The Isle of Wight is working towards becoming an Age Friendly community as part of a global initiative driven by the World Health Organisation. It looks at all aspects of people’s physical and social environment and looks to support healthy, active ageing for everyone and access for all. Read more about Age Friendly Island here.
We have committed to play our part in helping develop an Age Friendly Island by:
Alongside our general pledge we have also made a digital pledge where we will:
We have also worked closely with Age UK IW and their older persons steering group to develop a useful resource ‘Pavements for People’ which explores some of the common access issues people experience when using pavements and how to report them. You can read the information here.