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Helena Herklots, Older People's Commissioner for Wales

“I’m taking action to protect older people’s rights, end ageism and age discrimination, stop the abuse of older people and enable everyone to age well.”

Heléna Herklots CBE
Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Growing older in Wales: Perspectives of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic older people

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Consultation Response – Access to Banking

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Consultation Response – Welsh Government consultation: Proposed changes to the Putting Things Right process

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Support offered by strong Welsh communities hugely valued by older people, finds Commissioner

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Helena Herklots, Older People's Commissioner for Wales

About the Commissioner

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