CHO Area
county
type
year
Organisation Programme Area County CHO Area Amount Year
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Pathways supported six people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) who were living in nursing homes, assisted living houses and family home to move towards living as independently as possible within their community. Each person was supported to help create the life they wished to lead and helped establish that people with all levels of ABI can be supported to live in their own homes. Project reference number 844

Disability
Community Living
Dublin CHO Area 6 €130,000 2012
Cheshire Ireland

This project assisted seven people with physical disabilities to move from an institution into their own homes and enabled the closure of an institution. The project employed a Community Transition Co-ordinator to help the participants to establish links and new friendships within their communities and make the transition easier. Project reference number S065

Disability
Community Living
Dublin CHO Area 6 €280,000 2010
Cluain Mhuire

This project supported individual capacity building for recovery through community and service development, using the framework of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Project reference number 2551

Mental Health
Supporting Recovery
Dublin CHO Area 6 €70,000 2013
Department of Psychiatry of Old Age, St. John of God Hospital

This project provided a psycho-education programme for carers/families of those recently diagnosed with dementia, providing information on its causes, symptoms and clinical course, as well as information on individualised planning, managing behaviour, legal issues and self-care strategies for carers. Project reference number 2490

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Dublin CHO Area 6 €2,535 2012
DETECT

The DETECT project brought together the experience of people with psychosis, family members and professionals with a view to building skills and support for families with a member recently diagnosed with a first episode of psychosis. Project reference number 2501

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Dublin CHO Area 6 €22,462 2013
HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster

This 3 year project comprised of a range of community-based supports for people with dementia which were responsive to peoples' needs and highly integrated with the formal health and social care system. Project reference number 307

Dementia
Individualised Supports
Dublin CHO Area 6 €700,000 2012
HSE Wicklow Mental Health Service

This project completed the closure of two mental health hostels and supported 16 people to plan and gain skills for more independent living in the community. Seven people now live in their own homes, a number are looking for accommodation and three were supported to progress to the community at an individualised pace. Project reference number 68

Mental Health
Community Living
Wicklow CHO Area 6 €129,320 2011
National Parents and Siblings Alliance

This project supported the production of a booklet, which promoted knowledge and skills by providing information in an accessible, friendly and informative manner to families of children with a disability. Information sessions were attended by 450 family members  and the booklet "What Now?...Where Next?" was disseminated widely. Project reference number S362

Disability
Capacity Building
Dublin CHO Area 6 €14,500 2010
National Service Users Executive

This project gathered information from people using mental health services to develop an e-learning programme. Training was provided for 100 people and 100 staff, exploring proactive and inclusive approaches to recovery. The initiative also produced a book called "Second Options", a related FaceBook page and a website on recovery in mental health which can be accessed at www.nsue.ie. Project reference number S195

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Dublin CHO Area 6 €53,283 2010
PROTECT

This project focused on early intervention and detection of the first stages of psychosis and recovery. 362 people, 726 staff, 126 family members, six trainers and 39 community organisation members received training and education in relation to individualised support for those with psychosis. The project also produced educational resources. Project reference number S133

Mental Health
Capacity Building
Wicklow CHO Area 6 €271,365 2010
St. John of God STEP

This project developed a transition programme for school leavers with disabilities to prepare them for work and/or further education. All nine participants took part in relevant training and work experience based on their employment aspirations and one person secured paid employment. Project reference number 1007

Disability
Supporting Young People
Dublin CHO Area 6 €85,000 2012
Sunbeam House Services

The Crossroads project offered mainstream educational opportunities to people who have expressed an interest in further and/or third level education and employment opportunities. Three of the participants took part in employment specific training and four people undertook work experience as part of their individual plans. Project reference number 2363

Disability
Supporting Young People
Wicklow CHO Area 6 €85,000 2013

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