Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland Family Day 2018: 16th June 2018

The Cleft Lip & Palate Association of Ireland is delighted to announce this year’s trip to a new venue, Carlingford Lough Activity Centre, Co. Louth on Saturday, 16th June 2018.

We have an action packed day planned, full of activity on land and at sea for all age groups.

The Family day is for children and young adults who were born with cleft. It’s for parents, brothers, sisters, babies and grandparents too.

It is a time to enjoy activities together, to chat over tea & coffee, to enjoy the annual raffle and above all to meet other families.

Meet at 9:30am and finish around 4:30pm.  You can book your place using the attached form or by clicking the link to Eventbrite:

Email info@cleft.ie if you have any queries.

We look forward to seeing you for another great family day!

Closing date for booking is Saturday 9th June 2018.

Kind regards

Georgina Wade (Chairperson)

On behalf of Committee 

Calling adults attending cleft services at St James’ Hospital!

UPDATE- Due to the upcoming weather event in Dublin our information evening scheduled for  1 March has been postponed until 14 March 2018.

The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland (CLAPAI) is hosting an information evening for adults attending cleft services in St James’ Hospital on Thursday, 14 March 2018 at 19:30 in the Clayton Hotel near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

The focus for the evening will be on dental work and the experience of adults who have returned to the service or require the service.

Please RSVP on 0871319803 or info@cleft.ie.

Please note that admission is free and tea and coffee will be served.

AGM & Information Evening 2017

The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland AGM & Information Evening 2017

Thursday 30th November at 8pm, (Doors open from 7.30pm) Clarion Hotel Dublin, near Liffey Valley.

The themes this year are surgery and braces and our speakers are as follows:

1. A Parent’s Guide to Cleft Surgery by Mr David Orr, Consultant Cleft Surgeon, Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin & St James’ Hospital.

2. My Experience With Braces by Molly Wade, Lead Singer with The Enzymes.

These will be followed by our AGM, Tea/Coffee & General Chat.

The information evening is an ideal time to meet with other parents, adults born with Cleft and medical professionals. Please come along and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee with us all.

To help us plan r.s.v.p. to info@cleft.ie. Admission is free.

Thank you

The Committee

CLAPAI Social Evening including First Aid for Toddlers

CLAPAI is hosting an informal meeting on Tuesday 16th May in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, on the Naas Road. (Link attached. below).

The doors will be open at 7:30 with tea and coffee served. At 8pm we are glad to have parent and committee member Aine Doyle give us a session on ‘First Aid for Toddlers’, Aine is a qualified Emergency First Responder as well as a qualified life guard. Her many qualifications include CFR,CFRA,CFRI,OPF,PFA &EFR. Responding to emergencies is something we think every parent will want to know more about.

http://www.louisfitzgeraldhotel.com/location-and-directions.html

Our emergency response session will be followed by a Q&A discussion on common things that affect us as parents of child born with cleft. As a committee we can share our combined experiences but we also want to know where the pressure points are in the service currently.

If you can send any items of specific interest in advance please email info@cleft.ie.

There is no charge for the evening. All are welcome but please send us an email to help us with bookings.

Thanks
CLAPAI