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.
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