We are working to ensure that children on the Isle of Wight are supported to get the best start in life that will lead to good health and wellbeing. This will provide the foundation to ensure they are able to achieve the best opportunities and keep as healthy and well as possible throughout their lives.
We want to ensure that families, individuals and communities are thriving and resilient with access to good jobs, affordable housing, leisure activities, lifelong training, education and learning, health and care services are are able to enjoy the place in which they live.
We want to ensure that people on the Isle of Wight are able to live independently in their own homes with appropriate care support. We want to make sure older residents are supported to play an active role in their communities and supported to maintain and develop their social and community networks.
There are lots of stories across the Island that show the difference that this new approach is making to people's lives. You can read a small selection of these below.
Mrs Y is a stroke victim with limited mobility and her elderly husband is her carer. Both were struggling with everyday activities.
Mrs C, an elderly lady living alone, lacked the confidence to go into town on her own, forcing a situation of dependency, isolation and depression.
Elderly Mrs E was having some memory problems and not coping well at home and needed some support.