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Older People’s Programme Group (OPPG)

The OPPG provides a forum where the issues affecting older people can be addressed across partner organisations, with the input of older people. OPPG is the group overseeing the delivery of the ageing well theme of the Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

Work over the last year has included:

  • Providing oversight of the work of the Precious Time Strategy, which aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness in South Gloucestershire
  • Progressing the celebrating age theme of the Discover Festival
  • Revising the terms of reference for the group
  • Ongoing strategy updates from each lead manager for the ageing well theme of the Health and Wellbeing Strategy
  • Contributing to developing the Better Care Fund
  • Strategy development: Dementia, Carers and Falls Prevention
  • Information sharing: Health Watch, flu programme, sensory awareness and home care survey