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Remote internship can bring future benefits

Q: I am a university student finishing my degree. The current situation is not allowing me to have a part-time job or any work experience, either related or unrelated to my course. I haven’t built a network of contacts yet and amn’t sure where to start? How can I build some knowledge of the real world in this remote setting? (BC, email).

Remote internship can bring future benefits

Q: I am a university student finishing my degree. The current situation is not allowing me to have a part-time job or any work experience, either related or unrelated to my course. I haven’t built a network of contacts yet and amn’t sure where to start? How can I build some knowledge of the real world in this remote setting? (BC, email).

Is your heart telling you something?

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This week is International Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week (September 14-20), and local heart and stroke charity Croi is highlighting the need for those over the age of 65 years to ask their doctor to listen to their heart with a stethoscope, at least once a year.

Ballybane woman wins award for care work

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Home carer Valerie IIuyemi, from Ballybane, was named a winner of the inaugural Carer of the Year Awards run by home care provider Right at Home Ireland. The company has extended their congratulations and gratitude to Valerie, following the announcement.

Athlone IT receives significant funding for research and development projects

Significant funding has been allocated to Athlone Institute of Technology towards the purchase of equipment to carry out vital Research and Development projects, Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy, Peter Burke, confirmed this week.

Essential tips on caring for carers during COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 has brought about unprecedented challenges for the country’s growing population of carers.

Home help ban will force older people into nursing homes

The decision by the HSE to close the home help scheme to new entrants will trap carers in their homes and leave them unable to access a break from the 24/7 care they provide, according to local TD Denis Naughten, the Deputy adding that the announcement will “lead to a situation where families will have no choice but to admit older people to long term nursing home care”.

 

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