Dublin Care Services News


April 2016

Fitness to Practise Update at IMPACT Forum.

CORU registration featured strongly at the recent Health and Social Care Professions Forum held at IMPACT’s head office in Dublin on Tuesday 12th April. IMPACT staff gave informative presentations to those in attendance on both Fitness to Practise and Continuing Professional Development. Read more here.

April 2016

10 Steps to Help the C&V Sector Pay Restoration Campaign

IMPACT kicked off the ‘Caring-at what cost?’ Roadshow on Thursday, April 14th, in Dublin. This is the first in a series of meetings around the country promoting the community and voluntary sector pay restoration campaign. Read more here.

April 2016

IMPACT at Social Care Ireland Conference

IMPACT representatives attended Social Care Ireland’s 2016 Annual Conference in Naas, on the 14th and 15th of April. This year’s event was entitled ‘Balancing Care: Recognition and regulation in the Era of Professionalisation’. Read more here.

AGM Success

The Dublin Care Services Branch held a successful Annual General Meeting on Monday the 22nd of February. The 2015-16 Branch Annual Report includes reports from Officers and members of the Branch Executive Committee. A Report by IMPACT National Secretary for Health and Welfare, Eamonn Donnelly, also includes updates on a broad range of industrial relations matters. For more information please click here.

February 2016

‘Don’t wait until the last minute’ – CORU Registration explained

The Dublin Care Services Branch were pleased to welcome Chris Cully, IMPACT’s lead on the CORU registration process, as Guest Speaker at this year’s AGM. Click here to read more.

February 2016

Caring – at what cost? Campaign Website now live

Based on the UL ‘Caring – At What Cost?’ report commissioned by IMPACT’s Health & Welfare Division last year, IMPACT have launched a campaign to restore pay for Community & Voluntary sector workers,  through the gradual reversal of funding cuts to agencies which rely on State funding. For an update on the latest campaign developments and what you can do to help please see here.

February 2016

Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme 2016 now open

The 2016 Gaeltacht scholarship scheme for children of IMPACT members is now open for applications. For more info. and how to apply click here.