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Dochas ADS to Feature on RTE Evening News – This Saturday 21st Jan

Don't Forget To Tune In!!- Dochas ADS to Feature on RTE Evening News - Saturday Jan 21st

Be sure to keep an eye out on the RTE evening news this Saturday evening 21st January. We were delighted to receive a visit from George Lee and RTE today who were filming to highlight the benefits and value of the Rural Social Scheme to local community groups. Don’t forget to tune in!!”

St Dympnas Adult Day Service Present Blas Café with Visual/Picture Menu on January 11th

On Wednesday January 11th Majella Foley proprietor of Blas Cafe Portumna was presented with a visual/picture menu on behalf of all the Service Users from St Dympnas Adult Day Services Portumna.
Congratulations to all of the Service Users at St Dympnas who created the visual/picture menu to support greater accessibility and inclusivity for all in the community.

Pictured: David Hodgins, Niamh Tuohy, Ruth Davis, Anne-Marie Dolan and Joseph Brien and Majella Foley, Proprietor of Blas Café.

SAVE THE DATE 8th February- Keeping Children Safe Online: A collaborative approach to Internet Safety

This conference is being organised by the Internet Safety Subgroup of Galway and Roscommon Children and Young People’s Services Committees and they are delighted to have secured Denis Naughton, Geoffrey Shannon, Jasmina Byrne and Gillian Baker as speakers.

Event Details:

Go to https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/keeping-children-safe-online-registration-30... to register for this event.

Ability West Christmas Jumper Campaign - Pull on Your Winter Woolies for a Great Cause

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.

Public Consultation

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:

Pretty Fingers Salon Take on the #Mannequin Challenge

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

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