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Events 1970

Jan
01

Keep Control Roadshow »

The National Centre for the Protection of Older People at UCD are hosting seminars nationwide. The seminars are for older people and also for those who work with older people in the community. It is...

Jan
01

Keep Control Campaign Launch 2014  »

Launch of the Keep Control Campaign Please visit: www.keepcontrol.ie Recordings from the presentations will be uploaded shortly.             ...

Events 2015

Jun
18

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Seminar 2015 »

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2015 seminar 2pm, Thursday June 18th, Ashling Hotel, Dublin 8        Press  ...

Events 1970

Jan
01

International Day of Older Persons »

International Day of Older Persons The theme of the 2014 commemoration, “The future we want: what older persons are saying” has been chosen to draw attention to the efforts of older persons,...

Events 2013

Jun
11

Self neglect and compulsive hoarding  »

  Self-neglect and Compulsive Hoarding    Date:   11th June 2013  Time:   9.30am - 4.30pm  Venue: Vestry Hall, St. Conal's Hospital, Letterkenny, Co....

Feb
12

Financial Abuse seminar »

Examining the domain of financial abuse of older people - Dr. Amanda Phelan from NCPOP on Vimeo.   Financial Abuse in Wales: A preventative approach to scams for people with dementia -...

Events 2012

Dec
06

Advice for living from the oldest (and wisest) Americans  »

  Abstract ‘Advice for Living from the Oldest (and Wisest) Americans’ Can our elders serve as “experts” on how to live our lives? To answer this question, Dr. Karl...

Oct
02

Self Neglect: An Irish Context »

Date: Tuesday, 2nd October, 2012 Venue: Room B107/108, UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems   Seminar: "Self Neglect" Ms. Mary Rose Day from NCPOP on Vimeo.   Ms....

Oct
01

International Day of Older Persons 'Third Age Conference' »

Third Age Conference ‘An older wisdom, a younger vision – Europe’s recovery through intergenerational solidarity’ Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin 1st October 2012...

Sep
28

PAW - Positive Ageing Week »

What is Positive Ageing? Positive ageing is the term Age Action have chosen to encapsulate what the organisation are trying to do to make Ireland the best place in which to grow old. It means a...

Sep
14

60th Annual and Scientific Meeting - Irish Gerontological Society »

60th Annual and Scientific Meeting - Irish Gerontological Society   Friday 14th and Saturday 15th September 2012 Brookfield Health Sciences Centre - Cork Please click on the following...

Jun
14

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Conference 2012 »

National Conference June 14th 2012 Press Release Speaker Biographies Powerpoint Slide Presentations Video Presentations   Venue:...

Jun
04

Say No To Ageism Week »

  For more information or a free booklet please contact The Equality Authority on LoCall 1890 245 545 or www.equality.ie  

Apr
29

EU Day of Solidarity between Generations  »

This European Year offers the opportunity to mobilize all actors and resources to find innovative solutions to address the demographic challenge and create an age-friendly environment allowing all citizens...

Apr
26

Managing elder abuse in Ireland: The senior case worker's experience study launch »

  'Managing elder abuse in Ireland: The senior case worker's experience' Date: Thursday 26th April 2012 Venue: Room C005, UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems,...

Feb
21

'Identifying and making decisions about the presence of elder abuse' »

  On Tuesday 21st February 2012 NCPOP held Seminar 'Identifying and making decisions about the presence of elder abuse' Venue: Room B109/110, UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems,...

Events 2011

Dec
06

Older People's Understandings & Carers' Perceptions of Elder Abuse »

  On Tuesday 6th December 2011 NCPOP hosted 'Older People's Understanding of Elder Abuse' and 'Staff Perceptions of Elder Abuse'  Elder abuse...

Nov
02

Ageing Globally - Ageing Locally »

President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, will officially open the CARDI International Conference about population ageing, “Ageing Globally, Ageing Locally”, at Croke Park Dublin, 2 & 3 November,...

Oct
26

Elder Abuse: Recognition & Response  »

Elder Abuse: Recognition & Response, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, No. 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2.    Date:27th October 2011 Time: 2.00p.m. to 6.00p.m. Topics...

Oct
19

Elder Abuse Ethical Dilemmas Multi-Agency Work »

Elder Abuse, Ethical Dilemmas & Multi-Agency Work - What are the Influences and Constraints on Professional Decision-making in Adult Protection?         On...

Oct
11

New Dynamics Of Learning and Ageing: Exploring the role of education in later life »

New Dynamics Of Learning and Ageing: Exploring the role of education in later life: Taking place on the historic St Patrick’s campus, within easy reach of Dublin, this international residential...

Oct
06

AIGNA Members Master Classes and AGM »

On October 6th the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association, AIGNA are holding "AIGNA Member's Master Classes and AGM" in All Hallows Centre, Drumcondra, Dublin

Oct
01

UN International Day of Older Persons »

 The International Day of Older Persons is an occasion both for celebration and for serious reflection. It is an occasion to celebrate the older persons’ achievements and contributions...

Sep
28

7th Congress of the EUGMS »

  7th Congress of the EUGMS: New therapies for an ageing Europe The theme of the Congress - New therapies for an ageing Europe - follows a line in which the EUGMS is very active, namely,...

Sep
27

Palliative Care and Dementia: A Platform for Seeking Consensus »

Palliative Care and Dementia: A Platform for Seeking Consensus: Clare Mentall Health Services for Older People in Association with The Irish Hospice Foundation, The Alzheimer...

Sep
23

Positive Ageing Week 23rd Sept -1st October  »

Positive Ageing Week 2011 - From Friday 23rd of September to  Saturday 1st October 2011 Age Action, with the support of ESB Electric Ireland, is Celebrating Positive Ageing in Ireland. ...

Jun
16

Seminar - Current elder abuse issues and implications in nursing home care »

The HSE Dublin North East Regional Steering Committee on Elder Abuse are holding a seminar on Current elder abuse issues and implications in nursing home care - roles and responsibilities for senior...

Jun
15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Conference 2011 »

To mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2011, the National Centre for the Protection of Older People (NCPOP), in collaboration with the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the International Network...

Jun
13

Report Launch - A Total Indifference to our Dignity »

  Age Action Ireland will launch the report "A Total Indifference to our Dignity’ - Older People’s Understanding of Elder Abuse in Dublin on June 13th 2011. This...

May
30

Say No To Ageism Week 2011 »

Say No To Ageism Week 2011 takes place from May 30th to June 3rd. The week provides an opportunity to remind us of the consequences of ageism in service provision and encourages us to renew our commitment...

May
01

Bealtaine Festival 2011- celebrating creativity in older age »

Bealtaine Festival 1-31st May 2011, celebrating creativity in older age - May belongs to the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity in older age! Thousands of older people now take part...

Mar
28

Elder Abuse Awareness Workshops 28th March - 8th April »

Elder Abuse Awareness Workshops 28th March - 8th April.  Age Action is organising a series of workshops for the public in the coming weeks to help raise awareness about elder abuse.  The...

Feb
22

The Legal and Policy Challenges of Financial Elder Abuse »

22nd February 2011 Financial abuse: The legal and regulatory gaps Speaker: Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Law Reform Commission PowerPoint Slides     Legal...

Events 2010

Oct
13

Financial Elder Abuse »

13 October 2010 Understanding Financial Abuse of Older People Speaker: Dr. Attracta Lafferty, NCPOP PowerPoint Slides       Complaints...

Jun
01

Seminar 4 - Dr. Attracta Lafferty »

Seminar 4- Public Perceptions of Elder Abuse Speaker: Dr. Attracta Lafferty Click here to download the Power Point presentation

Jun
01

Elder Abuse: Public Perceptions and Media Representations »

1 June 2010 Public Perceptions of Elder Abuse Speaker: Dr. Attracta Lafferty, NCPOP PowerPoint slides     Media...

May
24

Say No To Ageism Week, 24th - 30th May 2010 »

This year's "Say No to Ageism Week" takes place from May 24th to 30th. It is a time to again consider the effects of ageism in our society and provides an opportunity to remind us of...

Apr
27

Seminar 3 - Ms. Imogen Lyons »

Seminar 3 - Public perceptions of older people and ageing Speaker: Ms Imogen Lyons Click here to download the Power Point presentation

Apr
27

Seminar 3 - Older People and Ageing: Public Perceptions and Media Representations »

27 April 2010 Public perceptions of older people and ageing Speaker: Ms Imogen Lyons, NCPOP PowerPoint Slides     Media...

Mar
23

A cross-national study of how social workers respond to cases of elder abuse in the community »

Speaker: Dr. Janet Carter-Anand Click here to download the Power Point presentation  

Feb
16

Elder Abuse: Legislation, Medico-legal Investigation and Reporting »

16 February 2010  The adequacy of protecting older people from abuse and neglect: Legal provision, medico-legal investigation and reporting Speaker: Prof. Denis Cusack,...

Events 2009

Nov
01
Nov
01

International day of Older Persons, 1st October 2009 »

International Day Of Older Persons, 1st October 2009 - The 19th International Day of Older Persons is an occasion both for celebration and for serious reflection. It is an occasion to celebrate...

Events 1970

Jan
01

Hot Topic: Capacity and Consent in the Older Adult »

A course run by the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. To see more, go to:  http://www.rcpi.ie/course.php?pageID=426  

Jan
01
Jan
01

REPORTS & RECORDINGS AVAILABLE: Screening for Elder Abuse »

Available to Download: In a review of elder abuse screening instruments (Phelan & Treacy 2012), the Older Adult Financial Exploitation Measure (OAFEM) (Conrad et al. 2010) and the Elder Abuse...