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Keep Well Christmas Cards

Age Friendly Ireland

Galway County Council Logo

Programme: Galway County

WHO Theme: Respect And Social Inclusion

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Staying Connected

Funding Stream: Community Resilience Fund Covid

Resources Required: Financial

Cost: 0-500


Isolation and Detachment was a huge issue caused by the various lockdowns and Galway County Council Cathaoirleach James Charity wanted to help address this by sending out a personal Christmas Card to Older People, Nursing Homes, a relative, or people who could do with a surprise to help people to feel connected.

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

Older people in particular people living alone or in nursing homes

Steps critical to success

  1. Promotion of initiative
  2. Participation from public to nominate an older people
  3. na

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. Participation from public to nominate an older people
  2. na
  3. na

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Sense of feeling connected
  2. na
  3. na

Evaluation / Report:

Andrew McBride //