Services - Irish Wheelchair Association

By: Iwa  05/12/2011
Keywords: Assisted Living Services, assisted living

IWA has been working with, and providing services to, people with limited mobility since 1960. Our wide range of services promotes quality of life for people with disabilities in Ireland.

Driven by the needs of our members, IWA is constantly developing and piloting new concepts of service delivery. In all areas of service provision, we are committed to developing and adhering to standards of best practice.

Our range of services and programmes includes: 

  • Advocacy
  • Assisted Living Services
  • Resource & Outreach Centres (ROCs)
  • Independent Living Apartments with support services
  • Interaction - a community inclusion/participation project
  • Motoring Advice, Assessment And Tuition
  • Parking Permits
  • Transport
  • Training & Education
  • Wheelchair Sales, Rental & Repair
  • Sport
  • Respite & Holidays
  • Housing Support
  • Information & Publications
  • Youth Services

Keywords: assisted living, Assisted Living Services

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Motoring Services - Irish Wheelchair Association

Access to transport is recognised as a vital component in people with disabilities achieving full participation in the economic and social life of society. Advances in technology and design have supported changes to open up access to transport for disabled drivers and passengers. IWA endeavours to support drivers and passengers through the provision of the Driving Tuition & Assessment Service.


Assisted Living Services - Irish Wheelchair Association

The services are provided in the individuals' homes and communities, facilitating community participation, access to education/employment and improved quality of life. Self-directed or leader-managed package In a self-directed or leader-managed package, the person with the disability acts as the leader or service manager for IWA.


Resource and Outreach Services - Irish Wheelchair Association

Increasingly, these ROCs also offer access to community physiotherapy services and educational/ 'mainstream bridging' programmes such as computer skills, FETAC Certificate courses and Supported Employment programmes. The range of programmes offered by ROCs includes: arts and crafts; cookery; music and drama; sports; day trips; and holidays in Cuisle, IWA's national holiday centre.