Friday, July 10, 2020

€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...

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...

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...

‘Shock report’ on foster care in Co Carlow

THE latest Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) inspection has found significant shortcomings in the quality of foster care services in the Carlow/Kilkenny/South Tipperary...

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...

Dementia: a closer look

World Alzheimer Month takes place this September and  Carlow People will be focusing on a different aspect of dementia over the course of four...

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...

Outpatients facility set for Carlow

A NEW outpatient facility is to open in Carlow in the coming weeks. Waterford UPMC Whitfield, the largest private hospital in the South East,...

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...

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...
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