The Elders Council is involved in a wide range of activity from one-off focus groups and events through to peer research projects and regular working groups.
All our groups and activities are open to new members. Our sessions are informal and friendly and we do our best to make sure everyone who comes has the opportunity to contribute their ideas and experiences.
If you would like to join any of our activities and would like to find out more, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0191 208 2701 for further details.
Please see below a list of current project profiles. Click on the links for further details:
As older people, we know that social care is in urgent need of reform with fewer people getting the help they might need to remain independent at home. A group of Elders Council members set out to explore alternative models of care and support. Their findings are available in a report in the Reports section of the website. Elders Council is now discussing the findings with Newcastle City Council and others in the hope that more innovative models of care will be offered in the city.