MINISTRY OF HEALTH INFORMATION REGARDING COVID19 VACCINE

MINISTRY OF HEALTH INFORMATION REGARDING COVID19 VACCINE

The Ministry of Health is finalising a rollout plan, and all the logistics that involves, for the disability sector. I am on a working group providing feedback to the Ministry on the the issues related to vaccine delivery for those with high and complex needs.   The vaccine is not compulsory but will be offered […]

Covid19 update 15th February – from Deputy Director General, Disability.

Click here to read Adri Isbister’s Covid19 update for disabled people and their families today 15th February 2021.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL, DISABILITY – UPDATE RE COVID19 COMMUNITY OUTBREAK FEBRUARY 2021, ALERT LEVEL 3 AND 2, ETC:

This update is dated 14th February and is aimed at disability sector providers but there is useful information here for families too, especially given many in our community are employers via Individualised Funding:   14 February 2021   To Disability Providers / NASCs From Adri Isbister, Deputy Director General, Disability, Ministry of Health   Kia […]

BEING PREPARED FOR PANDEMICS AND NATURAL DISASTERS

There is much talk in the media at present regarding the COVID19 virus mutations wreaking havoc overseas. Whilst I am certainly not an alarmist, I do believe in the benefits of being prepared. We all remember the chaos of the last lockdown and the restrictions under Alert Level 3 and 2. I think it’s a […]

FAMILIES VIRTUAL ZOOM GATHERINGS

As agreed at the last Zoom meeting we are now holding these meetings once per month instead of once per week. The next Zoom gathering is Thursday 3rd September 11.30am till 1pm. Our speaker will be Paula Tesoriero, Disability Rights Commissioner, Human Rights Commission. Paula will discuss disability rights particularly from a COVID19 lockdown perspective. Issues Paula will […]