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Family Carers Ireland is expressing their gratitude to all those who have supported their national ‘Paws for a Cause’ fundraising walk/run and awareness campaign, which has raised over €25,000 to date.
Galway Hospice has launched a special appeal for donations as Covid-19 means the charity’s Hospice Sunflower Days street collections cannot take place again this year.
US President Joe Biden has sent a letter of acknowledgement to Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation, thanking them for their support and encouragement of his presidency.
Together for Hospice, the National Hospice Movement, this week launched a ‘Virtual Sunflower Remembrance Garden’. This online space has been created for people to dedicate a virtual sunflower in memory of a loved one, whilst helping to raise much-needed funds for local hospice and home care services throughout the country this June.
In 2013, Tom Quinlan was working as a primary school teacher. His mother Ann, had been struggling with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) for many years. In September 2013 Ann’s condition deteriorated to such an extent that she ended up in intensive care in hospital. After several weeks of excellent care and attention, she was well enough to be discharged. The discharge coordinator gave Tom’s family a choice: a nursing home or a private visiting care service.
Local Fianna Fáil Minister of State, Deputy Robert Troy, has welcomed confirmation form the Department of Health that nursing home residents are now permitted to have two visits a week on compassionate grounds as care facilities benefit from the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme.
Galway Hospice has launched its 2021 Car Raffle, with the first prize a brand-new Toyota Yaris, supplied by Parsons Garage Tuam.
Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called for the lack of priority for family carers to be reviewed with a view to prioritising carers for vaccination due to the impact this could have on the person they are caring for at home.
Sinn Féin Mayo TD Rose Conway-Walsh again calls on the government to do ‘everything possible’ to find a way to allow for safe visitation to nursing homes.
Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has highlighted the loneliness of elderly people in residential and nursing homes, who are unable to see their families during Covid-19 restrictions.