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Westmeath carers have received what the Carers Association is calling a 'slap in the face', with the Government announcement that the National Carers Strategy is not to be published.
A Co Galway carers’ support group recently organised a respite break for its members
Family carers across Kilkenny are seeking councillors’ support in their campaign to have the National Carers Strategy published.
Coping with caregiver stress
The Carers Association is reminding people in Westmeath to nominate their Carers of the Year in appreciation of the caring work carried out across the county for their loved ones, those with special needs and those terminally ill. The closing date for receipt of nominations has been extended to Friday September 18 and the Carers Association urge all those who know a family carer to nominate them and recognise the high levels of care they provide.
Following his recent discussions with Pat Grogan, Cllr John Coonan proposed that Kilkenny Area County Council demand that the National Carers Strategy be published as outlined in the social partnership agreement. He believes it to be a “matter of principal”.
The Westmeath Carers Association is calling on the Government not to cut the Carers Allowance in the upcoming budget.