Rehabilitative Training (RT)
RT is a HSE funded training programme to help develop life / independence skills, social skills, and basic work skills. Service user participate in this programme for three to four years and are supported to develop and review training plans in line with their needs and abilities. Rehabilitative Training is intended to help participants progress to greater levels of independence and integration in their community. It can support the transitioning process to mainstream post-school education and training or to specialist vocational training. It includes 9 different subject areas. These include Independent Living, Self-Advocacy, IT, Literacy & numeracy, Woodwork, Horticulture, Catering, Sports. Service users preferences for these subject areas are continuously monitored and changed where needed. Six months prior to the end of the programme a Future Planning Meeting is held to clarify the future service provision for the individual including location, level & type of service and timetables are devised based on the service users future needs/desires.