Information updates from HSE

The HSE is continuing to provide valuable information during the Covid-19 crisis and the latest release includes online and video content dealing with issues such as cocooning, resources for people with dementia, their families and carers, Irish sign language videos, and public health information.

 

Cocooning video

The HSE have added a video explaining cocooning which can be easily shared.

 

15 minute of daily activity and fitness – running daily
In support of people cocooning at this time, RTE has launched a 15 minute programme to help older people to keep active at home. It will be broadcast daily on RTÉ One at 2.20pm. It will help viewers who are at home and some in self-isolation or cocooning and will offer tips, especially to older viewers, on how to keep healthy and happy.  Fitness 15 will be hosted Monday to Friday at 2.20 PM on with Ray Lally, the Today Show fitness expert, and Dáithí Ó Sé.

Mental Wellbeing Campaign
Finally, a reminder about the Mental Wellbeing campaign recently launched. The campaign offers support and resources for people to help deal with the stress, isolation and helps people maintain wellbeing and cope at home during this time. The campaign is running on all National and Local radio channels, as well as across social and digital platforms. The website is www.gov.ie/together and the hashtag is #Together. We welcome your support on this and branding is available to all stakeholders creating messages in this space.
The link to the radio ads is here: https://soundcloud.com/user-992575667/sets/getting-through-covid-19-together

RTE are producing a 4 week programme series of Operation Transformation Staying Well Apartgoing out on Wednesday evenings at 9.30 in RTE 1 as a response to the need to help people cope with staying at home/cocooning at this time. The Gov.ie/together campaign is linking in with RTE to assist with this strategy and messaging.

 

Resources for people with dementia, their families and carers

Online resources for people dementia, their families and carers and a booklet of activities which can be carried out at home have also been added.

 

Irish sign language videos

Irish Sign Language videos are available online here . There are five videos, each covering a different section of the COVID-19 information booklet.

 

Public Health Information

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/

Resources for people with dementia, their families and carers
Online resources for people dementia, their families and carers and a booklet of activities which can be carried out at home have also been added.

 

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