Health and Social Care Archive

Steps Toward Community Health

Irish Red Cross healthy steps

Irish Red Cross healthy steps

After beating cancer, Thomas and his wife Mary were determined to continue leading a very active social life, they found that there was a lack of health based programmes for their age group in their local area. Then they found something in their local paper…

The No-Borders Blanket

largest knitted blanket record breaking attempt ireland Clare Valery Larkin Red Cross

largest knitted blanket record breaking attempt ireland Clare Valery Larkin Red Cross

Knitters from around the world are helping Valery in county Clare to break a record and help the Irish Red Cross.

A #Selfieless Christmas with Canon

#selfieless

We’ve joined Canon on their mission to make this Christmas #selfieless. Embrace the season and do a good deed for someone else, then: ♥ Photograph it ♥ Hashtag it #selfieless ♥ Nominate 3 friends to do the same       A video posted by Canon (@canonuk) Canon have donated €1million to the Red Cross […]

How to Prepare For a Winter Storm

Snow in Ardee, county Louth.

Snow in Ardee, county Louth.

Winterize your car and keep the fuel tank full. A full tank will keep the fuel line from freezing.

Make sure to keep a small emergency supply kit in your car at all times.

Maintain home heating equipment and chimneys by having them cleaned and inspected every year, before winter.

If you will be going away during cold weather, leave the heat on in your home, set to a temperature no lower than 15 degrees Celsius.

During icy temperatures, sand, rock salt or non-clumping kitty litter will help make walkways and steps less slippery.

15 Items to Include In Your Home Emergency Supply Kit…

8 Items for your Emergency Car Kit…