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#Family Carers

# family-carers - Friday 11 June, 2021

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic
# Dementia
# Dementia

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic

Jun 11th 2021, 11:57 AM 5,463 Views 7 Comments

The new research published by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland say that it found family carers to be at “breaking point”.

# family-carers - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list
# Covid19
# Covid19

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list

Feb 24th 2021, 2:21 PM 20,710 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday the government announced people with underlying conditions that put them at high risk have been moved up the priority list.

# family-carers - Monday 11 January, 2021

Re-opening schools for students with special needs to be prioritised by government, says minister
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Re-opening schools for students with special needs to be prioritised by government, says minister

Jan 11th 2021, 3:47 PM 24,002 Views 45 Comments

Four groups, representing 30,00 children, state that remote schooling is not an option for them.

# family-carers - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic

Aug 4th 2020, 12:02 AM 29,174 Views 16 Comments

Part one of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation shows that many carers took a pay hit and felt unsupported during the Covid-19 crisis.

# family-carers - Friday 3 April, 2020

Calls for individual case assessments after woman (71) caring for her mother (98) left without home care
# Family Carers
# Family Carers

Calls for individual case assessments after woman (71) caring for her mother (98) left without home care

Apr 3rd 2020, 11:13 AM 35,979 Views 6 Comments

Hundreds of home care providers are to be redeployed temporarily to nursing homes and residential care facilities.

# family-carers - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil
# Caged
# Caged

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil

Oct 16th 2019, 3:01 PM 10,712 Views 12 Comments

Several carers spoke today about the huge amount of work they do looking after loved ones.

# family-carers - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment'
# All Ireland Study
# All Ireland Study

'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment'

Oct 8th 2017, 9:30 AM 10,892 Views 8 Comments

A new study examined the palliative care needs on the island of Ireland by surveying hundreds of GPs and psychiatrists.

# family-carers - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

A mother whose children have a rare bone condition has won carer of the year award
# Above And Beyond
# Above And Beyond

A mother whose children have a rare bone condition has won carer of the year award

Nov 11th 2015, 9:39 PM 10,263 Views 7 Comments

A 12-year-old was named young Carer of the Year.

# family-carers - Sunday 8 November, 2015

"Before this I was a young 69, I was full of life. I'm a world away from that person now"
# Dementia
# Dementia

"Before this I was a young 69, I was full of life. I'm a world away from that person now"

Nov 8th 2015, 7:54 PM 28,496 Views 4 Comments

People with dementia and their carers talk about their lives at the Alzheimer’s Café

# family-carers - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Carers Association calls for immediate action on new strategy
# Carers
# Carers

Carers Association calls for immediate action on new strategy

May 31st 2011, 7:25 AM 419 Views 0 Comments

The call for full implementation of a National Carers Strategy comes after last night’s shocking ‘Prime Time Investigates’.