clubhouse was the first clubhouse to be established in Ireland, opening
in Newbridge in July 1999 under the auspices of Eastern Vocational
Enterprises Limited (E.V.E.Ltd).
Platinum Clubhouse offers the Work Ordered Day which is based on the
strengths and talents of each member. Apart from work Platinum Clubhouse
is a place
- Where you are welcome
- Where you feel comfortable
- Where you meet friends
- And where you are missed if you do not come in.
Clubhouse is normally open from Monday to Friday during the normal
business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
TIMES OF MEETINGS.
very important element of Clubhouse is the morning meeting at 9:30
a.m. where members get the opportunity to decide in which area they
wish to work for that day. Members are also encouraged to become
involved in making decisions which affect Platinum Clubhouse.
a week there is a house meeting to discuss how we are getting on
and any issues that anyone wishes to be discussed. To include your
topic, just write it on the board outside the coffee dock.
Meetings held are: policy, house, standards and employment & education
of work hours, at weekends the Clubhouse is open for people to meet
up with friends and relax or become involved in more structured
social activities. Members and the social committee are involved
in choosing and organising outings and social activities in the
reach is a system where members who have not attended for a while
and who may have become isolated in the community or have been re-admitted
to hospital are contacted by phone or sent our designed cards to
let them know they are missed at Platinum Clubhouse. Members of
the Clubhouse do this outreaching of other members.
OF THE HOUSE REGARDING: times, ringing in etc.
rules of the house or policies are decided jointly by members and
staff. Some samples are included but there are other rules.
- Members must be in contact before 10:00 am. if they require
a lunch. Either be in the Clubhouse or ring in to put your name
in the pot.
- The telephone is available for Clubhouse business, to contact
your medical team or in search of further education or employment.
Otherwise we must remember that all of us are responsible for
Clubhouse is made up of various work units including the following: