Monmouthshire, UK

How can we ensure that vulnerable people in our communities are able to live the life that they want?

Posted by MonmouthshireCC on the 01st Oct 2014.

Matthew - Create a 'one-stop-shop' for older people to better coordinate services. Doesn't have to be run by the council.

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Matthew - Expand and build upon the Short Term Assessment and Reablement Teams.

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barneyboy - Encourage the communities to be more inclusive and welcoming. It's happening already in many places, just needs to be widened. Let's take th

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MoragSinton - utilise leisure centre ,library etc into one building to create community hub and save money

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MoragSinton - website that lists all the different options for transport for elderly and disabled to be more integrated less duplication, make it more efficient

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MoragSinton - Need some specific transition health care provision for young people between ages of 16-18, not clear whether responsibility of council or nhs

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Talia - make people and their carers - across all age groups - aware of what services are available

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Gareth - Establish exactly what 'the life they want' is and identify the obstacles that currently prevent this in order to determine what needs to be done to enable it. This can only be done by reaching out to as many, if not all those in our communities through as many channels as possible.

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