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Galway

For adults in Galway, we provide personal assistants, transport, Assistive Technology and social work support services. 

Address: 

Seamus Quirke Road,

Newcastle,

Co. Galway.

Telephone: 
091 545800

Who is eligible for services?

Adult Personal Assistant (PA) service  - Adults with physical and sensory disabilities who require Personal Assistant support. The PA service is available to adults with a physical and sensory disability. The service is to support the adult with an identified support need in social, educational and /or activities of daily living at home or the community

PA/family support services - The PA/ family support service is available to adults with a physical and sensory disability. The adult should present with an identified need for support in social, educational and /or activities of daily living at home or the community. The service is based on assessed need and available resources and is reviewed annually

Adults who require Assistive Technology service - Assistive technology service is available for adults with a physical and sensory disability. The adult should present with an identified need for support with accessing high tech assistive technology to support their function in daily activities. They must also have a primary physical and/or sensory disability between the ages of 18 to 65 years.

How can I get a referral?

PA and Family support service - Referrals can be made by HSE PCCC case manager, early intervention services, school age services, self-referral, Social work or Psychology by completing the referral form. For more information, or to request a referral form, please contact the PA coordinator at (091) 545 800.

Assistive Technology Service (AT) for Children and Adults  - The A.T. Service currently operates an open referral system. For adults, this allows for individuals who meet the service entry criteria to self-refer or for others to refer on their behalf (with their consent). For children, the open referral system allows parents, teachers, therapists, medical professionals and others to complete and submit a referral with parental/guardian consent on behalf of a child.  For more information, or to request a referral form, please contact a member of the Assistive Technology team at (091) 545 800.

Find out more about adult services

Adult Services

Assistive Technology

Enable Ireland Galway Fact Sheet for Parents and Adults

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