January 26, 2023

Child Vision Ireland – Dates for your Diary

Please see the calendar of events and registration links from ChildVision taking you through from January to July 2023. https://ti.to/childvision.
January 24, 2023

National Office for Human Rights & Equality Policy – End of Year Round Up – 2022

National Office for Human Rights & Equality Policy – End of Year Round Up – 2022  
January 11, 2023

ISCP – Business Case Writing – Webinar

Presenter Details Joe Houghton is a project trainer, business consultant and management coach working with multi-nationals, SMEs, and non-profit organisations. Joe is an experienced businessman with global management experience in programme and project management, technology and change for several multinationals including General Electric. He is also an Assistant Professor, Programme Director & co-creator of the Master’s in Project Management at UCD Smurfit, one of the top 50 business schools in the world. Joe has delivered various project and business-related programmes with Irish Times Training to both public and private sector clients, and also delivers training on the Springboard Return to […]
December 16, 2022

HSCP Office Newsletter – Dec 2022

December 15, 2022

Social Ability Carlow Kilkenny

Social Ability Carlow Kilkenny is a self-advocacy group for people with disabilities. The group originally came together in 2017.  Social Care Ireland have been successful in receiving funding for this group for the last 3 years. Big congratulations to all involved in making this wonderful group the success that it has been and will continue to be. Social Care Ireland are looking forward to continue supporting and working with Social Ability Carlow Kilkenny in 2023 and beyond… Social Ability Carlow Kilkenny vision is that people with Intellectual Disabilities living and working in Kilkenny/Carlow would be supported to be autonomous, have […]
December 14, 2022

NAS and the Patient Advocacy Service: Launch of Casebook 2022

  Social Care Ireland are delighted to announce that the first casebook developed by the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS) and the Patient Advocacy Service was launched today. The Casebook contains a selection of the many advocacy cases worked on by both of our Services over the past couple of years, including during the Covid-19 pandemic. It is a source of information for anyone who wants to find out more about our work and its impact. Read the Casebook (Click on Link)   The Casebook provides an insight into how independent, professional advocacy can positively impact on people’s lives and […]
December 5, 2022

International Children’s Peace Prize 2023

KidsRights annually awards the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. The winner receives: The “Nkosi” statuette which depicts a child that sets the world in motion; The “Desmund Tutu” study and care fund to enable the child to obtain an education;  A project fund of €100.000, which is invested by KidsRights in relevant children’s rights projects that are closely connected to the winner’s area of work. In addition, winning the International Children’s Peace Prize gives the winner a global platform to promote their work. For example, last year, the winner’s message reached […]
November 21, 2022

Preparations for full commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act (2015)

Efforts are still underway to prepare for the commencement of the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the 2015 Act). In early September Mr Roderick O’Gorman, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) announced that the 2015 Act would commence on the 21st November 2022. As the amending bill is still being debated in the Seanad, commencement will now not happen in 2022. It is expected that commencement will now happen in early 2023. While we await full commencement there is time now to support staff to access the extensive learning supports that have been developed over the […]
November 16, 2022

PEIN podcast: Perspectives on Prevention

We are delighted to share the latest episode of the PEIN podcast: Perspectives on Prevention. In this episodeDr Dympna Cullane, who manages the Our Time Programme in England, talks about working with families where a parent is impacted by mental health issues, giving a language and tools to enable children and parents to discuss and understand mental health difficulties. Dympna also talks about the importance of destigmatising and taking a systemic approach. Listen Here
November 16, 2022

Public Consultation on the Draft National Standards for Information Management in Health and Social Care

We wish to advise you that the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is running a public consultation on its Draft National Standards for Information Management in Health and Social Care. The public consultation will run for eight weeks, and will close at 5pm on Monday, 19 December 2022. The aim of the Draft National Standards for Information Management in Health and Social Care is to provide a roadmap to improve the quality of national health and social care information, which will ultimately contribute to the delivery of safe and reliable care. They will apply to all services and organisations that […]
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