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Age Discrimination

Nursing homes remain open but for how long?

Edwin Poots announced on 16th April that eighteen NHS care homes that were earmarked for closure are to remain open while residents want to stay in them.  The announcement has been warmly welcomed by the care homes and their residents.  However, questions remain about the long-term future of these homes as the Minister for Health has not reversed his policy of blocking new admissions.  Click here to read the commentary of Duane Farrell, the Director of Polic

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Age Discrimination, Local Developments

Calls for age discrimination protection for all

The Chief Commissioner of the Equality Commission, the Commissioner for Children and Young People and the Commission for Older People have spoken together publicly to call for people of all ages to be protected under new age legislation covering the provision of goods, facilities and services.

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Age Discrimination, Local Developments