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Taking Action Against Ageism Training // Hyfforddiant Gweithredu yn Erbyn Oedraniaeth Free

Ageism underpins many of the issues currently faced by older people and results in negative stereotypes, older people being treated unfairly and their rights not being respected and upheld. 

Ageism can also mean that older people are discriminated against when trying to access the services, facilities and opportunities they need to help them to age well.

Before the Covid19 pandemic, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales delivered training sessions for older people and those that work with them to help recognise and challenge ageism and age discrimination. The training has now been adapted to an online session specifically for older people.

The session will be run on Zoom and will last for two hours including a break.

The Commissioner has also developed a new information leaflet - Taking Action Against Ageism - which includes a wide range of information about how to recognise and challenge ageism and age discrimination. If you would like to request copies of the leaflet, please let us know.

Comisiynydd Pobl Hŷn Cymru \\ Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Comisiynydd Pobl Hŷn Cymru \ Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Mae Comisiynydd Pobl Hŷn Cymru’n gwarchod ac yn hybu hawliau pobl hŷn ledled Cymru, gan graffu a dylanwadu ar amrywiaeth eang o bolisïau ac arferion i wella eu bywydau. Mae’n darparu help a chefnogaeth yn uniongyrchol i bobl hŷn drwy ei thîm gwaith achosion ac mae’n gweithio i rymuso pobl hŷn i sicrhau bod eu llais yn cael ei glywed ac y gweithredir yn ei gylch. Mae rôl y Comisiynydd yn seiliedig ar gyfres o bwerau cyfreithiol unigryw i’w chefnogi gydag adolygu gwaith cyrff cyhoeddus a’u dal yn atebol pan fo angen.

Mae’r Comisiynydd yn gweithredu i roi terfyn ar wahaniaethu a rhagfarn ar sail oedran, i atal cam-drin pobl hŷn ac i alluogi i bawb heneiddio’n dda


The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales protects and promotes the rights of older people throughout Wales, scrutinising and influencing a wide range of policy and practice to improve their lives. She provides help and support directly to older people through her casework team and works to empower older people and ensure that their voices are heard and acted upon. The Commissioner’s role is underpinned by a set of unique legal powers to support her in reviewing the work of public bodies and holding them to account when necessary.

The Commissioner is taking action to end ageism and age discrimination, stop the abuse of older people and enable everyone to age well.