Welland, City of
Name of Committee: Welland Senior Citizens Advisory Committee
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”.
- Municipal core funding
Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs, Initiatives:
|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.)|
|Expansion of iPOD in LTC Program||Social Participation|
|Age-Friendly Business Guide||Respect and Social Inclusion|
|June Seniors’ Month Events||Respect and Social Inclusion|
|Age-Friendly Flag & Flag-Raising Ceremonies||Respect and Social Inclusion|
|Partnership with Hospice Niagara to expand hospice/palliative care services in South Niagara||Community 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|
This profile was updated July 2018.