Day Opportunities/Day Care Survey

As you may be aware the outworkings of the Regional Learning Disability Day Opportunities Review (2014) have begun with each of the five Health & Social Care Trusts (HSCTs) facilitating Implementation Groups.  Over the next 3-5 years Northern Ireland will see a change in provision for people with learning disabilities

On your marks, get set, get started!

Recently member organisations of ARC brought forward the challenges faced in finding and employing staff for specific roles in the social care sector.  In response, ARC (NI) is piloting a one-year project called Getting Started, which aims to support 75 unemployed people to become support workers for people with a

What do YOU want?

This is the fundamental question in the new pilot project OPTIO, which ARC (NI) is launching in 2015, alongside its member organisations, European Social Fund and Belfast HSC Trust. OPTIO aims to combat economic inactivity by supporting people with a learning disability to explore who they are as an individual,