Age Action: Information Service
Age Action operates a busy information service on older people's issues and services throughout Ireland. Trained information officers provide information or referrals to the appropriate organisations.
The information service is open:
Monday from 9:30am-1:30pm and 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Wednesday from 9.30am - 1.30pm
Thursday from 9.30am - 1.30pm.
- Tel: (01) 475 6989
Our Information service responds to queries from individuals and organisations about:
- Carer's allowance
- Nursing homes
- Sheltered housing
- Living alone allowances
Safety and security issues
- Grants for personal alarms (see file below for details)
- Accessing community services like home help or occupational therapy
- Age discrimination
- Social activities
- Arts activities
- Sports activities
- Information on Travel Insurance and financial services
- Respite facilities Carer's courses Entitlements
Questions about... Nursing Homes
We have prepared a series of information pages answering questions we are regularly asked about Nursing Homes, including the Nursing Homes admissions process, the Nursing Homes Fair Deal Scheme, what to do in the case of disputes with nursing homes and more information.
Feel free to contact our Information team with any other questions you might have about Nursing Homes.
Documents and Resources
Providers of Personal Alarms (69 KB)