Adult disability services across Louth will resume no later than September 1, the HSE say, as a new website detailing the reopening of day services across the county was launched today (August 4).
Services across Louth will be reopening over the next four weeks but locations will be restricted in the number of service users using the facilities on any one day. The 10 St John of Gods day centres and services operating in Dundalk, Drogheda and Blackrock reopened to clients last month.
The last to reopen will be the Irish Wheelchair Association centres in Drogheda and Ardee, which will open again for day services on September 1. Ardee Day Care Centre, operating in the town since 1985, will reopen on August 31, but with no more than five service users in the building on any given day. The last
Minister for Disability Anne Rabbitte said the collation of data and launch of the web portal was a key priority for her since taking the ministry in June.
“The web portal is now live and represents another milestone reached along the path to resuming day services for people with a disability. This has been one of my key priorities since taking office a month ago and I’m glad progress has been made with getting services open as soon as is safely possible,” she said.
“Some service users have been frustrated by not knowing when they would be returning so I am pleased that there will now be greater certainty for people with disabilities and their families around when their day service will resume.”
Louth's adult disability day services
Click below to see a list of the adult disability day services reopening in Louth in August and September