North Dublin Carers Association
Support Group Meetings
|Malahide||Grand Hotel||First Tues month||5th Mar||10.30 - 12.00pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
|Swords||Carnegie Court Hotel||First Wed month||6th Mar||10.30 - 12.00pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
|Trim||Trim Castle||First Wed month (evening)||6th Mar||7.30pm - 9.00pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
|Navan||Newgrange Hotel||Second Monday month||11th Mar||10.30 - 12.00pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
|Blanchardstown||St. Brigids Community Centre||Second Thurs month||14th Mar||11.00 - 12.30pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
|Ashbourne||Library Ashbourne||Fourth Monday Month2.30pm - 4pm.||25th Mar||2.30 - 4.00pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
|Finglas||St. Helena's Family Resource Centre||Last Tuesday of month||26th Mar||10.30 - 12.00pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
|Baldoyle / Sutton||Royal Marine Hotel, Sutton||Fourth Thursday Month||28th Mar||10.30 -12.00pm||Elizabeth Donavan|
All family carers are welcome to attend these meetings. We have regular speakers, tea biscuits and chat. There is friendly, peer support. Phone 01-086 3886970 for more information.
Carers trip to National Botanic Gardens
Carers Week day out at the Botanic Gardens
Enjoying the day out at the Botanic Gardens
Thirty Family Carers from across North Dublin met up in the National Botanic Gardens for a conducted tour and morning coffee to celebrate national Carers week. Sgt Vincent Connolly from Blanchardstown accompanied those of us who had no transport in the Garda community bus. The sun shone for the first time in days , we had a really nice time.
Pictured at the Launch of National Carers Week - Lord Mayor of Dublin Andrew Montague, Marian O'Reilly, Family Carer and Jacqueline Millman, Area Manager, North Dublin/Meath
Family Carers from North Dublin & Meath pictured with President Higgins and wife Sabina at reception for Carers in Aras an Uachtarain on 12th June 2012.
Presentation of Fetac Level 5 Certificates in Managing Challenging Behaviour
Congratulations to all who recently completed their Fetac Level 5 course in Managing Challenging Behaviour.
Local Carers of the Year Awards 2012
Congratulations to Michelle Strutt, Meath's Carer of the Year 2012, pictured here with her sister, brother, dad and friend Sarah who nominated her.
Sharon Salem North Dublin Carer of the Year 2012, is pictured here her mother Margaret who nominated her.
Two groups of Family Carers enjoying a morning of flower arranging from Blanchardstown & Balbriggan before Easter. This was made possible by ongoing support from the VEC.
Fiona Mahon Meath Ladies vice Captain, Aisling Clery Chairperson Meath Ladies, Mary O'Regan Secretary Meath Ladies and Jacqueline Millman The Carers Association Development Manager North Dublin & Meath at the launch of the Sharing the Caring campaign in Meath. The green ribbons are a joint fundraising between the Ladies GAA in Meath and The Carers Association.
They will be on sale all over Meath at only €2. All profits will be staying local.
Training Information Day
North Dublin Carers Association had a very successful free training information day in The Draiocht theatre on 3rd February 2012. Lots of information and details was given about the full range of FETAC 5 training that will be available across North Dublin and Meath in 2012/2013/ For more information phone 01-8119555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Outing to Glasnevin Cemetary
Christmas Lunch - Balbriggan
Information Morning December 2011
Family Carers at flower arranging in Blanchardstown Carers Resource Centre, beautiful flowers for Easter.
Launch of CENSUS 2011 Question 22 Campaign
Patrons of The Carers Association Mary Kennedy and Marty Whelan with Jacqueline Millman, Area Manager, The Carers Association, Blanchardstown
Family carers at the Stress Management class on Friday 8th April in Balbriggan. We will have another stress managemt class in Balbriggan in Sept, there will also be a FETAC 5 Practical Home Care Skills in Balbriggan in September 2011. Open to all family carers booking esential.
Yoga for Family Carers in Balbriggan
Northside Family Carers enjoy Christmas Lunch in Malahide
Massage Awareness Week 1st - 7th November 2010
Photo from Massage Day in Navan
Photos from Massage Day in Beumont Hospital on 6th November 2010
Pre Budget Submission 2011
Jacqueline Millman, Blanchardstown Centre Manager pictured with Family Carers, TD's and The Carers Association Staff at our recent Pre Budget Submission to Government.
Practical Care Skills Training in Blanchardstown
This group of family carers recently completed a FETAC 5 module in Blanchardstown. They enjoyed the course itself very much. The students also appreciated the mutual support & common experiences shared with their classmates. The next course for family commences in Artane at the end of June & Blanchardstown in October. There is no charge for this training which is funded by a grant from the Dormant Accounts. Please contact 01-8119555 for application forms & more information.