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Ombudsman Peter Tyndall is urging people to contact his office if they have complaints about a HSE-run centre.
Mayo’s lotto luck in 2014 has been well reported by now.
Following an unprecedented level of nominations for The Carers Association’s Carers of the Year Awards 2014, Breege Mulvaney from Charlestown has been announced as Mayo’s Carer of the Year 2014. She was presented with her award at a special presentation on Wednesday afternoon in the Park Hotel, Kiltimagh.
Following an unprecedented number of applications for the 2013 Carers of the Year, The Carers Association is delighted to announce the Mayo 2013 Carer of the Year. The annual awards recognise the dedication and enormous contribution of more than 3,000 family carers across Mayo.
To celebrate National Carers Week, the Community Action on Dementia in Mayo project and the Carers Association in conjunction with Iorras Le Chéile are hosting an information day at The Broadhaven Bay Hotel, Belmullet, on Monday June 10 from 11am to 3pm.
Due to the success of last year’s event and given the current economic climate whereby carers are experiencing cuts to their services, The Carers Association and The Mayo Volunteer Centre are organising a day for carers entitled: “Appreciating Mayo’s Hidden Treasures: Family Carers”.
The Carers Association will be hosting a series of talks during October in Ostán Óilean Acla, Achill, and Tourmakeady Hall. The focus of the evenings will be on stressing to carers the importance of looking after their own health. The series, entitled - Caring for Yourself: The Importance of Self-Care To Your Caring Role, will provide carers with information regarding their physical and mental health, guidance on looking after yourself while dealing with dementia, nutrition tips, keeping yourself informed on carers’ rights, entitlements, and changes to social policy that may affect carers.
With the closing date for nominations fast approaching on April 20, The Carers Association is sending a final call to people across Westmeath to nominate their chosen family carers for the Carers of the Year Awards 2012.
Family carers are “under siege” according to The Carers Association with government’s current review of policies, including the Domiciliary Care Allowance.
The Carers Association in Mayo invites those willing to raise awareness of issues affecting young carers to create and undertake their own particular challenge for sponsorship between now and May 3 through a Dare 2 Care challenge.