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  • Conference Save the Date

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  • 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 and wants to hear your views. 
     
    To read more, click here.
  • 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'. 

    To read more, click here.


  • 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.

    To read more, click here.
  • Save the date: Financially Safe and Secure? - Friday 30th September 

    The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland and Action on Elder Abuse invite you to Save the Date for a forthcoming conference on Friday 30 September 2016 exploring issues around the financial abuse of older people.


    To register for more details please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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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