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Aims & Objectives

The Forum's aims & objectives are:
  • To enable the voices of the older person to be heard.
  • To ensure that the statutory and voluntary organisations involve the elderly when shaping policies and services.
  • To influence and improve local services to the over 50s.
  • To give feedback to statutory organisations and other service providers about the effectiveness of existing and new services.
  • To harness the lifelong experience of older people, and allow them to share their views, raise concerns, scrutinise policies and services in areas such as:
    • Finance and Pensions
    • Health and Social Care
    • Housing
    • Crime reduction
    • Transport
    • Age discrimination
    • Accessing leisure
    • Lifelong learning
  • "The Way Forward" is the Forum's strategy for the future.