Useful Contact Details: Application to
Admissions Co-ordinators: Prosper Meath
John McEvoy – Principal Psychologist
Katie Lloyd – Social Worker Applicants and their
Prosper Meath Families
43 Canon Row March 2017
(046) 907 4404
Prosper Meath: If an applicant is unhappy:
Supports adults with intellectual An applicant may be unhappy if
disabilities in parts of County they don’t get offered a place.
An applicant may be unhappy if
Prosper gets money from the they feel they have been treated
HSE to do this. unfairly by Prosper.
Prosper has Day Services in: An applicant can let Prosper know
Navan that they are unhappy by following
Ashbourne Prosper’s Management of
Trim Feedback Policy. It is on
Kells Prosper’s website.
Important Prosper aims to:
Prosper can only agree a start “support each individual to live
date with the applicant when the the life they choose, in the same
HSE has provided funding for the way and same places as
applicant’s place. everybody else”. This is in line
with national disability policy.
If prosper can’t support the
applicant or meet their needs: Prosper does this by:
The applicant will be told as soon Finding out how each person
as possible. wants to live their life.
The applicant will be put in Supporting each person to
contact with the HSE. develop their own Personal Plan.
Supporting each person to set
and work on goals that are
important to them.
Prosper supports people to: Final steps:
Be as independent as possible. The Prosper CEO and Board of
Speak up for themselves. Management read all about each
Have a good quality of life.
They agree who should be
Get involved in their Community. offered a place.
Get to know people and make
friends. A letter of offer is sent out to all
If the applicant wants to accept
their place they must send
Prosper a signed acceptance
Next steps: Prosper can best support
If Prosper believes they can people with:
support the applicant, they will be A moderate intellectual
invited to visit a Prosper service. disability.
The applicant will come to To get a place in Prosper:
Prosper for about one week. There are entry criteria. For
example, the person must:
The staff will find out more about
the applicant’s support needs. Have an intellectual disability
Be over 18
The applicant and Prosper can Live in a Meath local
decide if Prosper would be a
good service for the applicant. electoral area
There are other criteria. They
are available from Prosper
If the person meets the entry If it looks like Prosper can
criteria: support the person:
A Prosper application form must A Prosper Admissions
be completed. Co-ordinator or another staff
member will visit the applicant at
Prosper needs to see the home and / or in school.
person’s current clinical and
school reports. They will talk to the applicant and
their parents. They will ask
A Prosper Admissions questions to:
Co-ordinator may meet with the
person and their family. Get to know the applicant
The person is now called an
applicant. A file is set up for Find out about the applicant’s
them. support needs
Find out what the applicant
wants from Prosper