Video: You Oughta Be In Pictures

The Alliance for Full Participation is seeking short videos (about two minutes long) that show and tell stories of integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These can be success stories, job searches in progress, or stories about a job that didn’t work out. We are looking for videos and stories from people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; …

Gabe at the Film Festival

Gabriel Phelan: It was a most enjoyable day when we went to see our film called ‘Use Plain English’ at the Darklight Film Festival. It was on in Ringsend, Dublin just behind Bolands Mills. It was great to see short movies from lots of different people around the country. It makes you realise what you can do with even just …

Garden Team Update

The Garden Team have been trying to find out as much info about the upcoming Presidential race as possible. On a recent visit to the Presidential Palace they bumped into Joan Burton T.D. They also, made it to one of the Ireland soccer games, a European qualifier.

Up the Dubs

Evelyn and Michael from 1 and 2 Sugarloaf went to see Dublin play Donegal recently. Here are some pics of the day. Ahhh, the heady days of Summer. Who was it that won the Sam Maguire, again? I can’t remember……ah, it’ll come back to me.

Accreditation 2011

It is with great delight that I can inform you that SHS has succeeded in it’s accreditation for Person Centred Excellence through CQL. The award of our accreditation is not down to any one person or any one team, it is an organisational success dependant on all our staff, service users and management and reflects the daily commitment to excellence …

Video: Shoebox Appeal 2011

A lovely lady named Anna from a group called Team Hope came into Sunbeam House today to give a little talk about the shoe box appeal & to highlight the difference that the donations make to the children that receive the gifts, she showed a short little DVD of last years donations.

Better Together

Just a reminder to vote for us in the Better Together 2011 video competition. You can vote one a day at the link above. Make sure and give us 5 stars for AWESOME!

CQL in Town

The Council on Quality and Leadership are in town. Every number of years they come over and accredit us with Personal Outcomes Measures. A lot of work and prep has gone into this process from all involved in Sunbeam. We’ll know by Thursday whether or not we are accredited again.

Sunbeam Accepted into Darklight Film Festival

Good news – Sunbeam has been asked to show one of our films at the Darklight Film Festival taking place this October 22nd. The film in question is called, ‘Use Plain English’ and tackles the issue of literacy and how people interact with each other. This is the first time any of our many films has been accepted to a …

European Safety Week

It is that time of year again!! European Safety Week takes place from 24th to 28th October 2011 and the theme is Managing Safe Workplaces. This week is an opportunity for you to focus on Health & Safety and organise activities to increase safety awareness in your unit. Don’t forget to tell us what you get up to during Safety …