Weekly News 2nd November 2020

02 November 2020

Sunday Mass: mass from St Leonard’s church will be live streamed through the Dunnamaggin GAA Facebook page for the next few weeks on Sunday mornings @ 11am. https://www.facebook.com/Dunnamaggingaaclub/

Kells Mill Craft Centre will be selling online for the next 6 weeks during lockdown. Please keep following them on Facebook to view some great offers and gift ideas. Private Message Gwen for more information facebook.com/KellsMillCraftCentre

Family Carers: Unfortunately Family Carers Ireland have had to once again close our doors to the public due to level 5 restrictions which means that we will no longer be able to meet Carers one to one. We will, as always, be available to offer support & advice over the phone on 056 7721424 or on our 24 hour careline 1800 24 07 24. Please do not hesitate to contact us & we will assist you as much as possible.”

FREE Family Carers Emergency Scheme “One of the biggest worries for family carers is what will happen to the person they care for if they are in an accident or suddenly take ill. The Family Carers Ireland FREE Emergency Scheme can put your mind at rest with access to a 24/7 emergency helpline. Joining the scheme will ensure that the person you care for will continue to receive the support they need during a time of crisis and from people you trust. This can be completed in 4 easy steps:

Complete the Emergency Care Plan: Nominate 2 People: Return the Plan to Family Carers Ireland: Should an emergency happen, we contact your nominated people & put a care plan in place. This scheme is in partnership with An Garda Sìochàna, National Ambulance Service, Irish Red Cross & Order of Malta. For more information on this scheme please visit www.familycarers.ie/carer-supports/help-advice/emergency-care-scheme or contact our Freephone Careline on 1800 24 07 24 “

Living Well Programme - your toolkit for better health: Living well is a free group self-management programme for adults with long term health conditions. The programme supports you to develop skills which will help you to live well with a long-term health condition(s). For more information visit www.hse.ie/LivingWell or contact Catriona 087 2939881 or Ciara 087 4088325 or email SelfManagementSupportsSECH@hse.ie

Call for reserve community response volunteers: Carlow Volunteer Centre is looking for Reserve Community Response Volunteers to help support the Kilkenny Helpline in case of further Covid-19 restrictions. Volunteers will be assisting in the provision of services to isolated or vulnerable older people living in County Kilkenny. For information please contact Saidbhe Delaney of Carlow Volunteer Centre. 059 9173033