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Educational Projects

Age Action is involved in a series of projects, including international collaborations, which either carry out educational workshops on a range of issues, or develop educational workshops which will be delivered in the future.

These include: 

  • EU-sponsored projects on elder abuse with partners in Ireland, Italy, Romania and Finland
  • A residential care homes project in North Dublin focused on multi-culturalism
  • Education workshops about Ageing in the Developing World

Follow the links below for more information on these projects, including funding and objectives.

Concerns about Proposed Amendments to the Fair Deal Scheme in Relation to Rental Income

(10 May 2022) Age Action will address the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage on Planning: on the Provision of housing for older people, including Fair Deal on 10 May, where they will advocate for a package of safeguarding measures to be put in place to protect older people living in nursing homes as well as reforms to allow 100% of rental income on the person's primary residence to be disregarded by the HSE under the Nursing Home Support Scheme (Fair Deal).