Pandemic highlights problem of loneliness

WHILE everyone in the community has faced challenges over the past year of the pandemic, for Fermanagh’s dedicated volunteers and health workers the Covid crisis has highlighted just how pervasive the problem of loneliness is locally. Like many charities and organisations across the UK and Ireland, Belcoo-based Lakeland Community Care (LCC) has been busier than […]

Lakeland Community Care staff step it up

OVER the past three weeks, the office staff at Lakeland Community Care have been taking part in an audacious step challenge to raise funds to provide the isolated elderly community with additional resources as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Steven McGurn is one of the staff members who are taking part in this fundraising initiative and he believes […]

£100,000 lifeline for people affected by Covid crisis

LAKELAND Community Care has received a huge financial boost to give a ‘lifeline’ to vulnerable people most impacted by Covid-19. The health care provider has just received a £100,000 donation from Barclays 100×100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme to deliver the ‘WEST Living Well Programme’. Throughout the pandemic, Lakeland Community Care has continued to provide […]