homeless-service-user-experience-survey Click on the link above to the findings of this survey. Results from this survey gives a voice to service users and will support evidence-based care and improve the quality and safety of care to the service user. Findings will not only help to inform service planning throughout the ongoing pandemic but will also provide guidance in relation to ongoing HSE service planning and quality service improvement in order to achieve an integrated and person-centred health service system for those experiencing homelessness across Ireland.
Please click on the Home link below to the many webinars which are being held next week from the 16th to the 20th of November 2020 for EU Alcohol Related Harm Awareness Week. https://www.awarh.eu/
Final living well poster Jan 2021_CHO1 Living Well brochure CHO1 Jan 2021 Please find above links to a poster and brochure regarding Living Well programme which is a free group self-management programme for adults with long-term health conditions and will run for six weeks. There is one workshop each week that lasts for 2.5 hours. The programme is usually delivered in a classroom setting. However, during COVID-19 it is available online. People taking part in the workshops may have the same health condition(s) as you. Others will have different health conditions. The workshops are delivered in a relaxed and friendly
COVID-19 Drug and Alcohol Support Poster A3 V3 (002) Please click on the link to the poster on Drug and Alcohol support group guidance developed by the Department of Health.
Arising from COVID-19 measures effective from 22 October 2020, the attached arrangements are in place for community and voluntary drug treatment and related services in NWRDATF Sligo, Leitrim & Donegal, until further notice. Services will continue to operate at their maximum capacity, except that provision has been adjusted to take account of following: • Some buildings are completely closed to the public; • Planned group activities have been suspended; • Staffing rotas have been organised to minimise staff interaction thereby maximising service continuation in the event of a staff-related infection; • The main focus of provision is continued contact with
http://www.leitrimcoco.ie/eng/News/New_Slider/CLAR-Funding-20201.html CLÁR Programme for 2020 There is an allocation of €5 million in total for 2020. The 2020 CLÁR programme will be delivered through three separate Measures, click on the link above to find out more and to download application forms. Applications to be received by the Local Authority by 15th July 2020
http://www.drugs.ie/resources/covid/changes_to_ost/ Changes to OST The need to quickly adapt services for people who use drugs in Ireland was identified in March with new guidelines and supports put into place. To help reduce overdose risks and other harms among people who use opioids mainly heroin, opioid substitution treatment (OST) was made more widely available. To support new people receiving OST, Drugs.ie have worked with UISCE to develop a poster with key messages highlighting changes to OST and how to reduce the harms during this time. Click on the above link to download the poster.
Newsletter COVID 19 Please click on the link above to access May 2020 Covid 19 Newsletter from the Drug Policy and Social Inclusion Unit/Department of Health for your information. Keep safe.