Age-friendly resourcesAn Age-Friendly Approach to Disaster Recovery

The above-mentioned paper had its genesis in the workshop UHPCP convened in November 2017 in Tallangatta, Victoria, to discuss liveability through an age-friendly lens.

 

Drawing on national and international research and policy to describe the strengths and vulnerabilities older people bring to their communities in disaster recovery, this report proposes actions that can be incorporated into recovery plans and actionswith the potential for these actions to mitigate the negative individual health and wellbeing impacts and deepen community resilience. The above-mentioned report was authorised by Huw Brokensha, former Executive Officer, Central Hume Primary Care Partnership, which is the host organisation for Age-Friendly Northeast Victoria.