Caremark launches new kids' services
Published 10/12/2013 | 05:32
CAREMARK Ireland has launched a new range of children's services for Fingal that it says can help improve the quality of life for children and young people with particular needs.
The company officially launched its new children's services on Wednesday, November 20, to coincide with Universal Children's Day.
Universal Children's Day was established to initiate action to benefit and promote the welfare of children and Caremark's new services for Children and Young People provides support to enable and empower children to achieve greatness in their lives and to realise their full potential.
Senator Darragh O'Brien was delighted to see this new service being offered and commented: 'It is essential that children and young people are supported to enable them to participate fully in school, college, work or within their own communities.'
Caremark's philosophy, according to the company centres around a responsibility to 'proactively safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and have developed a comprehensive set of policies and procedures to ensure that the highest levels of support are delivered at all times'.
Caremark can support children and young people in a number of ways including personal care, appointments, daily living skills, travel training, support at school, college or work, and as a 'buddy' for social activities and inclusion.
Paul Boucher, Managing Director for Caremark Ireland, said: 'It is great to be able to launch a new service in Ireland for Children and Young People to complement existing services already being provided.
'We firmly believe that by working together with specialist providers and agencies we can really improve quality of life for children and young people that may need support to achieve greatness in their lives. Our person centred approaches ensure that the highest standards of support are delivered whilst promoting inclusion and community engagement.'