Welland, City of

Name of Committee: Welland Senior Citizens Advisory Committee

Population: 52,293

Contact

Program Description

The committee aims to serve in an advisory capacity to City Council and staff on matters that impact the quality of life of senior citizens in the City of Welland as well as continue to follow and promote a strategic plan framework according to the World Health Organization’s “8 Domains of Livability”.

Current Funding:

  • Municipal core funding

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs, Initiatives:

Project/Program/InitiativeRelated Domain
Public Education Forums (Include Elder Abuse and Fraud prevention, Powers of Attorney, question and answer forum by Federal MP, Vance Badawey, health and wellness, etc.)

Social Participation

Expansion of iPOD in LTC ProgramSocial Participation
Age-Friendly Business GuideRespect and Social Inclusion
June Seniors’ Month EventsRespect and Social Inclusion
Age-Friendly Flag & Flag-Raising CeremoniesRespect and Social Inclusion
Partnership with Hospice Niagara to expand hospice/palliative care services in South NiagaraCommunity Support and Health Services

Long-Term Care Report to City Council (Report to City Council on the need for more long-term care beds in the city and the need to increase staffing levels in LTC facilities to four hours of individual care per day)

Community Support and Health Services

 

Community Documents:

 

This profile was updated July 2018.