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Meet Veronica Barrett – Our Director of Services

Meet Veronica Barrett – Our Director of Services Veronica first joined RHS Home Care (then known as Roscommon Home Services Co-Operative Ltd) in 1999 as a Part-time Coordinator on a 3-month contract. RHS was only 3 years old at the time and offered four types of services in the Roscommon area, house and home management, […]

Wellbeing Tip for Seniors – Get Outside

Although we are still restricted in our movements, and some people may be isolating/cocooning. It is important to try and get outside at some point during the day.   Go for a walk: Go outside, get some sun, and take in nature around you. If you are suffering from stress or anxiety try some mindfulness […]

STRESS CONTROL ONLINE PROGRAMME

Stress Control is an evidence-based programme provided by the HSE that teaches practical skills to deal with stress and boost your wellbeing. It will help you to recognise the signs of stress such as how stress affects our bodies and our thoughts and help to develop skills to overcome panicky feelings and how to get […]

DOING THIS FOR LAURA – HPV VACCINATION AWARENESS DAY

Today 4th March 2021, on HPV Awareness Day, the family of Laura Brennan, the HPV advocate campaigner, who passed away from cervical cancer aged just 26, are calling for the HPV vaccination programme to be reinstated as soon as possible, and for the reintroduction of a catch-up programme for second-level students so that all teenage […]

Sit Down & Dance -Roscommon Arts Centre

Roscommon Arts Centre are running 6 weeks of a short, free, chair based dance/exercise class for older people called “Sit Down & Dance”. Dancer Minte Wolde is creating these 10 – 15 minute sessions and they will be available on their website and Facebook page @RosArtsCentre every Wednesday morning for the remaining two weeks. The […]