It’s that time of year again, there’s a nip in the air and Christmas is near. Why not wear your winter woolies for a great cause this Christmas by taking part in Ability West’s Christmas Jumper Campaign. By wearing the Christmas Jumper of your choice and donating just €2 to Ability West you can help us continue to provide high quality services and supports to over 530 Adults and Children with an intellectual disability across Galway City and County.
The Social Care Workers Registration Board is responsible for protecting the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct, professional education, training and competence among Social Care Workers.
The Board is currently putting in place the foundations for regulation of the profession and wants to hear the views of the public, the profession and other interested parties on the following Bye-Law:
The Pretty Fingers Salon Team based in Snipe Resource Centre , Liosban Industrial Estate and run by Service Users of Ability West kindly took a couple of minutes out of their day and took on the latest challenge going viral #Mannequin Challenge. You can watch the Video on our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AbilityWest/ You can also help Ability West continue to provide high quality services and supports by Donating Online today on www.abilitywest.ie
Ability West was delighted to receive a generous donation of €1,460.32 from Wayfair Stores Ltd recently. The money was raised as part of an EU Bake Sale competition held by all Wayfair sites in Europe. The site that raised the most money (Galway) won the opportunity to select a charity of their choice to donate all of the proceeds to and we are extremely grateful that they chose Ability West. Our sincere thanks to everyone in Wayfair who participated in and supported the bake sale.
Our sincere thanks to all who were in attendance yesterday to help us celebrate the arrival of our All Terrain Beach Wheelchairs in #Galway. There were smiles all round and even the sun made an appearance in the day's celebrations. Winning the Honda Powering Local Dreams competition #hondadreams has allowed us to turn this dream into a reality and ensure that those with physical disabilities can fully enjoy all that our Galway beaches have to offer.
Our sincere thanks to everyone who participated in and supported the Whitegate Harvest Walk on Saturday September 10th 2016. This walk was organized by the Garvey family in loving memory of the late Mrs. Cora Garvey with all proceeds going to St Dympna’s ADS, Ash Services Bus fund , Ability West. We are delighted to announce that the total amount raised was €9,590.81.
Please vote for Ability West’s video “An Ordinary Life” for the Better Together Video Storytelling Competition 2016.
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“The Effects Children with Autism have On Their Loved Ones”.
Venue: NUI Galway, Centre for Disability Law & Policy, within the ILAS
Building, Upper Newcastle Road
Date: October 25th.
Time: 11am to 1pm.
Who should attend: Family relative’s of persons with a disability and persons with a disability.
Cost: free, but space is limited so please register on 018559891 or firstname.lastname@example.org