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Family Carers call for implementation of vital support measures

Family Carers Ireland has received a significant number of calls to itsNational Freephone Careline (1800 24 07 24) from family carers asking what might happen should they or their loved one contract the Covid-19 virus or be forced to self-isolate.

GP cards and respite care to support Galway carers and people with disabilities, says Cannon

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GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will help carers and people with disabilities in Galway, Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon said last evening.

Caring for the carers

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Angela Geoghegan arrived at her daughter Carmel's house in Oughterard one winter's day carrying a little suitcase. The former confectioner was 84 years of age and suffering from vascular dementia. She never went home.

Support evening for stroke carers at the Croi centre

An informal meeting for people living with someone who has had a stroke or mini stroke will take place on Thursday November 3 from 7pm to 9pm at the Croi heart and stroke centre in Newcastle.

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.

Final call for Westmeath nominations for the Carers of the Year Awards

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.

Westmeath urged to nominate county’s Carers of the Year for award

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.

Nominate a carer for Carer of the Year

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.

Westmeath urged to nominate Carers of the Year

The Carers of the Year Awards 2012 were launched recently by The Carers Association, whose members took the opportunity to highlight the physical, emotional, and psychological cost of caring for their loved ones in the home. There are 2,862 carers in Westmeath providing 66,262 hours of care in the home each week to frail older people, people with disabilities, terminally ill, and those with special needs.

Carers Association Kilkenny appeals to Government

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.

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