Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Guidance for IWA Service Users

Page last updated: Fri 29th May 2020

Please see below a collection of informational links, videos and downloads from HSE and various other sources. This page is updated regularly with information to help IWA Service users manage the Covid-19 virus situation.

News

#HoldFirm - stay safe, protect each other

Local Authority Support lists

Video from Cathal Morgan, Head of Disability Operations, HSE

Domestic Violence Support Services

Community support during COVID-19 (Citizens Information)

Ireland's response to COVID-19 (Gov.ie)

 

 

 

Health & Hygiene Resources

Advice for Wheelchair or Assistive Technology users

COVID-19 hygiene for wheelchair or assistive technology users.

HSE Virtual Mental Health Supports

Midlands, Louth and Meath areas provided with a virtual mental health virtual clinic.

Self Care Tips from Jigsaw

Simple tips from people who are doing self care their way. We all know what works best for us.

Minding your long-term medical condition

One page set of advice and instruction to assist people when they are going for a test.

Getting Through COVID-19 Together

Find answers, tips, advice from people who care about our welfare during this time.

Covid-19 Testing Guide for the Deaf community

One page set of advice and instruction to assist people when they are going for a test.

One minute breathing exercises

One minute relaxation. Useful breathing technique to relax the mind.

HSE Hand Hygiene video

Learn about hand hygiene and preventing the spread of COVID-19.

WHO How to Wash Hands video

Hand hygiene is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick.

Social Distancing

Safe Shopping guidelines

Advice and guidance to use social distancing for safe shopping (HSE).

HSE Social Distancing

Keep Coronavirus at a distance with effective social distancing.

Older & Vulnerable People

Home Security Advice

Useful resources to assist us to improve security in our homes from An Garda Síochána.

Personal Security Advice

Useful resources to assist us to improve our personal security from An Garda Síochána.

Video on Cocooning Tips

A very clear explanation for people who need to cocoon to understand how to make it work.

National Advocacy Service

National Advocacy Service for people with disabilities offering free and confidential advice.

Advice for Vulnerable People

General Do's and Don'ts for vulnerable people during the Coronavirus.

Cocooning Advice

For people most at risk, HSE are giving special advice called cocooning.

Young People

More Self Care Tips from Jigsaw

Check out some simple tips for self care for young people. Be kind to yourself.

Family Fun, Engagment and activities

Helpful set of ideas and tips for families to support their children during the pandemic.

How to Handwash for children

A vide from the HSE which covers teaching children how to handwash properly.

Wellbeing for Young People

A list of resources for children, young people and families to work together to stay safe.

Online and Offline Safety

How to Protect against Fraud and Generate Trust

Staying safe against people and groups using the COVID-19 outbreak to commit fraud.

Home Crime Prevention Advice

Staying safe against people and groups using the COVID-19 outbreak to commit fraud.