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Parliament Motions

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MF09 NIPP calls for assurances that any changes to health and social care policies or practices fully consider any negative impact on older people and that measures are taken to ensure older people receive high quality healthcare. 2015 Manifesto
MF08 NIPP calls on operation waiting times for older people to be substantially reduced. 2015 Manifesto
MF07 NIPP calls for steps to be taken to ensure that domiciliary care packages are determined by clinical need and that realistic timetables are implemented. 2015 Manifesto
MF06 NIPP calls for the retention of free prescriptions for everyone over the age of 60 regardless of income. 2015 Manifesto
MF05 NIPP calls for the Smartpass to be protected for everyone over the age of 60 regardless of income. 2015 Manifesto
MF04 NIPP calls for tougher sentences for those convicted of crimes against older people. 2015 Manifesto
MF03 NIPP calls for action to be taken to tackle the low conviction rates for crimes against older people. 2015 Manifesto
MF02 NIPP calls for tackling fear of crime among older people to be a priority for the next NI Assembly. 2015 Manifesto
MF01 NIPP calls for an end to age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services. 2015 Manifesto
M15 NIPP calls for an end to age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services. 2016 Miscellaneous
M14 NIPP calls on the Northern Ireland Assembly to retain the bus pass and free prescriptions for older people in Northern Ireland as universal benefits irrespective of income. 2014 Miscellaneous
M13 NIPP calls on the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMdFM) to proceed with the consultation on legislation to outlaw age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services without delay. 2014 Miscellaneous
M12 NIPP supports the establishment of the Pensioners Trust to support the work of the NIPP in future and to use money raised each year to tackle the issues emerging from the Pensioners Parliament. 2013 Miscellaneous
M11 NIPP calls for the Pensioners Parliament to receive the financial support needed to be maintained and developed further in the future so that the voices of older people are heard on key debates that affect their lives for many years to come. 2013 Miscellaneous
M10 NIPP welcomes OFMdFM providing the opportunity for Members of the Pensioners Parliament (MPPs) to be asked their views on the initial draft Active Ageing Strategy and Age Sector Platform/NIPP commits to providing a full and detailed response to the strategy when it is launched later this year. 2013 Miscellaneous
M09 NIPP calls on OFMdFM Ministers to ensure that the new Active Ageing Strategy positively reflects the important contribution of older people to society and ensures that older people are involved throughout the implementation of the strategy. 2013 Miscellaneous
M08 The NIPP expresses concern over the slow pace of progress in relation to the introduction of age discrimination legislation and calls on OFMdFM to ensure this issue is progressed urgently so that older people can avail of the extra legal protection that the legislation will bring by 2015 at the latest. 2013 Miscellaneous
M07 NIPP calls on the Office of the Commissioner for Older People to develop a communications strategy that makes older people aware of the office, educates them about its role and informs them on how it can assist and support them if and when required. 2012 Miscellaneous
M06 NIPP calls on the Office of the First and deputy First Minister (OFMdFM) to provide the necessary resources to ensure the office of the Commissioner for Older People has the capacity to fulfil its responsibilities. 2012 Miscellaneous
M05 NIPP calls on the Commissioner for Older People to create an effective system that would ensure ongoing contact with older people and their organisations. 2012 Miscellaneous
M04 NIPP supports the aims of the European Year 2012 of Active Ageing and solidarity between generations and believes that society can benefit from supporting and encouraging connections between older and younger people. 2012 Miscellaneous
M03 NIPP welcomes the commitment in the PfG to outlaw age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services and calls on the NI Executive to ensure this legislation is in place by as early as possible, but no later than the end of this Assembly term. 2012 Miscellaneous
M02 NIPP calls on the NI Executive to develop a comprehensive, well resourced and challenging Age Strategy with specific targets and timescales to improve the lives of older people. 2012 Miscellaneous
M01 NIPP calls on the NI Assembly to bring forward legislation to end unfair discrimination where it adversely affects the opportunities, goods and services available to older people. 2011 Miscellaneous
HS34 NIPP calls on the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) to initiate discussions with relevant stakeholders to raise awareness of the effects of hearing loss and the need for proper use and maintenance of hearing aids within residential and nursing home sector. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS33 NIPP calls on the Department of Health, Health and Social Care Board and Health Trusts to allocate the necessary financial and staffing resources to tackle the scandalous waiting times for surgery. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS32 NIPP requests the Health and Social Care Board and Health Trusts include the following in their Equality Action Plans 2017-2022 - “We will work in partnership with Older People’s Groups (e.g. Age Sector Platform and Age NI) to develop guidance for Health and Social Care Staff on meeting the needs of older people". 2017 Health & Social Care
HS31 NIPP requests urgent meetings with the Health Minister/Permanent Secretary and Chair of the Assembly’s Health Committee to discuss the implementation of the Bengoa Report and its implications for the treatment of older people. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS30 NIPP requests that the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland makes available to the Department of Health the funds necessary to implement the changes in the health service of Northern Ireland outlined in the Bengoa Report. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS29 NIPP demands that the political parties in Northern Ireland put aside their red-lines and form an Executive to follow through on cross party commitment to implement changes to the health service as recommended by the Bengoa Report. 2017 Health & Social Care

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