HOUSEHOLD BENEFITS PACKAGE – May 2021

The Household Benefits Package (HHB) comprises an electricity or gas allowance (currently €35 a month), and a free television licence (currently €160 a year).  In general, anyone who is aged 70 or over and who is resident in Ireland can qualify for the HHB (max one...

AGE FRIENDLY IRELAND

Age Friendly Ireland publish a weekly newsletter which provides information which our members might find useful.  Their newsletter can be accessed on their website – see link below. Age Friendly Ireland was established in 2018 as a shared service function of the...

ASSISTED DECISION MAKING

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 was signed into law on the 30 December 2015.  This Act applies to everyone and is relevant to all health and social care services.  The Act is about supporting decision-making and maximising a person’s capacity to make...