Project One: ?Respite Camps
MDI Respite Camps are designed specifically enable members to participate in activities and excursions in an environment that is free from the normal barriers they often encounter in their daily lives.
These help to provide social, educational, and personal development experiences for members that help to boost their self-confidence & independence.
Project Two: MDI Transport Project
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland’s Transport Service coordinates a fleet of accessible mini-buses, supporting both the needs of MDI members and the provision of other MDI Services.?
The overall aim of the service is to reduce social isolation, and promote integration and opportunity through the provision of MDI Core support services and accessible transport service for our members.
Project Three: Home from Home Apt
?The MDI ‘Home from Home’ Self Catering Apartment is a self-contained fully wheelchair accessible apartment which is available for short term stays for people with a physical or sensory disability. The apartment is fully wheelchair accessible and is fitted with assistive living aids and equipment that affords some guests an opportunity to travel and enjoy stays that otherwise would not be possible.
Project Four: Research
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland’s Research Fund supports various research projects, both at home and abroad, that help to improve the understanding and treatment of neuromuscular conditions.
As well as medical research, MDI plans to develop supports for social research that will inform and improve the provision of services to members