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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.
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.
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.
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 are urging Westmeath to recognise the work of their local carers by nominating them for The Carers of the Year Awards 2012. Recently launched by patrons of The Carers Association, Mary Kennedy and Marty Whelan, The Carers of the Year Awards 2012 recognises the phenomenal work and commitment of family carers.
The Carers Association is now accepting nominations for the Carer of the Year and Young Carer of the Year Awards 2012. These awards, sponsored by Emergency Response, celebrate the dedication shown by family carers in Ireland to providing care in the home to their loved ones.
The 2011 ‘Santa Swim’ in aid of The Carers Association and St Michael’s House, is to take place on November 12 and 13, in swimming pools nationwide, including Kilkenny at The Watershed.
The Carers Association Kilkenny has launched its pre-budget submission, imploring the Government not to introduce further cuts to vital social welfare payments and services for Kilkenny's family carers.