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From May 28th 2022, a new grant offering financial support of up to €500 towards the cost of wigs, hairpieces or hair replacement systems for people who suffer hair loss due to illness will be available.
The grant will fall under the Department of Social Protection’s Treatment Benefit Scheme and will cover hair loss resulting from cancer and forms of alopecia.
Available to insured workers, self employed and retired people who have the required number of PRSI contributions. It’s also available to a dependent spouse or partner.
Previously medical card holders with alopecia could access a grant of approx. €440, but those without the card could not receive financial support.
Alopecia Wig Specialist in Ireland Aidan Fitzgeralds Dublin Wigs Boutique
It’s the distressing health condition that’s centre stage this week after sparking The Slap that shocked the Oscars. Alopecia is no laughing matter to Hollywood star Will Smith – who blew afuse when comedian Chris Rock made a bald joke directed at Will’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
Dubliner Yvonne Kinsella’s timely advice for fellow sufferers, and Siobhann O’Connor discuss this along with Aidan Fitzgerald at his Blackrock Wig Boutique in Dublin.
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Minister Frank Feighan speaks out about Wigs in the Dail today Thursday 3rd March.
“Many know of Aidan Fitzgerald hairdressing in Blackrock for his professionalism and expertise in assisting people with hair loss with hairpieces and wigs”. (Minister Frank Feighan)
“I am grateful to Minister @frank.feighantd for confirming that updated HSE guidelines around the different medical card benefit rates for wigs and hairpieces are expected in mid 2022. This is the least we can do to support those recovering from the effects of chemotherapy.” (Aidan Fitzgerald)