Social Care Disability Service Plan 2020
2020 Budget: €2049.5m, increase of €133.7m (7%)
Service Plan will deliver:

8358 Residential Places

48 new residential places for people in critical need

33,712 Day Respite Sessions

166,183 Respite Overnights

23,547 Day Places

1,600 young people leaving school / rehab training receiving Day Service support

1.63m PA Hours for 2552 People

3.08m Home Support Hours for 7294 People

132 People moving to Community Living

Service Initiatives 2020:

·      144 intensive support packages for children and young people (respite / day / home supports)

·      9 Personal Budget demonstration projects with 180 adults

·      Assessment of Need: full delivery of 100 therapy posts / roll out of new   Standard Operating Procedure for AoN applications

·      Roll out of joint Tusla/ HSE interagency protocol

·      Autism Plan: deliver an awareness raising campaign, a national training programme for clinicians and improvements to the assessment process.

·      Neuro-rehabilitation Strategy: progress demonstration projects in CHO 6 and CHO7.