NEW INFORMATION GUIDE FOR OLDER PEOPLE LAUNCHED

first_imgDonegal County Council, HSE, Garda and Older Peoles Alliance represenatives at the launch of a new information guide for older people by the Age Friendly Alliance at St Josephs Hospital on Wednesday. The information guide has been produced to adress the information needso f older people and provides infomation on entitlements, health, housing, home service supports and maintenance, safety and security, social and lsiure activities, transportation local support groups and useful contact details. Seated are Frank Camplbell,Olders Peoples Council, Eileen Farley, Active Retirement Letterkenny, Seamus Neely, Donegal County Council Chief Executive, Terence Slowey, Donegal County Council Chairman, Catherine McGuigan, Age Friendly Ireland and Gwen Mooney, HSE Older Peoles Services manager. Photo Clive WassonA new Information Guide for Older People was launched by the Donegal Age Friendly Alliance in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stranorlar yesterday. This Information guide has been produced to address the information needs of older people in the county, in particular the needs of the most vulnerable older people in our community.It provides information on entitlements, health, housing, home service supports and maintenance, safety and security, social & leisure activities, transportation, local support groups, useful contact details and so on. Terence Slowey, Council Chairman and Seamus Neely, Council Chief Executive with Catherine McGuigan,Age Friendly Programme as she presents Frances Browne with the Age Friendly Ireland Recognition awards for Good Morning Service Donegal ( Inishowen) at the launch of a new information guide for older people by the Age Friendly Alliance at St Josephs Hospital on Wednesday. The information guide has been produced to adress the information needso f older people and provides infomation on entitlements, health, housing, home service supports and maintenance, safety and security, social and lsiure activities, transportation local support groups and useful contact details. Photo Clive WassonThis guide has been produced by the Donegal Age Friendly Alliance which is made up of representatives from both Statutory and Voluntary agencies that provide services and supports to older people and representatives of Older People themselves.The need for this type of a guide was identified in the Donegal Age Friendly Strategy which was launched in May 2015. The information in this guide is presented in a clear format making it very easy to use and the booklet is free of charge. It will be available from post offices and local libraries as well as from Donegal County Council’s website www.donegalcoco.ie .Chairman of Donegal County Council, Terence Slowey with Cllr Patrick McGowan and Cllr Martin Harley at the launch of a new information guide. Photo Clive WassonNEW INFORMATION GUIDE FOR OLDER PEOPLE LAUNCHED was last modified: June 23rd, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalolder peoplepublicationlast_img