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Neighbourhoods Toolkit

Click here to download the toolkit as a PDF

Additional resources include:

Global Age-Friendly Cities: A Guide, World Health Organisation

A Strategy for an Age-Friendly Bristol

Bristol City Council’s One City Plan

Information about neighbourhood planning forums, which enable local organisations and residents to write policies that inform planning applications. 

Becoming an age-friendly employer, The Centre for Ageing Better

Building for Everyone: A Universal Design Approach, National Disability Authority

University of Manchester’s Handbook for Cultural Engagement with Older Men

Age-Friendly Resource Manual, International Federation on Ageing

Older People’s External Residential Assessment Tool

Dementia-friendly guides from the Alzheimer’s Society

Neighbourhood Watch Network (includes a database of local schemes, as well as downloadable toolkits and coordinator packs for those wanting to set one up)

Resources for starting a men’s shed or repair café

Meetup, a website which helps people connect with neighbours with shared interests

Helpfulpeeps, an online ‘social marketplace’ where people can swap skills, or offer free help to others

Voscur, training and resources for community groups:

Bristol Disability Equality Forum, bespoke training in disability-related matters, including communications, engagement, and the most appropriate accessibility upgrades for your business:

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Age-friendly Bristol

An age-friendly city is a city that encourages active ageing by optimising opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age - World Health Organisation

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The Partnership

Age-friendly Bristol is a partnership made up of Bristol Ageing Better, Age UK Bristol and Bristol City Council.

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The World Health Organisation have developed a framework for tackling such wide ranging issues in a way which is designed to improve the quality of life of older people – the Age-friendly City network.

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