Model of Service in Ivy House
Ivy House is a well established children’s respite service that is run by The Brothers of Charity Services, Roscommon Ltd & is located at Knockroe, Castlerea.
Ivy House is staffed using a Social Care, Care Assistant & Family Support model. The model is provided by experienced staff members. Each of the children & young people using the service has an identified key worker.
The young people that receive support fromIvy House are all registered with the Brothers of Charity Roscommon. The service is open 6 nights per week on average & caters for the changing needs of the children & young people. In some cases overnight or day respite is availed of. This involves staff meeting the high needs of the children & young people in the respite house & in some cases family support workers supporting people in their family home.
The staff work in partnership with the families & young person in identifying the priority outcomes for each person that avails of the service.
The Vision for the children & young people that avail of Ivy House is that the person will develop a lifestyle that guides them through adulthood & supports the lives they choose.
Multi disciplinary supports is also provided to the children & their families in relation to school, social & recreational activities.
For further information, please contactIvy House Staff on (094) 9620024