Age awareness toolkit

Age awareness toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help you work in partnership with trade union colleagues, to create organisational awareness of the opportunities and challenges associated with an ageing workforce. The Working Longer Group has found that NHS organisations across the UK are at varying stages of awareness. Following the steps one by one within the toolkit will help you to make sure that your organisation is prepared.  


Get started

Find out more about each step of the toolkit before you get started, prepare your organisation for the opportunities and challenges an ageing workforce will bring.


Profile your workforce by age

Use our age profiling tool to help you profile your workforce by age to assist workforce and succession planning.


Assess your organisational readiness

Assess how age aware your organisation currently is using our checklist and action plan.


Raise awareness with your senior team

Adapt our template slides to include local information for use with your senior team.


Engagement within your organisation

Take a look at how other organisations have engaged their workforce, including some suggested approaches for your organisation.


We want to hear from you

How age aware is your organisation? Do you have any examples of good practice? We are keen to hear from you.

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