Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood, with a child being born with CP every hour. The goal of CerebralPalsySymptoms.com is to raise awareness globally for cerebral palsy and other birth injuries.

For more information on cerebral palsy, please visit CerebralPalsySymptoms.com

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on 26 Jun 2015 1:27 PM

Five Rivers Fostering have organised the following training for Five Rivers Carers throughout the month of June. Carers can access information regarding the time and location of each of these training events by using their private login details.

24th June : How Can we Influence the Behaviour of Children

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on 11 Jun 2015 12:11 PM

Five Rivers Fostering are holding an information evening at The Longford Arms Hotel on Wednesday 1st July from 7-9pm.

In attendance will be Five Rivers Fostering Operations Manager, Social Worker, Social Care Worker and some of our current foster carers. We will be giving a short presentation on fostering and answering questions.

If you are interested in attending this event and require more information, please feel free to contact our Dublin office on 01-8665290 / 01-8665291

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on 10 Jun 2015 3:05 PM

Cork City Council have recently announced Summer in the Park, a collection of events taking place in Fitzgerald's park between May and September 2015. Events include musical and theatrical performances, film screenings, picnics, aerial classes, craft workshops and much more!

Click Here to read about Summer in the Park

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on 29 May 2015 5:44 PM

The Five Rivers Fostering training schedule for May - August 2015 is available for all Five Rivers carers. Foster carers can access information regarding the time and location of each workshop by using their private login details.

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on 27 May 2015 6:29 PM

The raised beds are being filled in Kilkenny.

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on 27 May 2015 6:14 PM

Five Rivers opens its first Hotel in Kilkenny.

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on 27 May 2015 6:12 PM

The woman claimed that foster parents who were looking after her child put up a number of posts about her on Facebook. To read the article at TheJournal.ie, please click the following link:



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on 25 May 2015 3:53 PM

The Irish Foster Care Association National Annual Conference is on 23-25 October 2015.

They are now calling for Workshop Proposals.

The Irish Foster Care Association National Conference brings together all those with an interest in foster care - including general and relative foster carers, health and social care practitioners, youth workers, academics, students, teachers, policy makers, members of the community and voluntary sector – to learn together, engage in dialogue, share their experiences and best practice.

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on 29 Apr 2015 9:21 PM
Please find below a list of upcoming support days, workshops and training planned for Five Rivers Foster Carers.
Sat 25th April 2015 – Support Day (Kilkenny)
Mon 27th April 2015 – Trauma on the Child & Carer (Cork)
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on 20 Apr 2015 5:55 PM