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Christmas Countdown!

Dec 10, 2020

The Christmas Countdown has well and truly begun in 197C with the decoration of the beautiful Christmas tree, Mince Pie Monday, Oreo Snowmen making and Midnight Market prep underway! The Christmas spirit is in the air and is infectious!

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Winter Wonderland in Georges House

Dec 10, 2020

Georges House residents and staff hosted their Christmas outdoor socially distanced party last week and what a success it was! The gardens were illuminated with lights, laughter and festive cheer! Music, dancing, singing, sweet treats and hot drinks…a fantastic evening! It could not have taken place without the efforts of some very hard working people […]

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Welcome to Gheel!

Oct 21, 2020

As of today we have a total of 27 new people that have started with Gheel over the last few weeks who will be accessing support through our Northside, Southside & North Kildare Transition Services. 27 individuals who are undoubtedly great additions to the Gheel Community. 27 individuals who our staff will have the privilege […]

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Milestone Birthday!

Oct 9, 2020

This week saw a milestone event as one of our residents, Grainne, turned 60 years of age. Grainne celebrated the day in her new apartment. Due to current restrictions Grainne’s birthday was a little different than she would have imagined, but thanks to the hard work and planning of her support staff the occasion was […]

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The Power of Words

Sep 24, 2020

Philip who is supported by the North Dublin Transition team was recently interviewed on the ‘ALL BODIES podcast’ – this episode was recorded for culture night. Philip is a poet, he speaks about his passions – writing and poetry and his experience of autism. Philip’s piece starts around the 24 minute mark, although the whole […]

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New Dating App

Sep 4, 2020

We just heard of a new dating app designed for people with Autism. Currently its more difficult to meet new people as we are being asked to keep our social networks small because of the pandemic so this App could be the perfect solution to building friendships or romantic relationships online.    

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Challenging Stereotypes

Sep 4, 2020

You may have heard of a recent challenge on TikTok that has caused controversy by encouraging the mimicking of autistic people with a focus on stimming. In response to this one of the people we support recently posted a blog and we encourage you all to read it when you have a moment. Click here […]

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A day in the Life of a Gheel staff member

Jul 8, 2020

This month, our featured employee is Catherine Flynn. Catherine joined Gheel as an administrative assistant in November 2019. 1. What do you do? I provide administrative assistance and support to the Practice Team and the Regional Managers. 2. Describe your typical working day? I first check for referrals that have been received, calls and emails […]

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New Diggs

Jun 4, 2020

We’d like to extend a huge congratulations to Grainne on her new home! Grainne has recently moved from her own apartment in Gheel’s Fairview complex to her new apartment in the community. Here she is enjoying a cup of team with Stephen who alongside some very dedicated staff have supported Grainne to make this exciting […]

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