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New Planning Booklet Launched For Those With Advancing Neurological Illnesses

Posted on: March 6th, 2018
  A new booklet to help people with advancing neurological illnesses to plan for all aspects of their future was officially launched today (Tuesday 6 March) as part of National Brain Awareness Week. Planning for the Future: Information for People Who Have an Advancing Neurological Illness, an initiative of the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) and the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) was launched by Professor of Neurology at Trinity College Dublin, Orla Hardiman, at the Alex Hotel in Dublin. Read more here.
The IHF receives core funding from Pobal from the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government’s Scheme to Support National Organisations 2016-2019.

Irish Hospice Foundation and Neurological Alliance of Ireland look at palliative care needs of people with advancing neurological illness

Posted on: March 11th, 2014

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The Irish Hospice Foundation with the Neurological Alliance of Ireland has commenced a project that is looking at the palliative care needs of people with an advancing neurological illness from the perspective of Neurological Alliance of Ireland member organisations. 

Palliative care needs 

This project aims to establish the palliative care needs of people with advancing neurological disease and identify the required responses to these needs. They will draw perspectives from Neurological Alliance of Ireland member organizations which include:

 

  • Multiple Sclerosis Ireland
  • Parkinsons Association of Ireland
  • Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association
  • Huntingtons Disease Association of Ireland
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsey Association
  • Brain Tumour Ireland
  • Cheshire Ireland 

This week (March 10th to 15th) marks Brain Awareness Week, find out more about events and activities to mark the week HERE      

More information on the Irish Hospice Foundation's work on extending Palliative Care to people with Advancing Neurological conditions is available HERE