February 6, 2018

Deadline approaching for submitting student posters

Social Care Ireland conference 2018. Theme –Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Call for student academic posters. 21st& 22nd March, 2018, Radisson Hotel Athlone. Common themes for posters include reporting on research projects, for example from dissertations, thesis or group/individual projects (preliminary findings are sufficient), critical reviews of literature,and research informed reporting on practice issues. Academic posters are normally A0(119cm  x84cm) but–A2(60cmx42cm) and A1(84cmx60cm) posters are welcome. Text content should be no less than 300 words and no more than 750 words. Please consider colours careful, as what looks appealing on screen may reproduce poorly in print. Posters should […]
February 6, 2018

Deadline approaching for submitting post graduate presentations

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call for post-graduate presentations. Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel Social Care Ireland Conference Committee has extended the call for abstracts from post-graduates for consideration for the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 14th of February, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie A specific post-graduate stream will form part of the conference, numbers permitting, and there will be a prize for the best presentation (i-pad mini or similar). Key components the judges will be looking for […]
January 30, 2018

Consultation on Child Care Act 1991-Department of Children & Youth Affairs

                                                                                                                                                                                                Social care Ireland would […]
January 24, 2018

Call for post-graduate presentations-Social Care Ireland Conference 2018

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call for post-graduate presentations. Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee has extended the call for abstracts from post-graduates for consideration for the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 14th of February, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie A specific post-graduate stream will form part of the conference, numbers permitting, and there will be a prize for the best presentation (i-pad mini or similar). Key components the judges will […]
January 15, 2018

Bernard Dooley, QA and Monitoring Officer, Child and Family Agency, will retire on 09 February 2018;  In order to mark the occasion a reception will be held at The Long Valley Bar (upstairs) Winthrop Street Cork T12 NW64 All friends, family and colleagues, past and present, are very welcome. From 6:00pm till late, light refreshments provided. Friday 9th February 2018 Please contact andrew.denton@tusla.ie , paschal.mcmahon@tusla.ie or gary.oconnell@tusla.ie  if you wish to contribute to Bernard’s retirement presentation.
October 5, 2017

HIQA Public Consultation on the Draft Standards for Children’s Residential Centres

  The Health Information and Standards Directorate in HIQA has developed Draft National Standards for Children’s Residential Centres. The draft standards, which are based on national and international evidence, were developed with key stakeholders. They have been developed to improve the care and support provided to children in residential care. The standards will apply to all children’s residential centres and are a framework for best practice in providing child-centred, safe and effective care and support to children in residential care across Ireland. We would like to hear your views on the draft standards, which are available for public consultation for a six-week […]
September 23, 2017

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call For Abstracts

Call for Abstracts Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel CALL FOR STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL FOR PRESENTATION AND WORKSHOP ABSTRACTS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION   Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee welcome abstracts for consideration for presentations and workshops at the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 11th of January, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie Please be advised that all abstracts must follow the guidelines for submission. These guidelines can be downloaded here.  Abstracts […]
September 20, 2017

Social Care Ireland Consultation Feedback on the Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics

Social care workers where invited to participate in a consultation process on CORU’s  framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. Social Care Ireland want to thank all its members that filled out the survey.  Social Care Ireland consultation feedback on Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics
August 22, 2017

The Journal of Social Care first publication Volume 1, Issue 1

    Finally, the first publication of the The Journal of Social Care edited by Dr David Williams and Dr Fiona Mc Sweeney, two members of Social Care Ireland’s Research Special Interest Group.  Congratulations from everyone at Social Care Ireland on their work. The Journal of Social Care provides a forum for managers, practitioners and students (undergraduate and postgraduate) of social care to share, through publication, their original research, practice reflections, literature and book reviews. This journal, for the first time, provides a space within the Irish context for stakeholders within the social care field, both experienced and inexperienced to […]
August 15, 2017

The Disability Special Interest Group meet up on 11th August 2017

The disability SIG is a group of Social Care Workers & leaders in the disability sector with a common practice interest. At this meeting the group members advocated on common issues within the disability sector one such issue being Social Inclusion. The members recognised the challenges services users and their families may encounter when accessing information about services in their locality and are thinking of ways to make this more user friendly.  Also the members spoke passionately about how to share information with other practitioners and students about the benefits of becoming a member of Social Care Ireland. If you would like […]
February 6, 2018

Deadline approaching for submitting student posters

Social Care Ireland conference 2018. Theme –Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Call for student academic posters. 21st& 22nd March, 2018, Radisson Hotel Athlone. Common themes for posters include reporting on research projects, for example from dissertations, thesis or group/individual projects (preliminary findings are sufficient), critical reviews of literature,and research informed reporting on practice issues. Academic posters are normally A0(119cm  x84cm) but–A2(60cmx42cm) and A1(84cmx60cm) posters are welcome. Text content should be no less than 300 words and no more than 750 words. Please consider colours careful, as what looks appealing on screen may reproduce poorly in print. Posters should […]
February 6, 2018

Deadline approaching for submitting post graduate presentations

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call for post-graduate presentations. Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel Social Care Ireland Conference Committee has extended the call for abstracts from post-graduates for consideration for the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 14th of February, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie A specific post-graduate stream will form part of the conference, numbers permitting, and there will be a prize for the best presentation (i-pad mini or similar). Key components the judges will be looking for […]
January 30, 2018

Consultation on Child Care Act 1991-Department of Children & Youth Affairs

                                                                                                                                                                                                Social care Ireland would […]
January 24, 2018

Call for post-graduate presentations-Social Care Ireland Conference 2018

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call for post-graduate presentations. Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee has extended the call for abstracts from post-graduates for consideration for the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 14th of February, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie A specific post-graduate stream will form part of the conference, numbers permitting, and there will be a prize for the best presentation (i-pad mini or similar). Key components the judges will […]
January 15, 2018

Bernard Dooley, QA and Monitoring Officer, Child and Family Agency, will retire on 09 February 2018;  In order to mark the occasion a reception will be held at The Long Valley Bar (upstairs) Winthrop Street Cork T12 NW64 All friends, family and colleagues, past and present, are very welcome. From 6:00pm till late, light refreshments provided. Friday 9th February 2018 Please contact andrew.denton@tusla.ie , paschal.mcmahon@tusla.ie or gary.oconnell@tusla.ie  if you wish to contribute to Bernard’s retirement presentation.
October 5, 2017

HIQA Public Consultation on the Draft Standards for Children’s Residential Centres

  The Health Information and Standards Directorate in HIQA has developed Draft National Standards for Children’s Residential Centres. The draft standards, which are based on national and international evidence, were developed with key stakeholders. They have been developed to improve the care and support provided to children in residential care. The standards will apply to all children’s residential centres and are a framework for best practice in providing child-centred, safe and effective care and support to children in residential care across Ireland. We would like to hear your views on the draft standards, which are available for public consultation for a six-week […]
September 23, 2017

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call For Abstracts

Call for Abstracts Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel CALL FOR STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL FOR PRESENTATION AND WORKSHOP ABSTRACTS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION   Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee welcome abstracts for consideration for presentations and workshops at the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 11th of January, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie Please be advised that all abstracts must follow the guidelines for submission. These guidelines can be downloaded here.  Abstracts […]
September 20, 2017

Social Care Ireland Consultation Feedback on the Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics

Social care workers where invited to participate in a consultation process on CORU’s  framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. Social Care Ireland want to thank all its members that filled out the survey.  Social Care Ireland consultation feedback on Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics
August 22, 2017

The Journal of Social Care first publication Volume 1, Issue 1

    Finally, the first publication of the The Journal of Social Care edited by Dr David Williams and Dr Fiona Mc Sweeney, two members of Social Care Ireland’s Research Special Interest Group.  Congratulations from everyone at Social Care Ireland on their work. The Journal of Social Care provides a forum for managers, practitioners and students (undergraduate and postgraduate) of social care to share, through publication, their original research, practice reflections, literature and book reviews. This journal, for the first time, provides a space within the Irish context for stakeholders within the social care field, both experienced and inexperienced to […]
August 15, 2017

The Disability Special Interest Group meet up on 11th August 2017

The disability SIG is a group of Social Care Workers & leaders in the disability sector with a common practice interest. At this meeting the group members advocated on common issues within the disability sector one such issue being Social Inclusion. The members recognised the challenges services users and their families may encounter when accessing information about services in their locality and are thinking of ways to make this more user friendly.  Also the members spoke passionately about how to share information with other practitioners and students about the benefits of becoming a member of Social Care Ireland. If you would like […]