News & events

 

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New model for the allocation of special educational teaching resources announced

(20 Jan 2017)

The Department of Education and Skills has this week announced the implementation of a new model for the allocation of special educational teaching resource to mainstream primary and post-primary schools.

Initial Briefing on Review by the HSE of “Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons” Policy

(12 Dec 2016)

The HSE are to commence a review of “Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse - National Policy and Procedures 2014.”

The National Federation welcome HSE Report - Home Sharing in Intellectual Disability Services in Ireland

(09 Nov 2016)

The HSE National Expert Group on Home Sharing have published a report entitled Home Sharing in Intellectual Disability Services in Ireland

Information for Families on Safeguarding Policy

(30 Sep 2016)

Document entitled 'The Information for Families on Safeguarding Policy’ is now available on-line on the HSE website.

The National Federation next Front Line Managers Training Programme will commence in September 2016

(22 Jun 2016)

The National Federation of Voluntary Bodies is now running a further Front Line Managers Training Programme which commenced in September 2016 and run over 10-days in the University of Limerick.

The HSE has published its Service Plan 2016

(17 Dec 2015)

Following approval by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar T.D., the HSE has today, Wednesday 16th December 2015, published its Service Plan 2016

The National Federation's Disability Policy Library Tool

(01 Oct 2015)

The National Federation has developed a reference guide to provide information on the policy areas that are most relevant to people with disabilities, their families, staff and management in organisations.

National Federation launches report “Next Steps – The Journey So Far”

(29 Sep 2015)

The National Federation of Voluntary Bodies Providing Services to People with Intellectual Disability will today launch an important report “Next Steps – The Journey So Far”.

Final reports of the 'Moving Ahead' project available to download

(17 Aug 2015)

Final reports of the 'Moving Ahead' project are now available to download. The 'Moving Ahead' Project was a large Health Research Board 'Health Services Award Grant' which explored differences in the rates at which adults with intellectual disability in Ireland are moving to community living options.

Report on the Children First event now available to download

(05 Jun 2015)

The National Federation hosted a very well attended one-day event on the policy and legislative developments in relation to children, including the Children’s First, Bill on Tuesday 10th March, 2015 in the Heritage Hotel in Portlaoise. A report on this event is now available to download.


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