Community Support For Older Persons.

See Seniors Alert Scheme Page.

Community Groups have been applying for Social Alarms for persons over 65 years of age living in their Community since 1996.

Originally called Community Support For Older Persons .

In 2010 the grant scheme was reviewed and is now called the Seniors Alert Scheme.

The Scheme since Sept 2015 is been managed by Pobal.

Click on  the Seniors Alert Scheme Page   

 

 

"A Good Neighbour deters Crime and helps people to live independently in the Community" Helping to supply Social Alarms since 1996. "

Test Call.

 

Now is a good time to Test Call that the Social Alarm installed is on standby mode and that he or she has their pendant button on them. For more information check out the TEST Call Page .

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighourhood Watch First Launched in Ireland in 1986.

 

What is Neighbourhood Watch?  

Neighbourhood Watch is a crime prevention and community safety programme for urban areas. It operates as a partnership between An Garda Síochána and the public. It works on the basis that every member of a community can help to improve the quality of life in the area by keeping a look out for neighbours and reporting suspicious activities to the Gardaí. 

Click  Garda Crime Prevention  >  Program 

 

How to setup A Community Alert

 

To set up a group in your area, contact your local Garda Station or your local the Muintir na Tíre Community Alert Development Officer (Tel: 062-51163 ) The group may be set up in response to community demand or as a result of Garda contact. It is important to canvass local residents with a view to securing their support and involvement before introducing a group in the area. 

 

Click  Garda Crime Prevention  >  Program 

 

TEXT Alert

 How theTEXT ALERT Works

A Local Resident observes some suspicious activity and calls  the 24 Hour Garda Station

The nature of the suspicious activity is analysed by An Garda Siochana to determine if an alert is appropriate.   If  decided an alert is  necessary they next question to decide is it appropriate to deliver to all registered households in  the Scheme .

The Garda contact the service provider and the Text Alerts are sent to the Community members in a timely manner.

The TEXT Alerts details sent by the Provider to registered members should not be added to or altered in any way.

 

Click  Garda Crime Prevention  >  Program 

 

The photo shows  4 types of suspicios activity..

If you hear or see something that you think is suspicious phone the Gardai.

Family Carers report enormous strain and plea for re-opening of dementia services

Family carers report significant decline in mental and physical health during COVID-19. Past year sees ‘Irreversible Deterioration’ for people living with dementia. The enormous challenges faced by the family carers of people living with dementia – and urgent need for access to support services – have been highlighted in a stark report from The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI).
Region: Nationwide
Expiry date: 02/07/21


https://www.activelink.ie/node/82513

Calls to SeniorLine Doubled in 2020

SeniorLine is Ireland’s national listening service for older people. Established in 1998, the service received 18,000 calls last year from older people throughout Ireland.

SeniorLine is open every day of the year from 10am to 10pm, Freefone 1800 80 45 91.

For more information click on full article .

Age Action

As part of Age Action's Getting Started digital umbrella Age Action  developed the Keep In Touch (KIT) in response to COVID-19. This remote national learning initiative helps older people improve their digital literacy skills, so they are more connected, informed and supported specifically during periods of social distancing. Click on link for more information > Keep in Touch 

 

COVID - 19 Information from across government

 The Community Call PDF  has  been posted to homes nationwide.

Thanks to Activelink. for the above links   for more info on Community Responce visit   www.activelink.ie

Limerick Senior Forum meeting.


Thanks for the to the invitation from Noreen Waters from
Limerick Seniors
 Forum

To attend Limerick Senior Forum Open Meeting
on Tuesday, March 6th 2018 at 2 pm
in the Granary Library Michael Street Limerick.


Thanks to those that attended and who participtated by asking questions.
Hope it was of benefit to those attending .

TASK is proud to have sponsored the Tipperary (Ireland) International Peace Awards 2019, and to have had the privilege to present this year's award to Former President of Ireland, Mrs. Mary Robinson. The awards which took place 7th November in the Excel Heritage Centre in Tipperary, were organised by the Tipperary Peace Convention. Many thanks to everyone involved in this excellent event.