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"Don't wait for a crisis point" - planning for care later in life

Have you thought about what you want to happen in regards your care when you get older? Lots of p...

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18.35 17 Feb 2020


"Don't wait for a crisis point" - planning for care later in life


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18.35 17 Feb 2020


Have you thought about what you want to happen in regards your care when you get older?

Lots of people don't plan for their own care as they age, and it can create challenging decisions for family members and loved ones.

A new survey by Safeguarding Ireland has found that 80% of adults have not thought, or talked about, where they would like to be cared for if they became seriously ill or frail, and just 5% have documented what their place of care preferences are.

Patricia Clarke from Safeguarding Ireland is encouraging people to download and complete the "Think Ahead" form, in order to leave all your wishes on paper.

Take a listen to why it's important, and worth considering.


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