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Fianna Fáil Deputy for Mayo Lisa Chambers has labelled waiting times for children seeking occupational therapy services in Mayo as appalling.
Service users of Quest compiled an information brochure to aide other people who have suffered an acquired brain injury. The bropchure was launched to acknowledge Brain Awareness Week 2015.
The HSE has confirmed eight new posts are to be created to develop a special ‘psychiatry of old age’ team in Ballina.
A new purpose built occupational therapy department was officially opened at Mayo General Hospital on Monday last - just in time for Christmas. The occupational therapy department at Mayo General Hospital relocated to the new purpose-built area to enhance the service and care provided to patients and clients attending the OT clinic. The OT Department is now situated on the second floor of the hospital near the medical wards.
Children with disabilities, such as Down syndrome, have not received developmental screening or vital therapies in areas of County Galway for more than six months due to unfilled positions within the HSE’s Early Intervention Service.
The Road to Rehab is a two-part documentary following the moving stories of eight patients including Kilkenny native Ayeisha Grogan, travelling the road to post-injury rehabilitation at The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire.
A new concept in stroke rehab has been created by two local chartered physiotherapists, Karen Roberts and Daniel Szoska, who share 30 years’ experience in delivering neurological rehabilitation.
A unique support day for and by parents of children with special needs takes place on Saturday November 13 in the Carlton Hotel, Galway.
“Serious gaps” in the provision of basic services at Galway’s John Paul Centre in Ballybane have been highlighted in a special inquiry undertaken by the Irish Human Rights Commission.
An integrated approach to special needs education, involving parents, teachers, and the wider community is needed to provide speech and occupational therapists to schools.