Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 06.04.2020
To view this in Irish Sign Language (ISL) go to https://www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf/videos/2990622667671798/
WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF IMPORTANT SUPPORTS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK:
NEED TO SEE YOUR DOCTOR? INTERPRETERS AVAILABLE BY VIDEO LINK.
If you communicate through Irish Sign Language (ISL) and need to see your doctor/GP, freelance interpreters are now available by video. The HSE recently announced too that they would pay for this type of sign language interpreting access. For more information, contact our service or www.slis.ie
FOR PEOPLE LIVING ALONE OR VULNERABLE, HERE IS SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
COMMUNITY GARDA CAN VISIT PEOPLE AT HOME.
The Community Garda service is happy to drive to their house and check up on them. In Co. Kerry, we know they are active in Tralee, Killarney and Listowel.
For the Kerry, Cork, Limerick- southern region, check out https://m.facebook.com/Garda-S%C3%ADochána-Cork-Kerry-Limerick-Southern-Region-676247719139199/
We have been informed that other Garda Stations are also doing this in other parts of the country too. For more info, go to http://www.garda.ie/ or https://m.facebook.com/angardasiochana/
MEALS ON WHEELS- FOOD DELIVERY TO YOUR HOUSE.
Meals on Wheels are delivering food to people’s houses across the country.
For Tralee, you can check out: https://kerryppn.ie/communities/meals-on-wheels-tralee/
For the Meals on Wheels national network, go to:
14 NIGHT RESIDENTIAL SERVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH COVID-19.
A new drop-down service is available for 14 nights in Co. Kerry. The person would be provided with a place to live and the HSE will provide supports and services for them.
We believe similar services will be provided in other counties too. More information will be available from local HSE offices.
FOR MORE SUPPORT ON COVID-19.
If you are looking for more supports, including videos in sign language from the HSE, contact details are available at: http://www.kerrydeaf.com/covid19/index.html
For information in sign language on Covid-19, check out
OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre (KDRC).
4 Gas Terrace, Tralee, Co. Kerry,
KDRC provides services to deaf, deafened, hard of hearing & hearing customers on deaf and hard of hearing related issues. Appointments can be arranged via our Drop-In Centre in Tralee.
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Tel: 066 712 0399
Text: 087 633 4687
E-mail: [email protected]
FaceTime: 087 633 4687 or [email protected]
To make a donation:
You can send a cheque or postal order to our postal address above. All donations greatly appreciated.
We also accept online donations at:
Charity No: CHY20854