Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult – 1/2 day workshop in Enniscorthy in November. Check out our Calendar of Events for further information.
The concept and value of Social Farming will be outlined at an open day on the farm of Shelly Berry and Denis O Connor of Ballinamona, Kilmuckridge, Gorey, Co Wexford on Friday 29th September 2017 from 10am to 1pm. Social Farming is the practice of offering activity on farms as a form of a social […]
Social Farming is the practice of offering activity on farms as a form of a social support service, providing social, educational, therapeutic and rehabilitative opportunities for a wide range of people who need support to contribute to the positive social fabric required for society to be truly inclusive. Participants include people with intellectual, physical, mental […]
Social Farming is the practice of offering family farms as a form of social service. The farm is not a specialised treatment farm; rather the farm remains a typical working farm where people in need of support can benefit from participation in the farm’s activities in a nonclinical environment. It also creates the opportunity to […]
Suicide is a huge issue in the Travelling Community in Co. Wexford. The All Ireland Traveller Health Study co-ordinated by UCD in 2010 reported that a Traveller man is six times more likely than his settled counterpart to die by suicide. As a result of large family networks, for each Traveller who dies by suicide, […]