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Age Action Ireland

North Dublin

 

Age Action North Dublin

Age Action North Dublinprovides an independent Advocacy Programme for Older People in Long Stay Care throughout North Dublin with the support of a team of volunteers who facilitate monthly residents’ committees. The aim of this programme is to foster the active participation of residents in the planning and improvement of existing or new services, to improve their access to information and to encourage self-advocacy among residents.

 

We also work to better understand and support the needs of older people living in North Dublin through networking, collaboration and information exchange with other North Dublin groups as well as through the participation in and planning of eventsfor North Dublin.

 

Groups we work with in North Dublin:

  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • CareLocal (Plate Pals)
  • Citizens Information Board
  • DublinCityNorth and Fingal Volunteer Centre
  • DublinZoo
  • Fingal Senior Citizen’s Forum
  • Health Service Executive
  • National Centre for the Protection of Older People
  • North East Regional Elder Abuse Steering Committee
  • OPRAH (Older People Remaining at Home)
  • SkerriesAge Friendly TownInitiative
  • The Lighthouse Cinema
  • Third Age National Advocacy Programme

 

 

Some activities we have participated in:

  • Volunteering expos and shows
  • Presentations given to local groups, seminars or conferences
  • Launches of new initiatives to benefit older people in North Dublin
  • Attendance at seminars or conferences
  • Steering Committees

 

To see the Nursing Homes participating in our Advocacy Programme click here

 

If you would like more information on the Nursing Home Advocacy programme or the work we do in North Dublin, please contact:

 

Brenda Quigley

Development Officer, North Dublin

Age Action Ireland

30-31 Lower Camden Street

Dublin2

Phone: 01 4756989

Email: aand@ageaction.ie