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  • Mental Health Awareness | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    Farm Chicken it gives me great pleasure to invite you to an evening of nutrition and chicken demonstrations with Manor Winner of the National Brown Bread Competition 2015 Margaret Sexton Roscommon was the winner of the Brown Bread Baking Competition at the NPA 2015 Mental Health Awareness The ICA is keen to work in partnership with organisations that have similar values and aims As mentioned above the Association is founded on the aim to develop and improve the standard of rural and urban life in Ireland One of the most disturbing stigmas that still exist in Ireland today is that of talking about our Mental Health Too many people suffer depression alone and in silence as they feel they have no one to talk to and voice their feelings There is still a belief in Ireland today that it is better to go to prison than a mental institution as the stigma is less See Change See Change is an alliance of organisations working together through the National Stigma Reduction Partnership to bring about positive change in public attitudes and behaviour towards people with mental health problems More Suicide or Survive Suicide or Survive SOS is an Irish charity focussed on breaking down the stigma associated with mental health issues and ensuring that those affected have access to quality recovery services that are right for the individual We are working to build a society where people embrace their mental health wellness and those with difficulties are treated with dignity and respect and experience a service that offers them hope a safe place and a positive future SOS is leading the way through active collaboration which we believe will drive positive social change More The Samaritans Samaritans Ireland provides 24 hour emotional support to anyone struggling to cope Established in Ireland

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/About/National/Mental-Health-Awareness.1669.1.aspx (2016-01-06)
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  • Third Age | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    Third Age plays a role in the championing of older people locally nationally and internationally in an interconnecting range of initiatives including the challenge of negative perceptions and the representation of older people at policy making fora The patron of Third Age is President Michael D Higgins National Programmes Senior Helpline Senior Help Line is a confidential listening service for older people by trained older volunteers for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland LoCall 1850 440 444 Senior Help Line s vision and mission is that every older person in Ireland would know the LoCall number call if they need us and receive an empathic response The lines are open every day from 10am to 10pm Senior Help Line is supported by the Health Service Executive and The Atlantic Philanthropies Fáilte Isteach Fáilte Isteach is a community project with older volunteers welcoming new migrants through conversational English classes Failte Isteach utilises the skills talents and expertise of older volunteers and harnesses their desire to contribute positively to society Fáilte Isteach works at breaking down the barriers that migrants and communities face by extending the hands of friendship and goodwill through the practical welcoming and inclusive manner in which the programme is delivered Failte Isteach provides more than the transfer of skills and knowledge It is making a positive difference to everyone involved National Advocacy Programme Third Age National Advocacy Programme Advocacy Advocacy is an empowering process Advocacy for older people is taking action to help them say what they want secure their rights represent their interests and obtain the services they need Volunteer advocates make a long term commitment to loyally support the older people they work with The volunteer advocate meets regularly with the resident provides one to one support develops a mutually trusting relationship with them and listens to and represents their views and wishes at all times Myhomefromhome ie Myhomefromhome ie is a web site providing information on nursing homes whiich aims to be of assistance to the public This includes funding options advice on choosing nursing homes and information on alternatives to nursing home care Personal Excellence Programme This customised programme for nursing home staff and others in the caring professions aims to encourage health workers to reconnect to the heart of their practice to allow compassionate caring to rise above institutional rules and limitations and to promote and encourage that quality and heart of care that serves the needs of patient and families History The Third Age National Advocacy Programme TANAP was originally launched in 2008 by the HSE as an Advocacy Programme for Older People in Residential Care in response to recommendations made by the Forum on Services for Older People This Forum was set up following an Enquiry into revelations of abuse of older people in Leas Cross Nursing Home in North Dublin The Enquiry revealed that morale in the nursing home was very low and that many residents felt voiceless In response the HSE set up a programme to

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/Third-Age.1798.1.aspx (2016-01-06)
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  • VITA | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    core belief that supporting livelihoods necessitates the participation by poor people in the analysis and improvement of their own situations Vita is delighted to acknowledge the vital contribution of Department of Foreign Affairs through Irish Aid to Vita s Sustainable Livelihoods Programme in the Horn of Africa Vita also acknowledges the funding contribution of the European Union to Vita s Eritrea Livelihoods Programme through EuropeAid s Forestry and Environment Programme Vita is honoured to have Mother Teresa as a named patron She offered great inspiration to the work of Vita s founder Fr Kevin Doheny Our Approach Community Led Development Vita supports a new model of development wherein the local community is supported to create a plan for development based on their own needs abilities and vision of the future This approach empowers the population to become self reliant and ultimately eliminates their need for outside assistance Therefore local people as well as civic and governmental organisations are involved in all stages of planning implementation and evaluation of the programme Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods Vita s expert staff work with families and communities on agriculture water income generation projects to ensure that they have enough food water and income to survive and become self reliant Projects include tree planting well digging and water harvesting drip irrigation improved seeds beekeeping and poultry bakeries latrines and solar panels Irish Supporters of Vita can participate in supporting and monitoring community projects and have access to families they support and their wonderful cultures through online media and visits to the country Climate Change Focused Working with families affected by climate change Vita applies an environmental carbon neutral approach to tackle hunger and poverty in their communities One instance of this approach is our support of the prize winning fuel efficient cooking stove which provides thousands

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/VITA.1800.1.aspx (2016-01-06)
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  • Samaritans | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    to those who are feeling low struggling and need someone to talk to They are best known for their work to reduce suicide but they are there for anyone who is feeling down No problem is too big or too small Lonliness bereavement job loss exam stress financial worries family problems or simply a feeling of being unable to go on whatever you are dealing with you don t have to deal with it alone They also work in schools prisons and workplaces as well as in festivals and concerts where they provide on site emotional support The Samaritans were formed 50 years ago in Ireland and now have 2000 volunteers Goals of the Samaritans Their mission is to help those who are distresses and reduce the incidence of suicidal feelings and behaviour They do this by Being Available 24 hours everyday of the year Reaching out to high risk groups Working with other organisations and agencies Raising awareness of challenges of reducing suicide The Samaritans are committed to certain values including Listening exploring feelings helps reduce stress and helps people reach a better understanding of their situation Confidentiality when people feel safe they are more likely to be open about their feelings Non judgemental people can talk to the Samaritans without feeling rejected Human Contact reduces stress and despair by giving people attention and time People make their own decisions people have the right to find their own solutions instead of being forced into what to do ICA and the Samaritans The ICA support the Samaritans by helping to raise awareness about suicide and the importance of reaching out when you need it They have trained their regional presidents in effective listening skills Supporting the Samaritans You can volunteer with the Samaritans by fundraising donating or volunteering For further

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/Samaritans.1752.1.aspx (2016-01-06)
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  • Cuisle Centre | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    Road Portlaoise Co Laois 057 8681492 cuislecentre eircom net www cuislecentre com The Cuisle Centre Founded in 2004 the Cuisle Centre is a registered charity offereing professional support to people diagnosed with cancer and to their families Mission Statement To provide a warm safe and welcoming environment for people diagnosed with cancer and their families affected by it We encourage anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis to drop into the centre where we provide support alongside your medical treatment Our programmes are for every type and stage of cancer whether you ve just been diagnosed with cancer or you are facing a recurrence The Cuisle Centre is a charity and all our services are free to you Information Learn about your cancer it s management treatment and side effects with our cancer care nurse Benefits Advice A Benefits Advisor will give advice about the financial help you may be entitled to and we will help you to navigate the application proces e g medical cards etc Individual Therapeutic Therapies Our cancer specialist therapists provide individual therapeutic therapies through Holistic Massage Reflexology Acupuncture Reiki and Sacro Cranial Therapy Group Relaxation Therapy Classes Group sessions to teach relaxation through Yoga Art Thai Chi and Meditation alongside courses helping you to deal with stress Art Therapy Our Art Therapist runs a range of courses looking at living with cancer and learning about the psychological and emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis Example Women with Cancer Men with Cancer Caring for someone with Cancer Bereavement Group Workshops are available for both adults and children who have been bereaved by cancer Manual Lymphatic Drainage Our qualified M L D Therapists provide this specialised gentle massage to patients suffering from Lymphoedema a condition which may result from surgery or Radiotheraphy Breast Care Advice and prosthesis Fitting

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/Cuisle-Centre.1728.1.aspx (2016-01-06)
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  • 2015 AGM | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    Hickeys An Grianán Courses Holidays Crafts Cooking Join Become a Member Find Your Guild Local Guilds Home New Photo Detail Search 2015 AGM DSCN6534 Previous Next More Galleries 2015 AGM An Grianán Diamond Anniversary 2014 Gem Pack 2014 Contests Weekend 2015 Competitions Aldi Brown Bread Competition Love Irish Food Fair Harvest and Heritage Fairs Garden Parties Miscellaneous An Grianán Guests An Grianán Garden Centre Centenary Garden COFACE CONFERENCE 2013 ICA

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/DSCN6534.2713.1.1.17966378890.aspx (2016-01-06)
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  • 2015 AGM | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    Pack Hickeys An Grianán Courses Holidays Crafts Cooking Join Become a Member Find Your Guild Local Guilds Home New Photo Detail Search 2015 AGM DSCN6522 Next More Galleries 2015 AGM An Grianán Diamond Anniversary 2014 Gem Pack 2014 Contests Weekend 2015 Competitions Aldi Brown Bread Competition Love Irish Food Fair Harvest and Heritage Fairs Garden Parties Miscellaneous An Grianán Guests An Grianán Garden Centre Centenary Garden COFACE CONFERENCE 2013 ICA

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/DSCN6522.2713.1.1.18127611926.aspx (2016-01-06)
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  • An Grianán Diamond Anniversary 2014 | Irish Countrywomen’s Association
    Grianán Courses Holidays Crafts Cooking Join Become a Member Find Your Guild Local Guilds Home New Photo Detail Search An Grianán Diamond Anniversary 2014 DSC 0554 Previous Next More Galleries 2015 AGM An Grianán Diamond Anniversary 2014 Gem Pack 2014 Contests Weekend 2015 Competitions Aldi Brown Bread Competition Love Irish Food Fair Harvest and Heritage Fairs Garden Parties Miscellaneous An Grianán Guests An Grianán Garden Centre Centenary Garden COFACE CONFERENCE

    Original URL path: http://www.ica.ie/DSC0554.2713.1.1.16667936453.aspx (2016-01-06)
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