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Policy Submissions

Age Action is a charity which promotes positive ageing and better policies and services for older people.

As part of our remit, we regularly advocate with and on behalf of older people. This includes taking part in a variety of consultation processes.

Listed below are some of our recent submissions to government departments and key stakeholders.

Policy Submissions in 2017

Policy Submissions in 2016

Policy Submissions in 2015

Policy Submissions in 2014

Latest revision date: 
09/11/2015

Time to speak out about elder abuse

National Safeguarding Committee abuse campaign

Earlier this week the HSE reported that almost 8,000 cases of alleged adult abuse were reported in 2016. But only six per cent of these cases were reported by the alleged victim or a family member. Today, on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we must face the reality that we're failing to speak out about elder abuse in Ireland.