In the interest of public and staff safety the Leitrim Association of People With Disabilities (LAPWD) Action Ability Centre in Mohill, will be closed to the public from 5pm Monday 16th March, with the exception of the HSE Community Physiotherapy Service, which will be maintained on a priority basis only. All our office staff remain working under Best Practice Guidelines. They can be contacted on 071 9651000 or Mobile : 086 3805616
All our Home Support Services remain in place as normal unless instructed otherwise by the HSE. We wish all our staff, leaders, members and the wider community good health over this worrying time. Mind yourself and each other.
In light of
the current situation with the Coronavirus, LAPWD has been in contact with the
HSE to ensure we are taking all necessary steps to help reduce the spread of
Enclosed, please find helpful advice designed to provide you
with information regarding the virus itself and the actions you should take to
help prevent the spread of the virus.
As you will
see the main preventative action recommended is effective hand washing. We have
also communicated to all our Leaders regarding the actions required to minimise
the spread of the virus.
The symptoms of the coronavirus are:
If you have symptoms associated with
the Coronavirus, are diagnosed with the virus, or have been in direct contact
with somebody who has been diagnosed with the virus, please ensure that you
make contact with your GP by phone immediately. Also please make contact
by phone with the LAPWD Manager as a matter of urgency.
We wish to assure you that LAPWD will
follow the advice and guidance of the HSE with regards to delivering services
and supporting service users during this time. As this is a fast-moving
situation LAPWD will continue to monitor the situation and provide you with
further advice and updates, as and when required.