Resources during Covid-19

Children: The Department of Education and Skills has prepared information about Talking to children and young people about COVID-19 (pdf).   Community Groups: COVID-19 Government Action Plan to support the community response. COVID-19 Posters/Videos English & Irish, available here. To support the community response to COVID-19 the DRCD have developed a suite of leaflets about volunteering, on supporting communities…

Symptoms of Coronavirus

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms of Coronavirus to appear.  They can be similar to the symptoms of cold and flu.

COVID-19 in the News

Information on Covid-19 can be found on HSE website. If you have recently travelled from an affected area or want information about coronavirus, go to their coronavirus page.  900 ventilators ordered for use in Covid-19 pandemic. The Health Service Executive has said that 900 new ventilators have been ordered for use with patients with Covid-19…

Launch of a Family Carer (online) Support Group

In light of the curtailment of many face-to-face Family Carer support services, and following extensive feedback, Care Alliance Ireland has set up an online Family Carer Support Group. Open to all Family Carers living in the Republic of Ireland, this new online private group will be facilitated by a number of professionals with social work and counselling qualifications, moderation…

COVID-19 Supports for You

COVID-19 Information for Families and Communities

The ILN are conscious of the extra stress facing many family members with regard to supporting their family during the current crisis. Some families face a reduction in formal supports, closure of schools, loss of employment and reduced income.  We hope to provide important updates and supports for you during this time.                                 Resources during…