Shannonside carers hopeful of some restoration of funding

Shannonside carers are hopeful that Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has secured funding to restore support to people who are caring in the home. The sector has seen cuts to carers payments and respite grants during the recession. Caroline Poole of Family Carers Ireland in the Midlands outlines what they see as reasonable measures…

old person, hands. elderly, careShannonside carers are hopeful that Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has secured funding to restore support to people who are caring in the home.

The sector has seen cuts to carers payments and respite grants during the recession.

Caroline Poole of Family Carers Ireland in the Midlands outlines what they see as reasonable measures that would assist those who carry out this vital work.

 

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