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Older People - Social justice, improving services and good practice

older people walkingSocial Justice is making sure older people are financially secure and increasing the number who can enjoy active, independent and healthy lives.

Good services which are accessible and effective should be designed to meet people's needs. Better public services mean better working between all those involved in planning and providing the service, including people who use them. Community Planning is the way that those involved, including older people, can work together to deliver services relevant to the needs of communities.

  • Social Justice
    Providing dignity and security for older people is central to the social justice agenda.
  • Safe and Secure
    Anti-Social Behaviour, tackling crime and the fear of crime in our communities.
  • Improving public services
    Delivering better, more efficient public services that get it right first time for the customer is a top priority of the Executive.
  • Good practice
    Examples of initiatives or good practice involving or improving the lives of older people.