CHO Area
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Organisation Programme Area County CHO Area Amount Year
Áras Folláin

Support from people who have ‘been there’ is highly valued by people with mental health difficulties. This project has developed a regional network of peer support in North Tipperary, Clare and Limerick. A total of 242 users of mental health services received training in Wellness and Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) and Advocacy Training and 23 people were trained as trainers to work within the network. Project reference number S283

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Tipperary CHO Area 3 €110,000 2010
Ballyhoura Development

This project supported people with mental ill-health/distress to develop the skills and confidence to achieve personal progression and occupational fulfilment. There were 255 beneficiaries from the initial project. Continuing support if required will be provided by the employment facilitator, staff  and support partners. 19 people were also trained as WRAP facilitators/community connectors. Project reference number 843

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Limerick CHO Area 3 €46,250 2012
Brothers of Charity Services Clare

This project supported 15 young people to become self-employed. The project brought together interested people and community-based support networks with a track record in social enterprise and to develop a tested step-by-step guide for self-employment that can be shared countrywide. Eight of the participants became employed or self-employed by the completion of the project. Project reference number 1415

Disability
Supporting Young People
Clare CHO Area 3 €80,138 2012
Brothers of Charity Services, Clare

The Family Focus project provided extensive support to families to identify and secure the services and supports most relevant for their family member to live as independently as possible in the community. Over the course of the project, one person was supported to move into his own home and 52 family members took part in workshops focusing on various ways of supporting their family member. Project reference number S044

Disability
Capacity Building
Clare CHO Area 3 €260,000 2010
Camphill Community Mountshannon

This project supported a young person to move from an acute psychiatric unit to live independently in the community. Over the course of the project, 22 staff were also trained in Wellness and Recovery Action Planning (WRAP), peer support training and eight people also attended a Train the Trainer course. Project reference number 25

Mental Health
Community Living
Clare CHO Area 3 €35,400 2011
Clare Mental Health Services, Rehabilitation & Recovery Service, HSE

This project supported the closure of two medium support residences in the mental health services and supported 13 people to move to their own homes in the community. Over the course of the project, 14 people and four staff also received training on Peer Support Mentoring and Mental Health Recovery. Project reference number 99

Mental Health
Community Living
Clare CHO Area 3 €49,000 2011
Clare Mental Health Services, Rehabilitation & Recovery Service, HSE

This project focused on community living and supporting people to move from a high support mental health unit. It led to the closure of a residential facility and the implementation of supported community living for 14 former residents. Project reference number 992

Mental Health
Community Living
Clare CHO Area 3 €246,066 2012
Clare Mental Health Services, Rehabilitation & Recovery Service, HSE

This project assisted seven people towards gaining paid employment based on their individual strengths, interests and preferences. Through the implementation of the Individual Placement and Support model, which emphasises job placement first, followed by support and training, two people gained short-term employment. Project reference number 3694

Mental Health
Supporting Work
Clare CHO Area 3 €46,150 2014
Community Health Organisation 3 Mental Health Service

Community Health Organisation 3 is focusing on supporting those living in mental health institutions and hostels to move to their own homes in the community, helping people into employment using the IPS model of supported employment, as well as various recovery based initiatives across the region such as the development of person centred discharge planning processes and family supports.

Mental Health
Service Reform Fund (SRF)
Limerick CHO Area 3 €1,500,000 2018
Daughters of Charity Limerick/Tipperary
Closure of Institution and supporting people to transition to their own homes in the community.
Disability
Service Reform Fund (SRF)
Limerick CHO Area 3 €258,000 2018
Daughters of Charity, Limerick

This project set up a Contract Carers Scheme to provide an alternative respite option for children with disabilities in the Limerick/North Tipperary region. Carers and children are carefully matched and trained and the respite break takes place in the carers home. 15 people have used the service and more are hoping to join in the future. Project reference number 893

Disability
Alternative Respite
Limerick CHO Area 3 €211,800 2012
Daughters of Charity, Tipperary

This project supported two people to avail of 54 nights alternative respite with host families in the local community. As a result of this project, the two people have completely moved away from traditional respite services. Project reference number 885

Disability
Alternative Respite
Tipperary CHO Area 3 €3,794 2012
Headstrong

The project developed a series of peer education workshops entitled ‘It’s Time to Start Talking’  in the area of youth mental health and trained six peer educators to deliver these workshops to other young people in their local communities. The workshops were delivered by 8 trained peer educators on 7 occasions to 156 participants aged 14-19 years. Project reference number 914

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Limerick CHO Area 3 €23,000 2012
HSE Limerick Mental Health Services

This project supported five people to move from institutional settings to live independent lives in their community. In addition, the Moving On project provided training for five people and four staff on transitioning to the community and person-centred planning. Project reference number 77

Mental Health
Community Living
Limerick CHO Area 3 €30,000 2011
Irish Advocacy Network & HSE Mental Health Division

This project developed a model of collaborative working arrangements between people using services, their carers and service providers. This involved capacity building through the enhancement of knowledge, skills, competencies and team building at all levels. Project reference number 3731

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Limerick CHO Area 3 €42,120 2014
Limerick Community Health Organisation & Limerick Local Authority

Limerick CHO and the Limerick Local Authority will work together to provide 30 tenancies for homeless people in the Limerick region. Using a Housing First approach, the programme will also develop and improve wraparound health supports for those using the housing services in the area

Homelessness
Service Reform Fund (SRF)
Limerick CHO Area 3 €960,000 2019
Limerick Rehabilitation / Recovery Service Mental Health Service

This project supported people currently residing in mental health accommodation in Limerick to relocate to a home of their own in the community. A further 12 people are currently awaiting appropriate housing through this project. Project reference number 2353

Mental Health
Supporting Recovery
Limerick CHO Area 3 €210,000 2013
North Tipperary Mental Health Service in partnership with Aras Follain

This project developed alternative respite options for people experiencing mental health difficulties and/or their family members in a community-based setting. Overall, 96 people received respite in the community and the project also provided 168 members of community groups with training in person-centred community respite. Project reference number 86

Mental Health
Alternative Respite
Tipperary CHO Area 3 €75,000 2011
Rehabilitation Psychiatry Service, Limerick Mental Health Services

This project supported five people to move from psychiatric in-patient facilities to become active participants in their own communities. All five people have moved to their own homes in the community with personalised supports. Project reference number 991

Mental Health
Community Living
Limerick CHO Area 3 €70,000 2012
SHINE, HSE Midwest Mental Health Service & Peer Support Centres

This project engaged family members at all levels of service in individual care planning, service planning and evaluation. Local consumer panels were developed to feed into the regional mental health services management team. Partnership support was provided by Shine who trained relatives to participate in the provision of peer support, education, training and advocacy. Project reference number 2424

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Limerick CHO Area 3 €75,000 2013
St. Joseph's Foundation

This project provided an integrated system of social support for independent living for six people who moved to their own homes in the community. During the course of the project eight people, four staff, two community members and six trainers also received training in various aspects of supported, self-directed living. Project reference number 71

Disability
Community Living
Limerick CHO Area 3 €45,000 2011
University of Limerick - ARIES (Advancing Recovery in Ireland Education Service)

The ARIES project is a recovery focused initiative created by the Mid-West Advancing Recovery in Ireland (ARI) group that seeks to change the culture and work practices within mental health services. This project involves co-production and co-delivery of educational programmes to enable the development of individual supports and that all parties can avail of an educational approach to recovery. Project reference number 3675

Mental Health
Supporting Recovery
Limerick CHO Area 3 €75,500 2014

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