News & Events

December 22, 2015

Christmas & New Year Wishes

The Board and staff of Caring for Carers would like to take this opportunity to wish all Family Carers & their Carees, Support Workers, our funders and supporters a very Happy Christmas followed by a peaceful New Year.   From 1st of January 2016 we will be Family Carers Ireland following the completion of the […]

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October 14, 2015

Coping Skills for Families & Carers

Dementia Elevator is an education and empowerment programme developed by DCU and the HSE (with the support of Atlantic Philanthropies) to help individuals, communities and health systems engage appropriately with people with dementia. Elevator focuses on ability (rather than disability) and takes a person-centred approach to dementia care. The main aims of the programme are […]

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October 14, 2015
September 07, 2015

Caring for Carers Ireland AGM

The 8th Annual General Meeting of Caring for Carers Ireland Limited takes place this year on the 30th of September at the Aisling Hotel Dublin. Notifications have now been sent to all current members of the organisation and we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on the day. John Dunne, CEO […]

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July 31, 2015

Dementia Study Looking for Participants

A major new European study on dementia is looking for Irish participants. Actifcare (Access to Timely Formal Care) is a European research project, which aims to analyse the pathways to care for people with dementia and their families, in an attempt to better understand healthcare inequalities. The Irish leg of the study is being carried […]

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June 19, 2015

CEO of New Carers Organisation Announced

In further preparation for the commencement of the new company for carers, following the agreement by members of Caring for Carers Ireland and the Carers Association to merge, the position of CEO for this organisation was advertised.  After a robust recruitment process by Hays Recruitment Consultants, together with the boards of Caring for Carers and […]

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June 15, 2015

Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year Award 2015

Nominations Are Now Open For The Irish Red Cross Carer Of The Year Award 2015 The Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year Award acknowledges the dedication of voluntary carers at home and in the community. These heroes embody the humanitarian values that are at the heart of everything the Irish Red Cross does. This […]

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June 12, 2015

Elder Abuse Awareness Talk in Galway Mon June 15th

NUI Galway’s School of Nursing and Midwifery is running a free public talk on Elder Abuse.  The aim of this public talk is to bring greater recognition of abuse of older adults wherever they live, and to highlight the need for appropriate action. The talk takes place on Monday, 15 June from 3-5pm in Áras […]

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