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Category Archives: Disability

Education at the heart of stroke and heart disease prevention

Bluebird Care Supports Croí

The efforts of heart and stroke charity Croí in preventing death or disability from heart attack and stroke have received a welcome boost this week by way of a generous donation from local home care company Bluebird Care who have become a Croí Patient Education Partner for the coming year. The partnership aims...
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The Fit For Work Bill: What it really could mean for people with disabilities in Ireland

A new programme contained in the Programme for Government proposes new incentives for people with a disability to stay or return to work. Given that we work with people with disabilities right across Ireland we decided to find out more about this programme.

 

What is the Fit for Work programme?

The programme for government contains a provision...
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#ability2access Event in Navan - Highlights Videos

On Thursday 23rd October 2014, Newstalk's Norah Casey chaired our first in a series of Disability events, “Equality for All. No Matter of Age or Ability." #ability2access The event saw a number of speakers including Hate Crime Researcher Frank Larkin from Letterkenny; Access Campaigner and 2014 Spirit of Northern Ireland Finalist, Dermot Devlin from Omagh; Stephen Cluskey, Social Entrepreneur...
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Disability Seminars to Debate Hard Hitting Issues

Newstalk’s Bobby Kerr to chair free seminars hosted by Bluebird Care Newstalk’s Bobby Kerr will chair a series of disability-themed seminars addressing issues affecting people with disabilities in Ireland today. “Equality for All. No Matter of Age or Ability” will be held in Navan on Thursday 23rd October 2014 and in Ennis on Wednesday 19th November at...
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