Dublin SE/Wicklow & Cork City/East Cork The right to have your voice heard and to participate in making decisions which affect you is a fundamental principle in a democratic society. It is a principle simply stated as “Nothing about you /without you”. In circumstances where people may be vulnerable, or have to depend on others, there […]
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New culture needed to respect the ‘will and preference’ of vulnerable adults An understandable preoccupation with Brexit is distracting attention from the need to develop the social agenda of the European Union and to provide greater protection for people at risk, according to Sage the support and advocacy service for vulnerable adults and older people. […]
Pictured: Patricia Rickard-Clarke at the honorary degrees conferring ceremony in O’Reilly Hall, UCD. Patricia Rickard-Clarke, justice advocate – Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science On 5th December Patricia Rickard-Clarke was conferred with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science in University College […]
The whole team here at Sage Support and Advocacy would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year. Our office will be closed for the Christmas period from Friday 22nd December 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018. If you have an urgent case related query […]
Discrimination in acute hospitals against older people needs to be robustly challenged says Mervyn Taylor, Manager of Sage the support and advocacy service for vulnerable adults and older people.
In Sage’s first submission to UNCAT we highlight violations, which amount to inhuman or degrading treatment, of older and other vulnerable adults’ rights