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Entitlements for New Parents

This booklet outlines the most relevant State supports for new parents of a child diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, which you may be eligible to apply for depending on your means and circumstances.

It includes details on the Domiciliary Care Allowance, the Carer's Allowance and information on how your child will get access to the necessary CF medications.

How Cystic Fibrosis Affects Daily Life

This information sheet is intended to empower and encourage parents with the confidence to care for a child diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis.

It outlines the importance of normality in the home environment, contains handy tips for parents and provides you with an idea of the daily routine for a child with CF.

 

Travel Tips

So what do people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families need to take into consideration when planning a short or extended vacation? CF Ireland has outlined a few important things to keep in mind when planning a trip away.

From what documents you should bring, to what you need to prepare for travelling with medications and medical devices/appliances, this document should help get you on the right track for your trip.

Tax Reliefs and Credits for Parents and People with CF

There are a variety of tax reliefs and tax credits that people with Cystic Fibrosis and parents of children with Cystic Fibrosis may be able to avail of.

From claiming Tax Relief on Medical Expenses through the MED1 form to the Incapacitated Child Tax Credit, this information sheet highlights the various avenues of support applicable to members.