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Roper Logan & Tierney Model of Assessment of Activities for Assisted Daily Living

“Every day is a school day” A Number of A Ghrá Staff underwent 3 days of training based on the Roper Logan & Tierney Nursing Model of Assessment used to construct personalised care plans to support our clients to live independently in their homes. The picture shows John Conroy (course Tutor) and some of our […]

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Get the Vaccine

This picture depicts the likelihood that a person who does not get the vaccine will end up in hospital and on a ventilator.  It shows the actual number of patients in a hospital in America.  Those in white are vaccinated and those in blue are not, as can be seen while being vaccinated does not […]

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Covid Virus Variants

We are seeing and feeling the impact of Covid virus variants across Ireland Europe and the World. The link below from the World Health Organisation helps explain how viruses mutate and what we can do to help prevent the virus spreading and mutating. The video lasts just under 3 minutes and is well worth watching. […]

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A Ghrá Carer of the Year 2020

Due to the Pandemic we were a little delayed in publicly acknowledging the A Ghrá Carer of the year for 2020, the photo depicts Aine being presented with flowers and a small gift by Arthur Connern (CEO) and Bridget Curley (Care Supervisor) outside our head office at The Mall in Tuam. Colm, A Ghrá’s Care […]

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Online Refresher Training

A Ghrá has invested in the necessary software and hardware in order to provide remote training, and by doing so we help to ensure our Clients and Carers safety, in addition to maintaining our Carers qualification currency. The picture is a screen grab of some of our Carers, recently engaging in remote Manual Handling and […]

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Carer of the Quarter Q4 2020

Congratulations to Vyvette Harrison White who we are pleased to announce as the Caregiver of the Quarter for Q4 2020. Vyvette’s professionalism and her willingness to provide cover at short notice was very much appreciated as it ensured continuity of care for our clients  

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AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Approved

Hi as you may be aware the roll out of the AstraZenica Vaccine was halted for a brief period over concerns about blood clotting. Following a thorough investigation by the appropriate European and Irish Health Authorities it was felt that the dangers presented by the Covid virus far outweighed any dangers presented from taking the […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination Information

Hi All Please click on the link to find the latest information from the HSE on Covid-19 Vaccinations Covid Vaccine Partner Pack 25 02 2021

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Vaccine Information Sheet

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A Ghrá Caregiver of the Quarter Q3 2020

Arthur Connern CEO of A Ghrá care services Ltd acknowledged the hard work and dedication of A Ghrá’s Care staff during these difficult Covid-19 Pandemic times.   Each carer received a certificate and a small token of appreciation     Thanks once again for your continued hard work, dedication and professionalism during these difficult times.

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A Ghrá Care Services becomes a Member of Infection Prevention Control Ireland

A Ghrá have become full members of Infection Prevention Control Ireland (IPC Ireland) In these trying times its vital we do all in our power to prevent the spread of infection and the covid-19 virus. All A Ghrá staff have received HSE Covid -19 specific infection prevention and control training. Infection Prevention Control Ireland is […]

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Wellbeing and Mindfulness during the Covid Pandemic

A new video-based mental wellbeing programme called Minding Your Wellbeing is now freely accessible. Brought to you by HSE Health and Wellbeing, this evidence-based programme provides a unique opportunity for people to learn more about mindfulness, gratitude, self-care and resilience. As we continue to adapt our lifestyles to deal with COVID-19 and are faced with different […]

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons HSE Leaflet

Easy read HSE Safeguarding leaflet The leaflet contains the necessary information and HSE contact details for use if anyone has safeguarding concerns

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Sara Stedy Mobility Aid: A Short Youtube video defining the when & where and How to use.

This link will bring you to a youtube video depicting the use of the Sara Steady https://youtu.be/0_lRKuvaVqc?t=94

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COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for all healthcare and social care workers who visit homes to deliver healthcare

Please use this updated link (it now reflects the reduction in the isolation period to ten days, see pages 5 and 6) to access the comprehensive guidance for Health Care workers delivering care in Clients Homes. It is a very comprehensive document (published by Heath Protection Surveillance Centre) if you have the time please read […]

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Congratulations to A Ghrá’s Carer of the Quarter Kerry Wallis

Congratulations to Kerry Wallis (L) who was selected as Carer of the Quarter, Bridget Curley (R) our Mayo Care Manager presents Kerry with her Certificate . Thank you Kerry, on behalf of your clients and all at A Ghrá for your hard work and professionalism.

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Dementia Information Pack

A Ghrá Care Services recognises that Dementia is unique and that it affects everyone differently. Our aim is to support families and to help them look after their loved ones at home for as long as possible.

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Manual Handling and People Moving Course

A group photo  (cognisant of social distancing) of A Ghrá’s carer who recently completed their MHPM refresher training course, ensuring that their clients and themselves are best protected when their is a requirement to aid mobility or to carry or move any weighted objects in the course of providing excellent service to our clients. We […]

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Five Year Loyalty Award

Eileen Cooke receiving her 5 Year Loyalty award from Arthur Connern CEO A Ghrá and Colm Muldowney Operations Manager; acknowledging her brilliant service and loyalty to the most vulnerable in our society. Thank you for your service Eileen.

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A Ghrá accredited with Q Mark

A Ghrá successfully have been accredited with the Q Mark for Quality. (EIQA). Our Q-Mark validation is further evidence of how important high-quality service provision is for everyone in A Ghrá

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