Webinar – Reducing stress and increasing well-being –how to care for yourself and access psychosocial supports during and after COVID-19

Change of Date! Webinar – Reducing stress and increasing well-being – how to care for yourself and access psychosocial supports during and after COVID-19. Target Audience – people with disabilities, their families and carers who support them The above webinar originally scheduled for April 23rd will now take place on Friday 14th May at 2pm. This webinar,…

Covid-19: Latest info and updates

Public Health Measures Ireland is at level 5 restrictions. This means everyone is asked to please stay at home, to protect friends, family and the frontline. You can see the measures in place here.   COVID-19 Vaccination Programme The vaccination programme continues to be rolled out nationwide, and more than 280,000 vaccines have been administered.…

The National Housing Strategy for Persons with Disabilities 2022-2027: Have Your Say

The National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability (2011-2016 (extended to 2020)) will come to an end this year. A new national strategy is now being developed. The strategy is about facilitating the provision of housing options and related services to disabled people to allow individual choice and support independent living. Do you have…

Calling All Disabled Activists here is an opportunity to get your voice heard.

ILMI Consultations to respond to the Initial State report to the UNCRPD   The Irish State has developed its initial draft report to the UNCRPD. The report is 62 pages long and can be read here: https://www.gov.ie/…/dafb9-draft-initial-report-under…/   The State is asking individuals and organisations to make submissions into its first report by 9th April…

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Building the right supports around us within our chosen Communities- by Positive Pathways

Building the right supports around us within our chosen Communities- Reframing our Approach and Mindset to our Recruitment Needs. A Guide from the In Conversation Series, Irish Families Leading Change, Positive Pathways- by Molly O’Keefe This resource addresses the personal support structures we have in our lives. When we think about this we naturally separate…

REPORT – Evaluation of personalised support and accommodation in disability and mental health services

Download here Context Internationally, increased attention is focused on the provision of personalised supports to people with disabilities and enduring illness. Personalised or individualised supports are those which address the unique needs of the individual focusing on their strengths and abilities, which are chosen by the person and which are delivered in the community fostering…