rights Day, playing my part in celebrating all that carers do, and promoting the rights that they have.

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

    10.10.18

    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

    04.10.18

    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

    29.8.18

    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’.