We need to face up to the reality of this situation. Financial abuse can happen anyone, writes Eileen O’Callaghan.
On 4th October Sage appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health along with the National Safeguarding Committee and the HSE.
The Charities Regulator today published a comprehensive set of fundraising guidelines for charities, which aim to enable trustees to protect their charities’ reputations and boost public trust and confidence in their organisations
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
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.
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.