Age NI Response To NIHRC Report into Emergency Healthcare
Age NI Director of Policy, Duane Farrell commented, 'The fact that this report has identified instances where older people’s rights have not been upheld in accessing emergency care is incredibly worrying.
Older people must be reassured that when they have a need for emergency care, that they will be treated with dignity and respect and that their human rights will be protected.
Age NI has heard from older people, their carers and families on too many occasions about experiences similar to those identified in the report. This is thoroughly unacceptable in 2015.
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