Do I QualifyFoundation Assistance
The Foundation is a non-judgemental organisation and does not discriminate against potential beneficiaries on the grounds of race, gender, social background, sexual orientation, lifestyle or religious beliefs.
Potential beneficiaries are often referred to the Foundation through various pathways such as, medical institutions (hospitals, medical practitioners), sports clubs, families, friends, acquaintances and other charities/organisations.
The Foundation provides assistance to improve the quality of life and wellbeing for young individuals
(see note 1) who have sustained catastrophic injury (see note 2) through sport or the pursuit of other physical recreational activities.
Assistance may be provided by the Foundation in (but is not necessarily restricted to) the following areas:
The Foundation may not always provide assistance, usually where assistance of equal or greater measure is readily provided by the State or other Organisations/Charities, where this is the case the Foundation works with individuals to identify and signpost to the relevant Organisation that can better assist them.
Do I qualify for assistance?
Each person who needs assistance is assessed on a needs basis, usually during a visit from a representative of the Foundation, if you think you or someone you know meets the qualifying criteria detailed below, please get in touch:
Have you or somebody you know sustained an injury whilst undertaking a physical activity such as sport or another recreational pastime that involves physical exertion (see note 3) or through accident or misadventure during an everyday activity.
Are you or somebody you know suffering from a serious disability that is the outcome of any such injury.
Has the Injury had an overwhelming effect on your or their day to day life in that you/they require the assistance of others to carry out normal everyday tasks.
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1. ‘Young’ is defined by the Foundation as ‘from school age to 30’. This definition does not however preclude anyone whose age falls outside of this definition from applying to the Foundation for assistance.
2. A catastrophic injury can be defined as one that leaves a person suffering from permanent disability and has serious, long-term effects on the individual involved.
3. These activities can be described as those that require considerable physical effort; they may also require an element of skill or mental dexterity.