SBHI Resource Centre - Clonshaugh

The SBHI Resource Centre is located in Clonshaugh, Dublin 17. 

The Centre offers a variety of different life enhancing opportunities to our members through One-to-One Computer Courses, Arts and Crafts,  Innovative and Fun Sport Sessions by Sport Coach Brian Carroll, which includes Martial Arts and Self Defense, Very popular Art Session by artist Julie Gallagher, An exciting Cookery Class by Olga Doyle, Hand Foil Printing and a Printing Department, Daily Living Skills, and Personal Development Training, Therapeutic sessions of Dance, Relaxation and Wellness. 

All training is person centred and is developed and designed to meet the individual specific needs of our members. The Centre and the Programmes are managed by our Centre Manager Aisling Nic Eochaidh.

The Centre has recently been refurbished to create a fresh, warm, inviting and accessible environment. Once a month Members train in KarateAsh Dojo. There are also regular outings to places of interest and social outings.

All of the above is supported by our dedicated team. Of Centre Manager & Programme Coordinator, Occupational Therapist and three Personal Assistants. The team works on a daily basis to support learning and personal development of people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus.

SBHI Resource Centre Contact Details

Centre Manager: Aisling Nic Eochaidh - sbhiresourcecentre@gmail.com - 01 848 7311

Le Club

"Le Club" SBHI Resource Centre in Clonshaugh. 11:00am to 1:00pm Contact Aisling - 01 848 7311. The club is for over 18's and is a great opportunity to meet new people and have lots of fun. Members of the Club go to various different outings and events throughout the year and always have a wonderful time.

Saturday Social Club

  • Day: Saturday (fortnightly)
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: 18 yrs and over
  • Charge: €5.00 per person
  • Additional info: Club members will pay for cost of outings i.e. tickets etc.

Activities will include:

Group Sessions - Discussions / Life-Skills Sessions

This session will give members the opportunity to discuss the trials and tribulations of everyday living with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. The aim is for club members to have a secure and confidential environment where they can obtain coping strategies and life- skills.

Games and Activities

These sessions will be fun yet challenging. They will be specifically designed to assist club members with common learning difficulties associated with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus i.e. concentration, memory etc.

Outside Speakers / Members Input

These sessions will give club members a chance to learn and acquire knowledge from various demonstrations / presentations covering a wide variety of topics i.e. wheelchair maintenance, assertiveness, confidence building etc.

Sport and Active Sessions

These sessions will concentrate very much on movement and getting club members active. The 'Drawing Smiles' programme will also be incorporated to assist learning and acquirement of knowledge.

Productions

Club members will work on a mini production. The aim is to perform this production to friends of the club.

Recording

Club members will compose and record a song.

Outings

Although the facility in Clonshaugh will be the main home of the Club, members will also go on outings.

The following is a list of outings that members have listed for intended outings:

  • Sporting Matches
  • Ice Skating
  • Ghost Trip in Dublin City Centre
  • Trip to Bray (Arcades/Lunch at Beshoffs)
  • Swimming
  • Trip to Guinness Hop Store
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Tour of the Aviva Stadium
  • Concerts
  • Night in Pub
  • Trip on the Luas
  • Trip to the Laughter Lounge

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