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Age Action Ireland

April

Government review of Fair Deal scheme must be wide-ranging in order to be effective

Age Action welcomes the fact that the Fair Deal nursing home support scheme is being reviewed this year, but warned that the review must be broad ranging and go beyond just the financial aspects of the scheme.

Property tax must recognise needs of older people or it will cause hardship

Age Action has warned the Government that unless the proposed new property tax is designed to recognise the specific circumstances of older property owners it will cause significant hardship.