DFI National Health Committees Representation DFI Representation on National Health Committees

Issued on July 14 2022

DFI Health National Committee Representation

Updated on  14 July 2022

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Department of Health, DoH

  1. Department of Health National Disability Inclusion Strategy, NDIS Disability Consultative Committee

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI. Member organisation nomination pending.

  1. Department of Health Community and Voluntary Pillar Bilateral

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI, Marie Lynch DFI.

  1. National Ability Support System Committee, NASS – Activity Design and Optimisation Group for Disability Services

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI. Member organisation nomination pending.

  1. Dialogue Forum with Voluntary Organisations

DFI Representative: Fran Brennan, Polio Survivors Ireland, Allen Dunne, DFI

 

Department of Health Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, DCEDIY

  1. Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Community and Voluntary Pillar Bilateral

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI.

 

Specialist Community-Based Disability Services, SCBDS

  1. National Consultative Committee

DFI representative: Cathy McGrath, Marie Lynch DFI.

  1. Time to Move on From Congregated Settings Working Group

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI. Member organisation nomination pending.

  1. Under 65’s in Nursing Homes Expert Advisory Group:

DFI Representative: Tony Cunnigham, Irish Wheelchair Association, IWA.

  1. Assisted Decision-Making Divisional Teams Disability Reference Group.

DFI Representatives: Tara Matthews, Irish Society for Autism, Gary Brennan, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Ireland.

  1. New Directions National Implementation Working Group

Angela Regan, Western Care Association. DFI Alternate: pending nomination.

  1. Subgroup: PCP Framework Implementation Group

DFI Representative: Member organisation nomination pending.

  1. Working Group to establish MDT needs of adults in receipt of disability day services

DFI Representative: Sonya Gallagher, Headway Ireland. DFI Alternate: pending nomination.

  1. ASD Awareness and Communications Working Group

DFI Representative: Tara Matthews, Irish Society for Autism DFI Alternate: pending nomination.

  1. Key Performance Indicators

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI

  1. Independent Governance Review Group

DFI Representative: Fidelma Murphy, Enable Ireland

  1. HSE National Quality Improvement Forum for Disability Services

DFI Representative: pending nomination.

  1. National Disability ICT Board

DFI Representative: pending nomination.

  1. Community Services – Disability Services Guiding Principles Steering Group

DFI Representative: Melba Mary Vilson, Enable Ireland

  1. Children’s Disability Network Team Information Management System, CDNTIMS National Project Oversight Group

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI. Member organisation nomination pending.

  1. Children’s Disability Network Team Information Management System, CDNTIMS National Project Team

DFI Representative: Aideen Shinners, St. Gabriel’s Foundation

Quality and Standards

  1. HIQA Provider Forum

DFI Representatives: Cathy McGrath, DFI, Eileen Costello, Ability West

DFI Alternate: Eamon Teague, WALK.

  1. HIQA Children’s Reference Group

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI. Member organisation nomination pending.

  1. National Safeguarding Advisory Committee

DFI Representative: Niall Myers, Cheshire Ireland

  1. HSE National Safeguarding Reference Group

DFI Representative: Daragh Kennedy, Irish Wheelchair Association, IWA

  1. Disabilities and Older Persons Children First Committee

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI. Member organisation nomination pending.

National Clinical Programme for People with a Disability, NCPPD

  1. National Clinical Programme for People with a Disability, NCPPD Disability Advisory Group

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI.

  1. Digital and Assistive Technology Working Group

DFI Representative: Simon Hall, Central Remedial Clinic, CRC

  1. Disability Clinical Programme Nursing Committee

DFI Representative: Carmel Byrne, Enable Ireland

  1. Specialised Supports and Services to Children Disability Network Teams

DFI Representation jointly with National Federation of Voluntary Service Providers and National Disability Services Association.

HSE Primary, Community and Acute Services

  1. COVID Tracker App Oversight Group

DFI Representative: Cathy McGrath, DFI

  1. National Patient and Service User Forum

DFI Representative: Lisa Fenwick, DFI. Member organisation nomination pending.

  1. Development of accessible medical information - Working Group

DFI Representative: Lina Kouzi, NCBI

 

This is a live document, regularly updated. Contact Cathy McGrath on 086 3847 440 / cathymcgrath@disability-federation.ie for further information.