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Macra Na Feirme is in the process of setting up a club in north Mayo serving Ardagh and the surrounding areas.
Due to the success of last year’s event and given the current economic climate whereby carers are experiencing cuts to their services, The Carers Association and The Mayo Volunteer Centre are organising a day for carers entitled: “Appreciating Mayo’s Hidden Treasures: Family Carers”.
Mayo brain injury support group meetings are held every third Monday in the month, the next meeting will be held on Monday December 10, from 7.30pm to 9pm, in Le Cheile Family Resource Centre, Tucker Street, Castlebar.
Drumraney woman Peggy Allen was delighted to receive a call from George Hook recently after she was chosen as the winner of the ‘Dear George’ competition for family carers.
The Carers Association will be hosting a series of talks during October in Ostán Óilean Acla, Achill, and Tourmakeady Hall. The focus of the evenings will be on stressing to carers the importance of looking after their own health. The series, entitled - Caring for Yourself: The Importance of Self-Care To Your Caring Role, will provide carers with information regarding their physical and mental health, guidance on looking after yourself while dealing with dementia, nutrition tips, keeping yourself informed on carers’ rights, entitlements, and changes to social policy that may affect carers.
Trialogue is an open forum for discussion on mental health issues. Users of the mental health services, carers, health care professionals, their friends, and everyone in the community are welcome. A Trialogue group is a neutral space where communities can gather to develop their understanding of mental health issues, the challenges of maintaining mental health, and to transform thinking on developing better services and healthy communities. The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm in the Parish Centre, Castlebar, opposite the entrance to the church carpark.
A new home care company, which prides itself on its kind and caring staff, was set up to meet the growing need to help people live independently at home.
The next meeting will be held on Thursday August 30 from 3pm to 5pm in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar.
A fostering agency is recruiting interested adults (couples/single persons) to provide foster care/supported lodgings to children//teenagers/young people who cannot remain at home and need some “time away” to assist their development, wellbeing and care.
Active Retirement members from across counties Mayo and Sligo were treated to High Tea sponsored by Bluebird Care recently, as part of the nation-wide Age Action Tea Party season.