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Carers Association information day

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.

Minding Yourself – information sessions for 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.

Achill group wins Heartsafe Award

One of the most remote areas in the country has demonstrated its fight for survival by achieving a lifesaving award from the Irish Heart Foundation. A man’s life has already been saved since the community started the initiative which involves training local people to respond to cardiac emergencies in the area. The achievements of the Muintir á Chorrain Currane Belfarsad Community Defibrillator Group in Achill will be celebrated after they received the prestigious Irish Heart Foundation Heartsafe award.

Carers Association Mayo launches “One Voice” campaign

Following Primetime Investigates revelations about the effects of State cuts on the lives of family carers, the Carers Association has unveiled its ‘One Voice’ campaign. The organisation is urging Mayo’s 5,440 family carers to join it in the fight for a better life for family carers.

Local carers’ associations condemn ‘hidden health crisis’

The Regional Alzheimer Society and Local Carers Association have slammed the “eye-opening” findings of RTÉ Prime Time Investigates, which has found that more than 82 per cent of family carers have been affected by cutbacks in State services and are living in poverty.

Local carers’ associations condemn ‘hidden health crisis’

The Regional Alzheimer Society and Local Carers Association have slammed the “eye-opening” findings of RTÉ Prime Time Investigates, which has found that more than 82 per cent of family carers have been affected by cutbacks in State services and are living in poverty.

Carers’ talk in Charlestown

The next meeting of the Widows’ Group will be held on Monday May 24 at 8.30pm in the Cosgallen office, Charlestown.

Outreach for carers

The Carers Association is delighted to announce the commencement of a new outreach and training facilitation service in Mayo. This is a two year project, sponsored by Baxter International Foundation.

 

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