This new Enable Ireland facility, located on seven acre site in Curaheen, Co. Cork – will provide therapy and support services for children with disabilities, and their families.
The new centre houses a hydrotherapy pool, therapy rooms ,and sensory rooms to accommodate the needs of the current and future children with disabilities. The site will also accommodate a children’s respite house, where children with disabilities can develop their independence skills. The location, close to the Curaheen flyover, provides easy access for families.
Enable Ireland, together with the Health Services Executive and its other partner agencies, will continue to provide core therapy and support services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, psychology and social work – with the additional following specialist services also being provided from the new centre: feeding; assistive technology; spasticity and tone management; seating; upper limb assessment clinic; Cork/Kerry orthopaedic clinic; hip and spinal surveillance; casting, and GAIT analysis – with this new development also helping to further enhance the delivery of those services.