CIL CMH eBulletin, July 6th

The July edition of Dublin CIL’s newsletter is now online. An archive of past issues (as well as an archive of even older issues) is also available.

You may also wish to visit the Publications page to view links to past issues of the Cork CIL Newsletter and links to newsletters published by various physical and sensory disability organisations.

Global Wellness Monthly, July 2nd

The July edition of the Global Wellness Monthly newsletter (PDF, 2.82Mb) is now available. The focus this month is on recognising the signs of stress.

Also this month, the LiveWell portal is running a feature on:

  • Quick fixes for stress.
  • How to manage the symptoms of depression.
  • Yoga, the natural stress reliever.

The portal also features a pre-recorded webinar entitled: “How to Assess your Emotional IQ.”

For instructions on how to access the LiveWell portal, visit the VHI Employee Assistance (EAP) section of the Staff Portal.

Beach Wheelchairs 2018

Kerry County Council are providing a beach wheelchair service at Ballybunion, Ballinskelligs, and Inch Blue Flag beaches this year.

The wheelchairs are available for booking from Jun 1st to Sep 15th.

This is a free service, but the wheelchairs must be booked in advance and for no longer than 3 hours at a time.

Please read this article for full details.

DFI News Bulletin, May 29th

The May edition of the Disability Federation of Ireland’s newsletter is now online. An archive of past issues is also available.

You may also wish to visit the Publications page to view links to past issues of the Cork CIL Newsletter and links to newsletters published by various physical and sensory disability organisations.

SII Ezine, May 24th

The June edition of Spinal Injuries Ireland’s newsletter is now online. An archive of past issues is also available.

You may also wish to visit the Publications page to view links to past issues of the Cork CIL Newsletter and links to newsletters published by various physical and sensory disability organisations.

Seán’s Looking Straight Ahead After Spinal Surgery

An article in today’s Irish Examiner reported on Cork CIL service user, Seán Bosonnet. Suffering from progressively-worsening scoliosis since his teens, Seán finally received life-changing surgery in June, 2016, thanks to a voluntary medical support group called Straight Ahead Ireland. The charity provides surgery, support and medical equipment for children with orthopaedic conditions.