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  • Eddie Lynch 2
  • WEB Evelyn Hoy CEO and Supt Simon Walls at launch of Nominated Neighbour
  • Financial Abuse of Older People in Northern Ireland - The Unsettling Truth


    The Commissioner for Older People has launched research that reveals that 21% of older people in Northern Ireland are likely to be experiencing some form of financial abuse.

  • Commissioner's draft priorities for his term of office



    The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland, Eddie Lynch has launched his draft priorities for his term of office.
     
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  • Draft Programme for Government

    The Commissioner has responded to the Draft Programme for Government (PfG) Framework and expressed his disappointment that there is so little reference to older people. The Commissioner is advising that a 15th outcome should be included in the final PfG to 'Value, Respect and Protect Older People'. 

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  • Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland, Eddie Lynch, speaks to Scope NI

    The Commissioner for Older People, Eddie Lynch has spoken to Scope NI about his shock that older people are left out of the draft Programme for Government.

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  • Nominated Neighbour Scheme

    COPNI and the PSNI have launched the 'Nominated Neighbour' scheme. This is an initiative that if an unrecognised caller comes to the address of an older person when they are alone in the house, the caller will be handed a card instructing them to contact their 'Nominated Neighbour', who will then try and check the caller's identity.

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The Commissioner is at the @CityHotelNI speaking to older deaf people from the North West area about the issues that matter to them

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