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“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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June 2022 Newsletter

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Response to Health and Social Care Committee report on Delayed Transfers of Care

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Understanding Wales’ Ageing Population: Key Statistics

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Learning from the lived experiences of older people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities in Wales

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About the Commissioner

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