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An informal meeting for people living with someone who has had a stroke or mini stroke will take place on Thursday November 3 from 7pm to 9pm at the Croi heart and stroke centre in Newcastle.
The South Westmeath Hospice has launched its annual coffee morning in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel, taking place on Thursday, September 15.
More than 50,000 people in Ireland are caregivers for elderly parents and relatives; that’s almost one third of the adult population. The caregiving role can be rewarding, but it’s also one of high stress and low recognition and can cause family strain.
It is unforgivable that carers in Mayo and elsewhere continue to bear the brunt of Austerity. The 6,558 family carers in Mayo who form part of the invisible workforce that save the state over four billion euro each year are experiencing unprecedented hardship according to Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Rose Conway-Walsh.
An investment of €3.3 million is to be made in Áras Mhuire Community Nursing Unit in Tuam over the next five years. The money will go towards replacing facilities and providing nursing home beds that comply to HIQA standards by 2021.
Age Action has described the HSE service plan announced last week as very disappointing, saying it will do little to assist older people who need long-term care and support.
Almost half of mums pay their babysitter an hourly rate of €10. Two-fifths of mums will enjoy three or more nights out over the festive season with mums handing over between €150 to €250 on babysitting fees.
Rosemount Nursing Home, a family owned and managed 40 bed purpose built, nursing home set on lovely spacious grounds in the heart of Gort, is registered with the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) and is fully compliant with all food hygiene, fire, health and safety legislation.
The healthcare sector in Ireland has witnessed significant changes in the past 10 years. Increased regulation now means carers and healthcare workers are required to obtain FETAC/QQI accredited courses to work in the care sector.
The Irish Government could halve the costs associated with dementia care and improve sufferers’ lives by supporting them to live at home, according to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland [ASI].