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On Saturday, November 9, members of the Farrell Family will undertake Sea to Summit in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation.
TWO LEADING Welsh choirs - Côr Mebion Ardudwy male choir and Cana-Mi-Geib - are coming to Galway to perform two special memorial concerts in support of Galway Hospice.
Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, was fulsome in his praise of the South Westmeath Hospice committee and all those who supported the coffee morning in Athlone GAA clubhouse on Saturday last.
As the South Westmeath Hospice committee continue to raise and enhance public awareness regarding matters pertinent to the future of the palliative care unit in Athlone, a welcome development will occur on Thursday evening (September 26), as the HSE has formally invited the local volunteer group to meet with the Head of Social Care, Mr. Jude O’Neill, as negotiations pertaining to the future of the facility commence in earnest.
Government consultations about providing subsidies for those using childminders are concerned with the needs of families, but "purely concerned with the tax take" this could yield.
Demand for the services provided by the Galway Hospice are expected to double in the next 10 years, which highlights the urgent need to find a new site for this much needed facility, according to its chief executive Mary Nash.
HSE nursing homes in Co Galway are being paid 80% more to provide care per person than their private and voluntary counterparts, new figures published by the HSE reveal.
The decision by the HSE to close the home help scheme to new entrants will trap carers in their homes and leave them unable to access a break from the 24/7 care they provide, according to local TD Denis Naughten, the Deputy adding that the announcement will “lead to a situation where families will have no choice but to admit older people to long term nursing home care”.
Carepath Training offers learners and care providers quality-assured, accredited, training in health and social care for nursing homes, community care, and registered healthcare settings.
A joint fundraising charity coffee morning/tea day and bake sale will take place in Ardrahan this weekend in aid of Self Help Africa and the Galway Hospice, and people are being asked to show their support.