Have your voice heard by taking part in a survey on the Cost of Disability Last week a survey on the Cost of Disability was posted to a random sample of over 33,000 customers in receipt of relevant disability payments, as well as a survey specifically designed for the over 1,000 customers in receipt of […]
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Flu Vaccine for Children aged 2-12 years This autumn, children aged 2-12 years are offered the flu vaccine free of charge. The vaccine is administered by the GP or pharmacist using a nasal spray. Children carry the flu virus in their system longer than adults do and they can spread the flu easily to others. […]
COVID-19 Guidance on Visitations to Inpatient Areas of Acute Hospitals including Children’s Hospitals, Rehabilitation Services and Other Healthcare Settings Providing a Similar Intensity of Care This guidance is for visiting inpatients in acute services. You can download the guide here.
COVID-19 Guidance for Older People and Others at Risk of Severe Disease on Reducing Risk of COVID-19 Infection The guide, developed in consultation with Alone, SAGE and the National Care Alliance, is for people who live in the community and for those who help them if and when they need help. You can download the guide […]
As always, for the most up to date information and advice on Coronavirus, please go to: https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/ and https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/. Clinical and professional guidance relating to COVID-19 is available on www.hpsc.ie where you’ll find up to date guidance for healthcare settings and non-clinical settings.
MDI are running a free Citizens Information and Q&A Session on Benefits & Entitlements for People with Disabilities on the 17th of November via Zoom for members. If this information session is of interest to you, please see flyer below for more information. Due to demand we are now running the same workshop on two days: Monday 16th […]
Dear Members, We hope this finds you well. We are emailing you to keep you up-to-date on our services and important Covid 19 guidance and information from the HSE as the country goes onto Level 5 restrictions for the next six weeks. If you have any questions or support needs, please do get in touch […]
We are please to announce an new online Mindful Connections Workshop aimed at helping you to reflect on your overall wellbeing and build on your self-compassion and other skills to remain happy and motivated. The Workshop will begin on Tuesday 10th November from 12PM-1PM, and will be run through ZOOM. due to demand we have […]
MDI would like to let you know about two webinars coming up to mark Charcot-Marie-Tooth awareness month. Please be aware some information in the webinars may be relevant to the UK only. Charcot-Marie-Tooth UK is hosting a Q & A session with Professor Mary M Reilly at midday on Friday 16 October. Professor Reilly will answer questions […]
As members of Disability Federation of Ireland, MDI is sharing with you the DFI’s initial press statement in response to Budget 2021 and a summary sheet of the key measures that relate to people with disabilities, their families and organisations. They will continue to update the summary sheet as more detail arises on budget commitments. […]