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Age Action Senior Policy Officer Naomi Feely

Nichola Priestley & Maggie Hunter, Ulster Bank

Bridget McDaid Senior Safeguarding & Older Persons Officer, HSE

Dr Attracta Lafferty, National Centre for Protection of Older People, UCD

Age Action | Elder Abuse

Watch our video about the issue of Financial Elder Abuse.

Input into the Nursing Home Expert Panel on perspectives and experiences in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

(17 June) The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs, represented by Age Action, is meeting with the Nursing Home Expert Panel to communicate perspectives and experiences in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on nursing homes, with a particular focus on planning the further responses to nursing homes’ needs over the next 18 months.  National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET), chaired by the Government’s Chief Medical Officer, was established in January. It has been providing direction, guidance, support and expert advice on the development and implementation of Ireland’s strategic response to the pandemic. The Panel is due to report to the Minister for Health by end June 2020 and is has undertaken a public consultation details of which are available here.