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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 2018

Policy Submissions in 2017

Policy Submissions in 2016

Policy Submissions in 2015

Policy Submissions in 2014

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.