Monday, 11 December 2017

HSE Launch Age Friendly Guide for Cork City and County

A Directory of supports and services for older people in Cork City and County This publication has been produced by the HSE Community Work Department Cork to address the need for more information on services and supports for older people across Cork City and County in one easy to use booklet.

Download Directory Here 

The directory intends to: • publicise the ever-increasing services and activities for older people in our community. • increase awareness in the local community of the health services that are available to you locally and regionally. • support professionals working in Cork City and County, who may be in a position to recommend, or refer to, the services listed. • serve as a useful resource for the general public including newcomers who are relocating to Cork City and County areas. We have made every effort through a wide ranging consultation to ensure that the information is both accurate and appropriate.
Ronnie Dorney Principal Community Worker HSE

I would like to take the opportunity to thank: • The Cork Age Friendly City Alliance & Older Persons’ Forum • The Cork Age Friendly County Alliance & Cork County Older Peoples Council • The members of the sub-committee charged with overseeing this directory: - - Tríona Healy, Community Worker. - Stephen Murphy, Community Health Worker. - Tony Fitzgerald, Community Support Worker. - Brendan Scahill, Community Worker. • HSE Community Workers in Cork South and Cork North. • HSE Community Work Administration staff - Catherine Murphy, Carol O Shea and Jane Young. • Vicki O Donoghue, Business Manager, Older Persons Non-Residential Services, for her dedication in gathering and checking health information on our behalf. • Patrick Aherne of High Quality Printing. •

And above all - the many groups who participated and are represented in the booklet. We hope this resource will be of interest and support to you.

Best wishes, Ronnie Dorney / Aidan Warner (Principal Community Workers, Cork)

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