Friday, August 14, 2020

Dementia and the Benefits of Reminiscence

World Alzheimer Month takes place this September and in  this article Carlow People takes a look at dementia and the benefits of reminiscence and...

56% of people in Leinster know someone who has been affected...

A survey conducted earlier this year by protection specialist Royal London, has found that 56% of people in Leinster know someone who has been...

Cancer alert: EPA finds high radon levels in 20% of homes

ONE in five homes tested in Carlow have been found to have radon levels above the acceptable level, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Code to better your care from your chemist

A NEW Code of Conduct, setting out revised ethical standards that all pharmacists must meet, was published last week by the pharmacy regulator, the...

Huge boost for new approach to health care

THE South East Community Healthcare organisation has welcomed confirmation of funding being made available to 13 projects under the Sláintecare Integration Fund. As part of...

Carlow is below par on health spending per capita

SPENDING on urgent and emergency care in Ireland varies greatly depending on the patient’s address, with Carlow, Kilkenny and Wicklow considerably down the scale...

Senator puts a foot down over health ‘lottery’

THE Fianna Fáil Senator Jennifer Murnane O’Connor has sharply criticised the “postcode lottery of health services which continues to leave people in Carlow at...

€1million fund for elderly citizens

THE Minister with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly TD, has launched a new Community and Voluntary Support Scheme which will...

Research finds link to sleep and bad health

Researchers in Trinity have identified a possible link between sleep deprivation among older adults and poor health. The study also found that people aged 50...

I don’t believe no one waiting on home help – Murnane

SENATOR Jennifer Murnane O’Connor has called for better information regarding the exact number of people on a waiting list for home support hours in...
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