The Carers Association is calling for final nominations from people across Leitrim to nominate their chosen Carer of the Year. There are over 1,459 family carers in Leitrim caring for older people, people with disabilities, terminally ill and those with special needs.
All entries receive a commemorative certificate and award winners attend the Carers of the Year Awards 2014 ceremony in November in Dublin.
Carer of the Year and Young Carer of the Year (under 18) will be presented with their awards by patrons of The Carers Association Marty Whelan and Mary Kennedy.
Nomination forms are available from Carers Association’s Resource Centres nationwide, Freefone 1800 24 07 24 or at www.carersireland.com. Closing date is September 19.