Older people contribute hugely to their communities as active citizens, volunteers and carers. Inevitably, however, they need support as they age and become less able to live independently. Community First Oxfordshire is keen to do more to help create this support.
Our role is to mobilise the community engagement necessary to support an ageing population, working with other voluntary organisations and the statutory sector.
There are over 60 community transport schemes in the county. They provide a lifeline for older people to travel to friends, social activities, shops and medical appointments. Following reductions in subsidy to some bus routes, Dial a Ride and Patient Transport Services, there will be more demand for these volunteer services.
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