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Parents and carers across Mayo are being encouraged to pledge their support for a new scheme aimed at tackling inappropriate and illegal parking around schools.
Carers in Mayo give more than 161,000 hours unpaid care to the county’s sick, elderly and vulnerable each week. Of Mayo’s 6,558 carers, 40.5 per cent regularly work a minimum of one to 14 hours a week, whilst a further 50 per cent work between 15 and 43 hours a week.
To celebrate Ireland’s family carers, Carers’ Week is being held from Monday June 9 to Sunday June 15 with events in Galway city, Loughrea, and Athenry.
Home Instead Senior Care, Ireland’s leading home care provider, has invested in a new recruitment campaign that uses traditional “matchmaking” skills to help create a compatible and lasting relationship between the professional care giver and the person he/she cares for.
The county’s age-friendly status has attracted AIGNA, the All-Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association, to hold its sixth annual conference at the Clayton Hotel, Galway, on May 15.
What do you know about Alzheimer’s disease? For many people, it is perceived as an ‘old person disease’. Those who know something about Alzheimer’s have generally been exposed to the disease at some personal level, either through a family member or relative living with it or the experience of a friend or colleague.
aThe HSE has confirmed that day care services at the MacBride Community Nursing Home in Westport are to resume next month.
Following the success of last year’s educational workshops for families of people living with Alzheimer’s disease, Home Instead Senior Care has announced a free workshop to be held in Ballinasloe next week.
Irish HomeCare, the independent, Irish, family-run home care providers are currently recruiting for care assistants across the county. The company has positions available for carers in the Athlone, Moate, Tyrellspass, Rocksfordbridge, Milltownpass, Kinnegad, Castletowngeoghan, Streamstown, Delven, Clonmellon, and Rathowen areas.
The Brí National Carer Awards took place in the Carlton Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin, recently. The awards are to celebrate the extraordinary work that carers around Ireland do on a daily basis. These carers support people who have brain injuries. Celebrities Mary Byrne (X-Factor) and Nuala Carrey (RTE) helped make the night a memorable one.