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Launch of Review of current practices in the use of wardship for adults in Ireland

(19 Jan 2018)

Launch of Review of current practices in the use of wardship for adults in Ireland: The National Safeguarding Committee has called for the urgent commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015, as a new report it published on January 18th finds the 19th century Wards of Court regime to be inadequate and archaic. Link to the report on Review of current practice in the use of wardship foradults in Ireland

HSE Publishes National Service Plan 2018

(21 Dec 2017)

Following approval from Government, the HSE has published its National Service Plan 2018.

Children First – Tusla launch Support Documents

(18 Oct 2017)

Tusla has now launched a series of information documents to support the launch of the revised Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children and the commencement of remaining sections of the Children First Act 2015.

Recording of Making Safeguarding Personal seminar is available to download

(18 Oct 2017)

‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ Seminar was hosted by the National Safeguarding Office 10th October 2017. Recording of the event is available to download.

National Safeguarding Committee leads public awareness campaign on Financial Abuse

(16 Oct 2017)

The National Safeguarding Committee led public awareness campaign on Financial Abuse will run for the week (October 16-22). As a member organisation here are suggestions on things you can do to contribute to the success of the campaign.

HRB announce the merging of the NIDD and the NPSDD

(05 Oct 2017)

HRB are pleased to provide an update on the merging and redevelopment of the National Intellectual Disability Database (NIDD) and the National Physical and Sensory Disability Database (NPSDD) into one system – the National Ability Supports System (NASS).

Minister Ring launches Local Link rural public transport brand

(21 Sep 2017)

Minister for Community and Rural Affairs Michael Ring has today officially launched the Local Link brand. Local Link (formerly the Rural Transport Programme) provides quality community-based public transport across rural Ireland.

What information do you think families need at the early stages?

(22 Aug 2017)

Take our online survey to help inform early information provided to families - the survey evaluates the website

2017 International Summit on Ageing with an Intellectual Disability

(16 Aug 2017)

The Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability is hosting its inaugural event – the 2017 International Summit on Ageing with an Intellectual Disability – which will take place on the 20th of September from 8.30am – 5.30pm at Stanley Quek Theatre in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College Dublin.

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