Little Lámh Training Workshops

Better Finglas hosted two ‘Little Lámh’ workshops on 18th October which were attended by 30 local early years professionals. Little Lámh was developed as an introduction to using Lámh signs and for those who only require a small number of signs. We organised Little Lámh training to support early years professionals in Finglas who may be […]

Home Visiting Training

Better Finglas delivered training for local Early Years Practitioners and Home School Community Liaison Teachers on home visiting.  This training was funded by Tusla under the Parental Participation Seed Funding.  The training was delivered to support professionals in working in partnership with parents and to carry out home visits.  Training was delivered by Marian Baker, […]

Baby Massage Course

Baby massage greatly enhances the early bonding relationship between parents and caregivers and their babies. By using gentle, tactile stimulation along with loving verbal communication, a wonderful bonding experience is shared along with many other benefits for the baby. Baby massage is offered in a five week course where parents can learn basic massage techniques […]

Preparing for Baby Workshops

Are you pregnant and living in Dublin 11? There are free workshops now running in your area through a community based midwife service. Our community midwife runs ‘Preparing for Baby’  workshops in the community every Monday afternoon in the Wellmount Health Centre, Wellmount Road, Finglas. Topics covered in the workshops include, Healthy Pregnancy Preparing for labour and birth Caring […]

Speech and Language Supports

Better Finglas and the local Speech and Language therapy team based in Wellmount have been working together to ensure that every child receives the help and encouragement they need in terms of language learning.  Two speech and language therapists from the local health centre recently completed the Hanen ‘Learning Language and Loving It’ training.  This training provides […]