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#Carers Association

# carers-association - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

We're worth €4 billion and we want action on water charges & respite payments --- Carers

Carers provide services worth the equivalent of one third of the annual cost of the HSE, they say. Here’s what they want to happen in this October’s Budget…

# carers-association - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Legalising cannabis, tackling reckless lending and bad roads

…and that’s just in one committee meeting. Here’s everything happening in Leinster House today.

# carers-association - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Mother: Cuts to my teen's day care will make me a prisoner in my own home

Young adults approaching the age of 18 will have no place in Stewarts Hospital in Dublin come September.

# carers-association - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Family 'thrilled' about HSE U-turn on disability transport cuts

The decision comes after almost four months of lobbying by families.

# carers-association - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Respite care grant cut by over €300 in budget

The reduction represents a 19 per cent cut in the payment which is used by carers to pay for home help and respite care.

# carers-association - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Carers 'heavily stressed' says online survey

Half of carers in survey suffer from illnesses and socialising or holidays are an infrequent, sometimes rare, occurrence.

# carers-association - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Carers Association slams government failure to honour commitments

Easier to get €700 for nursing home care than €100 for carers in the home, says Carers Association

# carers-association - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Drive-in bingo brings the right numbers to Waterford car park Bingo

Drive-in bingo brings the right numbers to Waterford car park

Good things happen when you mix bingo with a healthy dose of thinking outside the box.

# carers-association - Friday 8 June, 2012

Carers using respite grant to pay bills, rather than for actual respite

This week 77,000 full-time carers are due to receive an annual respite grant of €1,700, but it’s unlikely to be used for holidays.

# carers-association - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Air Accident Unit investigates incident in which a Ryanair plane plunged into a nose-dive; David Norris says quotes on paedophilia are “misleading” and Pippa Middleton to get a US TV Show.

Carers Association calls for immediate action on new strategy

The call for full implementation of a National Carers Strategy comes after last night’s shocking ‘Prime Time Investigates’.