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 7.00pm.

The events will see a number of speakers including people with disabilities discuss access to healthcare, independent living support, access to education, physical access to public and private buildings, disability hate crime and HSE services.

Speakers include Disability Hate Crime Researcher Frank Larkin from Letterkenny; Access Campaigner and 2014 Spirit of Northern Ireland Finalist, Dermot Devlin from Omagh; Stephen Cluskey, Social Entrepreneur and founder of Wheelchairtaxi.ie, HSE representatives and the Midway Charity.

Both events are free to attend. 

 

Register for the Navan event.

Call Bluebird Care Meath 046 9090 333

Email meath@bluebirdcare.ie

 

Register for the Ennis event.

Call Bluebird Care Clare 065 686 8222

Email clare@bluebirdcare.ie

 

 

National Q Mark Award Nominations for Bluebird Care

Galway and Meath shortlisted for Quality in Healthcare

Two Bluebird Care offices have been shortlisted for the national Q Mark Awards. Bluebird Care Galway and Meath will attend the national Q Mark awards in Dublin in September.

Organised by Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA), the awards celebrate the drive, commitment and achievements of all nominated companies, committed to quality in the island of Ireland.

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Operations Director Eddie O’Toole says, “We are delighted to have two offices shortlisted for a national award. Quality is what we build our business on. It has always been our promise that we will deliver quality homecare to our customers in every corner of Ireland. We are the first franchised homecare company in Ireland to have all its offices certified with the Q Mark for Quality.”

Bluebird Care has 20 offices in 24 counties. Find your local Bluebird Care office here.

Bluebird Care Irish Open 2014

Photo Gallery: 2014 Irish Open

Bluebird Care was the official supplier of Mobility Services and Accessibility Support at this year’s Irish Open at Fota Island Resort, Cork. See photos of the 4-day event below.

Photos by John Roche

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Photo Gallery: EngAGEment Event in Killarney

 

An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care is a nationwide roadshow series looking at issues affecting older people in modern Ireland. Below are some photographs taken at the latest EngAGEment event at the Malton Hotel, Killarney.

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