February 3, 2022

Safeguarding and restrictive practice within Intellectual Disability services

Please find recording link of Safeguarding webinar which was held on the 2nd Feb   Please circulate to colleagues who may have missed. https://youtu.be/dNTu8eLZ804
February 1, 2022

National HSCP Office for Circulation: Invitation and Link for Open Disclosure Webinar – Wednesday 9th February at 11am – “The Role of Advocacy Services: Supporting Open Disclosure”

A message from the The National Open Disclosure Team National Open Disclosure Office | National Quality & Patient Safety Directorate   “Dear Colleagues We are pleased to share with you the link to our first webinar for 2022  – “The Role of Advocacy Services: Supporting Open Disclosure”. This webinar will take place on Wednesday 9th February at 11.00am (event details below). As per our last email, we are very mindful of the pressures that services are currently working under. We will be recording this webinar and making it available on the HSE Open Disclosure website for those of you who may not be in […]
January 31, 2022

Briefing on Recent Early Years Developments by DCEDIY

Children’s Rights Alliance would like to invite members to a briefing with Dr Anne-Marie Brooks, Assistant Secretary General of the Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare Division of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. This briefing is to update members on the current work of the Department including: ·       ​The report of the Expert Group on the Funding Model​ ·       The Workforce Development Plan·       The 12 month review of the National Childcare Strategy.  The briefing will take place via Zoom on:Date: Thursday 10 February Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm.Please RSVP for the event by emailing members@childrensrights.ie
January 28, 2022

SCI Annual Conference – Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now

  Firmly established as the highlight of Social Care Ireland’s calendar, we are delighted that this year’s Conference will be a live event. We are really looking forward to meeting all our members and colleagues both old and new. It will be a wonderful opportunity for all our social care workers and associates to learn, grow and come away with new perspectives, fresh ideas and most importantly renewed connections (after what has been a very challenging couple of years.) For most of us, January can be a very long month financially – so why not take advantage of our early […]
January 27, 2022

All-Ireland Conference on Integrated Care #AICIC22

A message from Fiona Lyne Director, IFIC Ireland   “Dear Colleague, Please find below details on the upcoming All-Ireland Conference on Integrated Care (#AICIC22) taking place on March 10th next in the O’Reilly Hall, University College Dublin. We are seeking abstracts for the breakout sessions in the afternoon and would love for members of your teams and organisations to submit to feature in the conference proceedings. This conference is an All-Ireland event and will feature examples of best practice in the fields of integrated care from the Republic and Northern Ireland, providing a good opportunity for cross learning and collaboration.   Abstract submission ►   All submitted […]
January 21, 2022

For the Attention of Minister Stephen Donnelly – re: Bonus Payment Request

Dear Members, Please see attached which was emailed to Minister Donnelly this morning.   Letter to Minister Donnelly
January 20, 2022

Free SCI Annual Conference Tickets

Free SCI Annual Conference Tickets Conference Theme: Reconnecting, Reintegrating, and Regenerating: Bringing New and Vigorous Life to Social Care Date: 6th & 7th April, 2022 Venue: Sligo Radisson Hotel Dear SCI Member, We are delighted to inform you that, further to funds generated by the Garda Vetting Service operated by the IASCM Working Group under SCI, SCI are giving 5 x 2-Day Passes to Members for the SCI Conference 2022 (not including Gala Dinner or accommodation).  If you are interested in being included in the draw for Tickets, please indicate your interest for same by email to officesocialcareireland@gmail.com prior to 31st January 2022.  The draw will take place in early […]
January 18, 2022

Sponsorship – Social Care Ireland Annual Conference

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to you in my capacity as Chair of Social Care Ireland. Social Care Ireland is the representative body for Social Care Workers, Managers and Educators in Ireland. We are delighted that we are able to present our Annual Conference in Sligo, after a 2-year hiatus, due to COVID-19 restrictions. As a Charity, we rely greatly on sponsorship in order to present our Conference and we are grateful for all contributions by our Sponsors over the years. Currently there are approximately 10,000 people who work in the Social Care Sector in Ireland, which makes us the […]
January 17, 2022

Call for submissions: February edition of Practice Links

Dear Members, If you have anything you would like to share with colleagues through Practice Links (events, publications, websites, reports, blogs, video links, new practice focused apps, call for papers, videos, etc.), please email the full details to k.burns@ucc.ie by Monday 24th January. The next edition of Practice Links will be circulated before the 10th February.Submissions should not be more than one A4 page, ideally shorter. Where possible, include a high-quality PDF or JPG of your images/logos/flyers/poster etc. The PL team reserve the right to not include materials, and we cannot always guarantee inclusion due to space considerations.
January 13, 2022

The Heart of Frontline Practice Reflective Space

2 TICKETS GIVEAWAY FOR SOCIAL CARE IRELAND MEMBER. To be in with a change to win this prize all you have to do is answer the below question: Where will Social Care Ireland’s Annual Conference (6th & 7th April) be held this year? Email your answer to Deirdre – info@socialcareireland.ie  About this event The Heart of Frontline Practice alliance – Ag Eisteacht, SHEP and Dr Nicola’ O Sullivan – warmly invites you to join Professor Andrew Cooper in a facilitated 2-hour workshop via Zoom on ‘Taking Your Time’ Tuesday 8th February from 11am to 1pm. The event will be hosted by Dr Nicola O’Sullivan, Tavistock […]
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