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Age Friendly Ireland is a registered training provider with Engineers Ireland.

The Age Friendly Housing and Public Realm training is CPD approved by Engineers Ireland and the RIAI.

Our training provides information on

  • National Policy | Housing Options for our Ageing Population  (2019), Programme for Government (2020), National Development Plan (2018), Housing for All (2021).
  • Key outcomes from the HaPAI Research, the Rightsizing Research (2020), consultation outcomes and findings from the original SLIOTAR research programme and recent research highlighting key recommendations for future builds in terms of physical, social, technological and cost considerations
  • Technical guidance, including universal design and reference to the recent CEUD material on universal design, technical guidelines and Part M regulations
  • Actions implemented including practical resources such as, age friendly homes website, roles of the AFHTA, suite of publications, including toolkits, checklists and guides.
  • Case studies from across the country showcasing age friendly developments highlighting the utilisation of appropriate funding streams, practical implementation of universal design, models that support rightsizing and a blend of social and private options for older people.
  • Overview of digital supports that enable older people to age in place
  • A discussion around opportunities arising from the Programme for Government which has placed considerable emphasis on older persons housing and town centre rejuvenation.
  • A module of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)  principles delivered by our partners An Garda Siochana.

For more information, please check out our full training brochure.