COVID-19

St. Hilda’s Services are advised by the World Health Organisation, the European Centre for Disease Control. Health Protection Surveillance Centre and the HSE.

St. Hilda’s Services :

  • are communicating with our staff regularly
  • have Easy to Read Guidelines for our service users in each service location
  • have issued information on Coronavirus / COVID-19
  • have issued information on best practice on Infection Prevention and Control
  • have Hand Washing Signage over every sink in each service location
  • staff have completed HSELand Hand Washing Guidelines
  • have some protective clothing and are working with suppliers
  • have all staff watch a video recording on HPSC website on Personal Protective Equipment on how to put on and remove PPE without contamination of the staff or the area.
  • Staff are working in unison to promote best practice in Infection Prevention and Control.
  • Infection Control Team meet on a daily basis to review and monitor practice.

Anne Harney

Nurse for the Services

Coronavirus(COVID-19)

Ireland remains in an containment phase of the COVID-19 Coronavirus which means that actions are being taken to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19.
The approach which has been taken to date in Ireland is in line with guidance from the WHO and ECDC (European Centre for Disease Control).

For the latest information about COVID-19 please see links:

https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/frequentlyaskedquestions/

https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/guidance/infectionpreventionandcontrolguidance/

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/472f64-covid-19-coronavirus-guidance-and-advice/#public-health-advice-posters

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-coronavirus/

https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/

“Our Space” Art Exibition

St. Hilda`s Service Users are set to host a one day only exhibition on Thursday 5th of December at 6pm in Abbey Road Studios. All are welcome to attend.

At the end of this exhibition, the work will be brought to Luan Gallery to be exhibited in the boardwalk gallery space from Saturday 7th of December until Sunday 29th of December.

Safeguarding Ireland’s Financial Abuse Public Awareness Campaign

Safeguarding Ireland’s financial abuse Public Awareness campaign in partnership with Banking & Payments Federation Ireland has commenced today and runs throughout this week. Following are three links for your information:

  1. NEWS RELEASE: 20% of Adults have experience of Financial Abuse
  2. RESEARCH: New RED C research on Financial Abuse in Ireland
  3. RADIO AD and VISUALS: Campaign materials

WEBSITE: A dedicated campaign landing page is at www.safeguardyourmoney.ie. Also see www.safeguardingireland.org

SOCIAL MEDIA: Please support activity on the BPFI @BPFINews and Safeguarding Ireland @safeguardingire Twitter accounts, #safeguardyourmoney

ADVERTISING: Ads will run on RTE Radio One & Lyric FM and Newstalk, plus online on the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner and Journal.ie

MEDIA COVERAGE: Today’s launch was covered on RTE, Newstalk, the Irish Times, Irish Independent and Irish Examiner.

Listen to Louise O’Mahony (BPFI) and Safeguarding Ireland Chairperson, Patricia Rickard-Clarke on RTE’s Today with Sean O’Rourke.

Safeguarding Ireland would be grateful of any support you can add on social media, or using and sharing the information.

Please get in contact at info@safeguardingireland.org / 086 317 9731 if you have any questions or suggestions. 

One Tribe Presents “One Night One Movement”

Service Users from St. Hilda’s Services and Rehabcare Services in conjunction with Dean Crowe Theatre and Creative Ireland present “One Night One Movement” on Friday 29th November in the Dean Crowe Theatre. Performance time 6.30pm, tickets €10 are on sale at the box office or website please call 090 6492129 or log onto www.deancrowetheatre.com. Wishing everyone involved the best of luck on the night.

Fundraising Event – Thank You

Thanks to Management, Stores, Shoppers and all involved at the recent shopping event / discount evening at Golden Island Shopping Centre. Mr. Pat O’Toole, Manager Golden Island Shopping Centre presented Ms. Sheila Buckley Byrne, C.E.O. St. Hilda’s with a cheque from proceeds of the night which will be used in the redevelopment of our Children’s Respite Service.

Happy Steps 5k/10k Fun Run/Walk

Friends Of St. Hilda’s annual “Happy Steps” 5k/10k Fun Run/Walk takes place on Sunday 29th September 2019 at 1 pm from St. Hilda’s Services, Grace Park Road, Athlone. This year we have introduced a 10k route for those who want to get a longer run / walk.

Registration from 12 noon at St. Hilda’s Services, Grace Park Road or call in and preregister. All welcome to attend.

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Friends of St. Hilda’s Fundraising Event

The Golden Shopping Event takes place at Golden Island Shopping Centre on Friday 20th September 6 pm – 9 pm. Purchase a wristband and avail of In store discounts. All proceeds to St. Hilda’s. Thank you to everyone involved in organising this event, it will be a great evening with music, giveaways, and massive discounts.

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