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6,000 nursing home residents and staff tested in west

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A total of 6,000 nursing home residents and staff in the west have been tested for Covid-19 as part of a mass countrywide initiative aimed at identifying those affected by the virus in these facilities.

Lámh offers free online resources for parents and carers at home

Lámh has opened up free access to Lámh Signs online until the end of May while families and carers are staying home amid the coronavirus pandemic. More than 4,200 people have signed up in the last two weeks.

Galway Hospice to benefit from additional Government funding

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Galway Hospice is set to benefit from new funding as part of a Government decision to end an anomaly which has seen voluntary sector hospices receive less State funding than others.

Clarity needed on plans to help nursing homes fight COVID-19

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The escalating number of COVID-19 infection clusters in nursing homes demands the Government outline in detail what extra medical help is being provided to deliver additional care for residents who have the virus.

Family Carers call for implementation of vital support measures

Family Carers Ireland has received a significant number of calls to itsNational Freephone Careline (1800 24 07 24) from family carers asking what might happen should they or their loved one contract the Covid-19 virus or be forced to self-isolate.

Town Mayor expresses dissatisfaction with lack of Hospice progress

With news emanating last week pertaining to the non-HSE management interaction with the South Westmeath Hospice committee, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, has expressed his anger that no progressive consultation with regard to the palliative care unit has commenced.

Farrell family tackle Sea to Summit for Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation

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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.

Welsh choirs to sing for hospice memorial concerts

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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 praises local support for Hospice coffee morning event

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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.

Local Hospice committee and HSE management to formally meet

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.

 

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