The HSE has outlined actions that will be taken to support the health service to manage the expected increase in the number of patients requiring healthcare over the winter period. Actions to help manage increased demand over the winter period
REFOCHUS Project – One Health, Covid and Us.
Get ready for REFOHCUS, a community project to help get the conversation started around global issues such as the pandemic and climate change. Funded by Science Foundation Ireland, REFOHCUS aims to involve local communities in discussions with guest speakers, special
Hardship Fund for Older People – Deadline Friday 24th April, 5:00pm
Age Action and Irish Red Cross COVID-19 Hardship Fund What: Age Action has launched a COVID-19 Hardship Fund in conjunction with the Irish Red Cross to respond to the immediate needs of older people in vulnerable situations across Ireland experiencing additional
Cocooning – Some resources for older cocooners and those assisting them.
Digital Literacy Skills The Age Action Getting Started Keep In Touch (KIT) is a national learning initiative to help older people improve their digital literacy skills, so they are more connected, informed and supported particularly during periods of social distancing. The Getting
The Community Foundation for Ireland’s Covid-19 Community Fund
This fund is aimed at the immediate needs of organisations impacted by Covid-19 and focused on the following: People over 60 People with respiratory illnesses or cancer People experiencing domestic abuse Isolated vulnerable people and families, particularly those living in
Extended Helpline hours – Community Call
The Community Call helpline teams are available 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm to provide assistance to elderly, cocooning and vulnerable citizens. They have a new freephone number too. Freephone: 1800 804 535 Phone: 01 271 3199 Email:
COVID-19 – Looking after the members in your community
In light of the COVID-19 situation currently unfolding, DLR PPN would like to ask member groups to keep in mind those people within their organisations that might find themselves with little or no assistance in terms of delivering groceries or
Are you an older person who is worried about Corona Virus?
The Corona Virus is a particular threat to older people and subsequently SeniorLine has put in place a number of protocols to support our many older callers from all over Ireland. Any caller, concerned about Covid 19, will receive the