Sage has made a submission to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s public consultation on contracts of care in long-term residential care services for older people. The purpose of the consultation is to gather the views of older people, their families, representatives and service providers which will inform the CCPC’s work in developing a set […]
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Throughout 2018 Sage is planning a series of seminars and workshops around the country in preparation for commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015. Information on venues and the format for the events will be added shortly. For more information about these events or to make a booking contact Michelle Rooney firstname.lastname@example.org 086 183 […]
The National Safeguarding Committee, of which Sage is a member, has called for the urgent commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015, as a new report it publishes today finds the 19th century Wards of Court regime to be inadequate and archaic. The report, Review of current practice in the use of wardship for […]
Sage has made a submission to the Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care, which was established in 2017 to achieve cross-party consensus on a long-term vision for mental health care and the direction of mental health policy in Ireland. In our submission we highlighted the mental health challenges for vulnerable adults and […]
Tullamore- Sage Workshop: ADM (Capacity) Act 2015 ‘Supporting You to Support Others’, 26th September 2017
Time: 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Location: Lecture Theatre 1, Scott Building, Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore, Arden Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Kilkenny – Sage Workshop: ADM (Capacity) Act 2015 ‘Supporting You to Support Others’, 11th September 2017
Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm
Location: Kilkenny Education Centre, Callan Road, Wetland, Kilkenny.
A United Nations Human Rights Committee has criticised Ireland for the continued operation of the Victorian era Lunacy Regulations of 1871, and states Ireland should prioritise the commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015.
Your Opinion piece (IT 2/8/17) headlined ‘Committee against Torture is being misused’ raised a rather wry smile. I wonder which newspaper it was that wrote the headline which Sage ‘garnered’.
UNCAT to examine Ireland’s implementation of UN Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment