Services

Home from home is a respite service, developed as a result of a huge respite need for parents of children with disabilities. It is managed by a voluntary management committee which is comprised of parents and friends. It is staffed by qualified social care staff. It is open to children anywhere in the Kerry area, aged between 5 to 18 years of age.

Hours of opening are as follows:

Monday – Friday 2.00pm – 5.45pm
During the school holiday breaks, hours of opening are Monday and Tuesday 10.00am – 4.00pm

Activity Programme

The Children all need Supervision and none of the Children can use the Facilities at the service independently.
  1. Socialisation
  • Waiting
  • Sitting
  • Prompting
  • Social Outings
  • Community Integration
  • Shopping
  • Community Awareness/Acceptance
  • Social Skills

 

  1. Independent Living Skills
  • Turn Taking
  • Hygiene/ Grooming Skills
  • Toileting/Dependent/Independent
  • Baking
  • Feeding/Food Management
  • Shopping
  • Outings
  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Tidying Up
  • Tasks Chores etc

 

  1. Music Therapy
  • Brain Gym
  • Holistic Music for Children
  • Music for Autistic Children
  • Relaxation Music for Underwater footage
  • Story Time Songs
  • Music to Dance
  • I Pods

 

  1. Communication
  • Pecs
  • Lamh
  • Photography
  • I Pad

 

  1. Outdoor Play
  • Bicycle
  • Swings
  • Workout
  • Exercise
  • Gardening
  • Walking
  • Exercise Bike
  • Ball Games
  • Water Play
  • Playground
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Horse Riding

 

  1. Indoor Activity
  • Jigsaws
  • DVD
  • TV
  • Sensory Games
  • Scrapbook Activities
  • Photography/Albums
  • Matching Games
  • Colour Games
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Art & Crafts
  • Creative Play
  • Tac Pac
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