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Resilience Packs Community Groups

Age Friendly Ireland

Age Friendly Tipperary

Programme: Tipperary

WHO Theme: Communication And Information

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Nutrition Eating Well, Physical Activity, Positive Mental And Emotional Health, Staying Connected, Switching Off And Being Creative, Your Body Your Health

Funding Stream: Local AF Programme Funding

Resources Required: Community Support, Paid Staff, Services, Volunteer Staff

Cost: 1000-5000


Preparation and distribution of resilience packs to 70 community groups in the county. Within each pack there is information guides, healthy eating guidelines physical activity guides, crime prevention advice and information for supports available during these challenging times.

Aim of Initiative

distributed through older adult community groups across the county

Who is it aimed at

distributed through older adult community groups across the county

Steps critical to success

  1. content from partners
  2. Library Staff who put packs together
  3. Civil Defence and Gardai who distributed packs

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. getting content /timeline together
  2. contact with groups and time required to ensure that they wanted the packs

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. circulation of content of relevance and information for older adults
  2. range of content supplied to older adults
  3. partnership in provision of content and preparation of packs and distribution

Fiona Crotty, Tipperary County Council,