All adults have the right to be safe and to live a life free from abuse. All persons are entitled to this right, regardless of their circumstances.
It is critical that the rights of leaders to lead as normal a life as possible is recognised, in particular deprivation of the following rights may constitute abuse:
- Respect and dignity
- Freedom to choose
- Opportunities to fulfil personal aspirations and realise potential in daily life
- Opportunity to live safely without fear of abuse in any form
- Respect for possessions
Áiseanna Tacaíochta has appointed Designated Officers who will receive and report concerns of abuse or neglect in complete confidence. The Designated Officers are Emma Caparangca and Aisling Whelan they can be contacted by email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com or by phone 01 525 0707
Child Safety Officer
Children First: National Guidance states that “protecting children from harm is everyone’s responsibility” Child abuse can be categorised into four different types: neglect, emotional abuse, physical abuse and sexual abuse.
Áiseanna Tacaíochta has appointed a Designated officer who will receive and report concerns of abuse or neglect in complete confidence. The Designated Officer is Paul McBride and Deputy Designated Officer is Mary T Cahill Kennedy who can be contacted by email on firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by phone 01 525 0707