‘We’ll do everything to ensure elderly live in peace’

A special information evening to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons, took place in the Tower Hotel on Thursday, October 2, organised by Apex Housing in partnership with the local Policing and Community Safety Partnership, PSNI and Oaklee Housing.
DUP Councillor Drew Thompson. DER2414MC096DUP Councillor Drew Thompson. DER2414MC096
DUP Councillor Drew Thompson. DER2414MC096

The event focused on health and wellbeing as well as services available for older persons in the North West with a key presentation delivered by the Project Manager from the North West Ageing Well Together.

Alderman Drew Thompson, Chair of the PCSP commented: “The Derry PCSP is delighted to support this event and I can assure you that the safety of our elderly residents and indeed the safety of all our communities is a key priority for us.

“The Derry PCSP will strive to do everything it can to ensure that our elderly citizens can live in peace without fear of crime.”

Mayor Brenda Stevenson said: “I would like to congratulate all of the agencies involved in organising this event. It’s always great to meet our elderly citizens and I’m delighted to see such an entertaining and informative event being put together for their benefit.”

Sheena McCallion, Director of Housing and Care Services at Apex Housing, said: “We are committed to the safety, health and wellbeing of all our residents and this was a wonderful opportunity to work in partnership with other agencies to ensure that our elderly citizens have access to advice and support for issues that matter to them.”

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