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Kilkenny Carers on the Half Rate Carers Allowance work for 96 cent per hour. At its recent pre-budget briefing in Dáil Éireann for Minister’s, TD’s and Senators, The Carers Association implored Government not to introduce further cuts to vital social welfare payments for Kilkenny carers in Budget 2011.
The Carers Association in Westmeath is making a final call for nominations for the organisation’s Carers of the Year and Young Carer of the Year awards. Due to the number of nominations still being received, the closing date has been extended by two weeks to Friday September 24.
The business of caring is expected to grow by leaps and bounds over the next decade and beyond.
The Carers’ Association is the National Voluntary Body and registered charity for family carers in the home, whose vision is to achieve recognition and a better quality of life for Family Carers by advocating for equality and social justice.
Mayo’s 5,440 family carers provide 130,000 hours of care in the home each week to frail older people, people with disabilities, the terminally ill and those with special needs. To recognise the enormous contribution of these carers, The Carers of the Year Awards 2010 has been launched.
More education and training is needed for carers to help them cope with their role, according to the manager of the HSE West’s carers’ department.
The Carers’ Association in Kilkenny is highlighting the massive contribution of full-time family carers in Ireland at a week-long programme of specially organised events during the fourth Annual Carers’ Week.
Leaders in the field of mental health will meet in Mayo on May 17 and 18 next to meet providers, service users, carers, and family members and to overview the services and share information on how inclusion at all levels, clinical, operational, and strategic is being promoted within the service.
The Village Nursing Care Centre in Craughwell has recently launched a home care service with a difference.
Kilkenny's first charity dog walk is taking place this Easter Bank Holiday weekend organised by The Carers’ Association and Petmania.