OPAAL’s Impact

Transparent as ever we’ll be honest, this is our first attempt at a document of this kind. We aim for you to get to know us, learn of the exciting things we do with and for older people, perhaps then you’d like to join us. Download our Impact Statement here.

Get ready for GDPR

OPAAL has produced information and a template action plan to support members prepare for the introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) on 25.05.18. Download now

EY Report: Society’s Return on Investment in Advocacy

Members will be glad to know that the EY report on Society’s Return on Investment in older people’s cancer advocacy services is now available to download from the OPAAL website here. Legal restrictions mean that the report can’t be freely shared without completion of a disclaimer on the website and once downloaded should not be … Continued

Trustees needed: Could you be an OPAAL Trustee?

OPAAL (UK) is the only national charity set up to promote and develop independent advocacy support services to people over 50. We are actively seeking a number of new trustees from a range of different backgrounds to join our existing board. As we are a small, national infrastructure charity (registration number 1090182) there are great … Continued

My Grand Hero

We’re partnering with Bower Retirement as part of the My Grand Hero contest. Enter the contest for a chance to WIN a luxury hamper, a £100 donation to one of the selected UK charities and a Bower bear. Tell us what makes your grandparent your hero. Whether they’ve got an outstanding achievement that you’re proud … Continued

Advocacy in NICE Quality Standard for first time

OPAAL has contributed to the review of the NICE Quality Standard on multi-morbidity. We’re absolutely delighted that for the first time and following our input, a role is included for advocacy. You can find the full standard on the NICE website here.