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Carers Week

8-14 June, 2020
  • The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
  • Central Remedial Clinic
  • Acquired Brain Injury Ireland
  • Care Alliance Ireland
  • Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland
  • Irish Cancer Society
  • St Michaels House
  • Disability Federation of Ireland
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland
  • Irish Hospice Foundation
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“Ireland’s 391,270 family carers will not be forgotten during Covid-19 as they continue to care for loved ones at home. Oneline events will be taking place throughout the week " 

Liam O'Sullivan, (Executive Director, Care Alliance Ireland)

Carers Week 2020 Objectives

The objectives of the week are 3-fold

  1. To raise awareness of family carers in our community
  2. To deliver online events for family carers throughout the country
  3. To engage with family carers not yet availing of carer support services

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Articles, News, Events, Social Media

"The Irish Red Cross Booklet (HelpingYou Care), Battery pack and travel mug were great additions to this year's Carers Week"

"We held an event for Carer Advocates to mark Carers Week. Next year we hope to build on this and the number of carers who engage with our organisation."

"I found the music therapy workshop absolutely fascinating"

"Went for lunch. Very enjoyable and got to meet new people I would not otherwise have had the opportunity to do so. Thank you."

"I won the phone ring, travel cup, carer book and pen. Amazing merchandise for sure, I would love the battery pack because I'd say it (is) brilliant"

Carers Week 2020 Event Schedule

What's on

The events for 2020 are currently being added - please check back soon!

Date Area Location Event Details
Thu 11 JunONLINEOnlineExercise Class with P-Pals More Info about this event
Tue 09 JunONLINECircus Fun with Enda More Info about this event
Fri 12 JunONLINEOnlineQuiz at 11am More Info about this event
Tue 09 JunONLINECRC, Clontarf , (Virtual Zoom) Managing Mental Health during Covid 19 More Info about this event
Thu 11 JunONLINEOnlineAcquired Brain Injury Ireland - Carer's Coffee Morning More Info about this event
Fri 12 JunONLINEZoom Bingo with Vicky & Jean More Info about this event
Sat 13 JunONLINEVirtualHuntington's Disease Carers Support Meeting More Info about this event
Mon 08 JunONLINEOn-LineWorkshop “Music for Health and Well-Being” with Ciana McGarrigle More Info about this event
Tue 09 JunONLINEOnline Caring Yoga 1-hour Workshop - More Info about this event
Wed 10 JunONLINELive on Twitter - Just Type in #IrishMed in the Twitter search feature to read the comments/threads.Live Twitter Chat More Info about this event

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