Archives for May 2020
LCRL are continuing to hold English Conversation Classes via Zoom. You may have more time now to improve on your spoken english. Please contact Mary Mulvey at 086-8536455 for more information.
Hello again everyone, we hope you are all keeping well. Here is another message from our colleague Mary Nevin, Community Health Worker with LCRL Primary Health Care Project for Travellers in Longford.
We hope you find these tips useful and a good way of helping you stay healthy and well whilst we help to save lives.
Don’t forget to try out the Apple Tart Receipe over the next few days.
12 oz Plain Flour
6 oz Margarine
a little milk or water
2 or 3 medium cooking apples
2 oz sugar
Happy Baking. Stay Home and Stay Safe from all the team here in Longford.
Hello again everyone, we hope you are all keeping well, here is another message from our colleague Mary Nevin, Community health worker with LCRL Primary Health Care project for Travellers in Longford.We hope you find these messages useful and a good way of helping you stay healthy & well whilst we help to save lives. Stay home, Stay safe from all the team here in Longford
Posted by LCRL Primary Health Care Project for Travellers on Thursday, May 7, 2020
COVID-19 Cocooning Public Health Advice Easy Read
An easy read version of the Cocooning public health advice can be found here.
HSE Approved Guidance for Disability Services
There are new COVID-19 Guidance resources now available for staff and carers who provide services to people with disabilities. This guidance will help ensure that staff and carers are fully aware of the steps they need to take during the outbreak. All of the materials are available to download here. A list of all of the guidance documents, including those previously shared, can be found here.
Irish Sign Language (ISL) Videos Explaining Testing
There are four Irish Sign Language videos on testing that can be found here.
Public Health Information:
For the most up to date information and advice on Coronavirus, please go to: https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/ and https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/
On 24th April 2002 an Education Programme webinar for managing COVID-19 infection prevention and control in residential care facilities took place. 1,400 people joined the webinar to listen to Prof Cormican, National Clinical lead and Mary McKenna, Assistant Director of Nursing for Infection Prevention and Control. Lots of practical information and advice was shared and is now available here on HPSC.ie.
Mental Wellbeing Campaign
Finally, a reminder about the Mental Wellbeing campaign which offers support and resources for people to help deal with stress and isolation, and also helps people maintain wellbeing and cope at home during this time. The website is www.gov.ie/together and the hashtag is #inthistogether. The campaign now incorporates two new areas:
1. Additional resources for parents together with play advice and ideas – Let’s play Ireland, from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs
2. Local Authorities across the country are linking out to local initiatives supporting wellbeing at this time
You can also view videos here under the videos section here.
LCRL Primary Health care Project for Travellers, Community health worker, Mary Nevin, offers her latest update for everyone to help them stay safe by staying at home & helping to save lives
Posted by LCRL Primary Health Care Project for Travellers on Thursday, April 30, 2020