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Ageing Well Strategy

How can we better plan for people to be able to maintain a high quality of life, as they grow older?

Ageing Well in SJ

Why are we doing an Ageing Well Strategy?

The Ageing Well Strategy and it’s accompanying Action Plan aims to;

  • Identify strategies and priority actions for Council over the next 5 years.
  • Identity specific services, infrastructure and programs that will support healthy ageing and meet community needs.
  • Identify areas of advocacy that Council can undertake on behalf of the community.
  • Assist Council to work effectively with the community and its key partners to achieve an age-friendly future for the Shire.

The strategy will consider the 8 themes of the World Health Organisation’s Global Age Friendly Cities Checklist;

  1. Outdoor spaces and buildings
  2. Transportation
  3. Housing
  4. Social participation
  5. Respect and social inclusion
  6. Civic participation and employment
  7. Communication and information
  8. Community and health services

How you can be involved

We’ve engaged independent consultants Creating Communities who will be conducting an extensive community engagement process, including a community survey and community forums in early October.

Everyone is welcome to join the conversation, including seniors, pre-seniors, service providers, carers and family members.

Take the survey

An online survey will offer you an opportunity to provide feedback if you’re not able to attend a workshop. The survey opens 24 September and closes 12 October, the link to the survey will available here from 24 September.

Attend a workshop

Join us to have your say and share your ideas! The community workshops will be highly interactive, providing an opportunity for individual feedback and group discussion.

Community Workshop - Serpentine

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Date: Tuesday 2 October 2018

Location: Clem Kentish Hall, Wellard Street, Serpentine

Community Workshop – Byford

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018

Location: Byford Hall, Corner of Clifton Street and South Western Hwy, Byford

Community Workshop – Byford (evening)

Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018

Location: Byford Hall, Corner of Clifton Street and South Western Hwy, Byford

Community Workshop – Jarrahdale

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Date: Friday 5 October 2018

Location: Bruno Gianatti Hall, Munro Street, Jarrahdale

RSVP’s are preferred so that we can better accommodate you at the event, including refreshments and room layout. However, if you haven’t had an opportunity to RSVP your still more than welcome to attend.

To RSVP call 9526 1111 or email .