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HomeCare recruiting care assistants across Westmeath

Irish HomeCare, the independent, Irish, family-run home care providers are currently recruiting for care assistants across the county. The company has positions available for carers in the Athlone, Moate, Tyrellspass, Rocksfordbridge, Milltownpass, Kinnegad, Castletowngeoghan, Streamstown, Delven, Clonmellon, and Rathowen areas.

Foxford woman wins Brí Regional Carer Award

The Brí National Carer Awards took place in the Carlton Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin, recently. The awards are to celebrate the extraordinary work that carers around Ireland do on a daily basis. These carers support people who have brain injuries. Celebrities Mary Byrne (X-Factor) and Nuala Carrey (RTE) helped make the night a memorable one.

Mayo 2013 Carer of the Year announced

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.

Ballymahon woman named ‘Carer of the Month’

Professional carer Mary Quinn, from Ballymahon, has been named as Irish HomeCare’s ‘Carer of the Month’ for September 2013. Mary received the accolade for her dedication and passion in providing the best possible quality support to those in her care.

Irish HomeCare awarded Q Mark by Excellence Ireland Quality Association

Irish HomeCare, which employs over 70 carers in counties Westmeath and Longford, has been awarded a level two Q Mark by Excellence Ireland Quality Association - guardians of the Q Mark. The organisation received the accolade for its quality management systems, improving on the level one award it earned last year.

Back to the ‘80s with Mayo Carers Association

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Get your glad rags out and your dancing shoes on! The Mayo Carers Association is hosting a fundraising ‘Back to the ‘80s’ night in conjunction with Westport Radio WRFM 98.2.

Mayo CCC welcomes €23,520 for local childminders and groups

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Mayo County Childcare Committee (Mayo CCC) has welcomed the recent announcement to provide €23,520 to a number of voluntary notified child minders and Parent & Toddler groups in Mayo.

Foster carers needed for children aged eight to 18

The HSE is seeking foster carers who can provide stable homes, both short and long term, for young people aged eight to 18 years. Foster carers currently provide care to 1,215 children in the west.

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.

A nation stands shocked

When the children of Ireland were being abused and beaten in the industrial schools of this country for decades, it all happened in black and white. And because things happened in black and white, they seemed less real. Almost as if they have to be proven to have happened at all. The cameras were not there for those terrible deeds that happened to the vulnerable of this country up to not so long ago and so they did not have the same imprint on the mind if they would if they were captured on video for us to watch over and over again.

 

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