photo of Killure Respite House aka Robin Hill

Robin Hill is a 6 bedroom purpose built house, in a residential estate in Killure, for adults and children who have severe and/or profound intellectual disabilities. This service is offered to children and adults on alternative weeks.

 

 

Located in the Killure Manor estate in Waterford City, Robin Hill is a community based house with Participants availing of respite. Participants are encouraged to be involved in their local community during their respite visit. Each Participant has their own bedroom. Four rooms share two bathroom and two bedrooms have their own en-suite facilities. Visitors can be accommodated in the participants own bedroom.

The kitchen come dining area is open plan allowing for service users to participate in preparation of meals and to engage in dialogue when meals are being prepared. Robin Hill also has a play room, a communal sitting room and a conservatory which allows for personal space if Participants wish to have private space.

This house is maintained to a high standard of hygiene and is adequately lit, heated and ventilated. Fire safety standards are adhered to. All entrances are fully accessible for wheelchair users.

photo of ferrybank house

Ferrybank House is a residential respite house for adults who have a low/mild intellectual disability. It is located the ground floor of a large detached house on the outskirts of Waterford. The WIDA administration offices are located on the upper floor.

The house was upgraded early in 2014 to add one further bedroom and en suite facilities for all bedrooms. There is also a staff bedroom and a public bathroom with bath. A large sitting room can be found at the front of the house. Ferrybank House also has a large enclosed garden to the rear of the building.

As a community based house the participants availing of the service are assisted with involvement in their local community during their respite visit. Each participant has their own bedroom and visitors can be accommodated in residents own bedrooms.

Ferrybank House is maintained to a high standard of hygiene and is adequately lit, heated and ventilated. Fire safety standard are adhered to. All entrances are fully accessible for wheelchair users.