Health Committee to resume discussion on adult safeguarding

The Joint Committee on Health will meet tomorrow at 9.00am in Committee Room 3, Leinster House.

10 October 2017

The meeting will see the Committee return to the topic of Adult Safeguarding.

Officials from the Department of Health; and a representative from the Institute of Public Administration will appear before the Committee.

Committee Chair, Dr Michael Harty TD, said, “Tomorrow the Committee will meet with a number of bodies who will brief us on the issues relating to the development of a framework for how the State can protect adults at risk of abuse or neglect. Modernising the protection of vulnerable adults is urgently needed and we look forward to a productive meeting tomorrow.”  

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