A profile of older people in Northern Ireland – 2013 update

Date published: 12 November 2013

  • Author: OFMDFM Research Branch
  • Publication Date: November 2013



As part of Promoting Social Inclusion (PSI), a commitment was given in the Programme for Government that the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMdFM) would establish a working group to consider the factors that cause older people to be at risk of exclusion.

The PSI Working Group on Older People was established in 2002 and consisted of representatives from Northern Ireland departments, the wider public sector, the voluntary sector and organisations representing older people.

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