Children’s Early Intervention Service, HSE Sligo/Leitrim

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Address:
Old Nazareth House, Church HIll,, Sligo
General Details
Contact position: Early Intervention Teams Manager
Service / Organisation: Sligo/Leitrim Children's Early Intervention Service, HSE
071 9113900
Description of main activities / services for children and families: The Sligo,Leitrim Early Intervention Team for Children, delivers an interdisciplinary service to children with complex developmental needs in the 0-6 year age group.
Description:

The Sligo, Leitrim Early Intervention Team for Children, delivers an interdisciplinary service to children with complex developmental needs in the 0-6 year age group. The Team aims to work in partnership with families/guardians on their journey through assessment, diagnosis and intervention, to enable each child to reach their potential.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at above address
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
  • Service provided in person's own home
The Early Intervention Service is community based, delivering therapy services to children under 6 years of age in a variety of settings depending on need, including centre based, family home, creche/preschool, school, respite etc
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • Through GP
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
  • Through HSE services
Notes on referrals to the service: Referrals are accepted from Primary Care Services including GP, Public Health Nurse, Community Therapists and from other HSE Services and Tusla Services. Referrals are made using a standard Referral Form for the service and require signed parental/legal guardian consent Referral criteria is : Developmental Delay in two or more areas of development requiring a co-ordinated interdisciplinary team approach to assessment and intervention
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Early years (0-4 years)
0-5YEARS 11 MONTHS
 
 

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