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 […]
Human Rights Organisation calls on Department of Justice to implement Ombudsman findings on Magdalene Redress Scheme
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), Justice for Magdalenes Research (JFMR), Sage Support and Advocacy Service (SAGE) and the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) have strongly welcomed today’s report by Ombudsman Peter Tyndall which finds that the Department of Justice has ‘maladaministered’ the Magdalene restorative justice scheme.
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.