THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE MONAGHAN NETWATCH CARER OF THE YEAR

30 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

FAMILY CARERS IRELAND LAUNCHES 2020 NETWATCH
CARER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Brigid Finnegan of Family Carers Ireland, Cavan/Monaghan branch is seeking nominations for 2020 Netwatch Carer of the Year Awards, which recognise, celebrate and shine a light on the remarkable contribution of Ireland’s 355,000 family carers. There are 4,743 Family Carers in Monaghan, one of whom will be named Monaghan Carer of the Year for 2020 at the awards’ ceremony on November 6th 2020. Family carers across Ireland make extraordinary sacrifices and work extremely hard, sometimes 24 hours a day, to provide care for family members and friends in their own homes.

The Covid-19 pandemic has further highlighted the importance of their role in society as they prop up our healthcare system by keeping their loved ones at home and out of hospital. With limited access to essential services…

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