Age Alliance Wales has drafted its Manifesto for the 2016 Welsh
General Election. Download:
Age Alliance Wales (AAW) was set up in 2003 and is funded by the Welsh
Government. It is a powerful alliance of 20 national voluntary organisations
committed to working together to develop the legislative, policy and resource
frameworks that will improve the lives of older people in Wales.
Collectively AAW member organisations possess extensive service
development and service delivery knowledge in a range of policy areas.
Most organisations also act at a strategic as well as an operational level
and many are membership based.
- To represent the concerns and further the interests of older people in Wales to policy makers, strategic planners,
- To maximise the ability of each member organisation to fulfil their role of promoting the well-being of older people.
- To work with, and for older people, through the co-operative use of the knowledge and expertise contained within the
membership of Age Alliance Wales.
- To influence policy development, decision-making and service delivery to meet the needs of older people in Wales.
- To create opportunities for networking, information sharing, and joint learning amongst members.
- To monitor trends and legislative measures affecting older people in Wales.
- To respond, comment, and make representation on strategies, policies, and consultation documents that impact on
older people in Wales.
- To identify and seek to address emerging issues affecting older people in Wales.
- To produce relevant information for the Welsh Government, members of Age Alliance Wales, and other interested
- To seek opportunities to work in partnership in order to campaign proactively on behalf of older people.