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Older People's Helpline - 0845 125 9732

Older People - Getting involved, information and research

older people using laptopThe Executive believes that older people can and should have a role in the development of policy which affects them. It aims to ensure real contributions through participation, partnership working, consultation, and information.

  • Involving older people
    Ensuring older people make a real contribution to Executive policy
  • Newsletter
    Agenda Newsletter for older people
  • Consultation
    Consultation is an essential and important aspect of Executive working methods
  • Participation
    Ways of getting involved: annual event, consultative forum and older people's organisations
  • Local Authorities
    Links to local authorities websites and relevant links within their sites
  • Research
    Research and statistical information is a vital part of understanding the implications of age and ageing, and in planning and developing effective and responsive services
  • Organisations
    Information on organisations representing or working on behalf of older people throughout Scotland