Sage National Conference 2015

Quality Standards for Support and Advocacy Work with Older People

Áine Brady. CEO of Third Age, welcomed attendees to the conference held at Croke Park on 16th October 2015.

The keynote address was given by Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman, during the morning session. 

Dr Michael Browne, Researcher and Project Lead on Quality Standards answered the question 'What are Quality Standards and why do we need them?'.

Patricia Rickard-Clarke, former Law Reform Commissioner, spoke about the new Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) legislation.

Support & Advocacy for Older Citizens – Some Perspectives: Ita Mangan, Chair, Citizens Information Board

The following workshops took place after Patricia's address followed by feedback and discussion:

Watch videos from the conference below (select the icon at the top left of the video to choose which video to watch)

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Listen to Today FM's lunchtime news report on the Sage Conference

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