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 'The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland'

Everyone with dementia has a Right to Know

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Alzheimer's Society UK
Dr Kate Irving DCU and Prof Brian Lawlor TCD at CARDI event Dec 12 2014

National Policy on the Protection of Vulnerable People from Abuse (ROI)

9th December 2014, HSE

The Health Service Executive (ROI) launched a new national policy aimed at protecting older people and disabled persons from abuse.

Included in this are provisions for sexual abuse, which is said to include, “rape and sexual assault, or sexual acts to which the vulnerable person has not consented, or could not consent, or into which he or she was compelled to consent.”

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