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Train for a career in health and social care with Carepath

Carepath Training offers learners and care providers quality-assured, accredited, training in health and social care for nursing homes, community care, and registered healthcare settings.

CÚRAM welcomes almost €5 Million in Disruptive Technologies innovation funding

CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices based at NUI Galway will be involved in three key industry projects worth almost €5 million (€4.8 million) following the recent announcement of the Government’s Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund. CÚRAM teams, in collaboration with industry partners, will be driving disruptive innovation on the key areas of medtech and connected health.

Home Instead Galway hosts free dementia workshops in the community

Home Instead Senior Care Galway and local libraries are hosting a series of free Dementia Workshops this September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month.

Mayo University Hospital launch Butterfly Scheme to enhance quality of dementia care

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Mayo University Hospital in collaboration with the founder of the Butterfly Scheme, Barbara Hodkinson, officially launched the ‘Butterfly Scheme’ in Mayo University Hospital this week.

Study recruiting participants who care for people with dementia

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The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway are leading the first ever study in Ireland looking at supports and services available for people with dementia and their families following a recent diagnosis. The study aims to recruit informal carers, often family members, who are providing regular care and support to a loved one diagnosed with dementia in 2017 or 2018.

The ongoing nightmare of living with Lyme disease

May is Lyme Disease awareness month so I thought I’d write a little bit about it, my own experience of it and how to prevent it.

Dáithí Ó Sé and Cllr Joe Byrne open specialist memory care centre in Kilcolgan Nursing Home

Galway’s only dedicated memory care home, with a highly trained team specialising in dementia and Alzheimer care, has opened in Kilcolgan.

Organise a tea day for Western Alzheimers tomorrow

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Western Alzheimers are asking you to host a Tea Day in your home, work or local club tomorrow Friday April 20.

Expert advice for tackling ageing

Susan Reynolds, manager of Au Naturel Athlone gives some helpful advice in prevent ageing.

Stella Maris nursing home honoured at national awards

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An Athlone nursing home team was honoured at the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards last week in Dublin, placing among three finalists in the category.

 

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