The EQUASS unit of the EPR has been selected by Handicap International - Maghreb division to contribute to its project “Support to the Quality Improvement and Sustainability of Social-Medical Services in Morocco”. Funded by the OCP Foundation, the project will last four years (2015-19) and aims to develop the capacities of 5 pilots by implementing a quality system based on the CRPD and good practices of management.
It was with great pleasure that the EQUASS Awarding committee awarded the National Learning Network (NLN) in Ireland on the 31st of August 2015. The National Learning Network was established in Ireland in 1995, and serves 2.500 persons, providing Supported Vocational Training and Rehabilitative Training.
Congratulations to the Associação Portuguesa de Pais e Amigos do Cidadão Deficiente Mental (APPACDM) de Viana de Castelo in Portugal, which was awarded with the EQUASS Excellence quality mark on the 31st of August 2015. APPACDM de Viana do Castelo was one of many Portuguese organisations that had participated in the Arquimedes programme funded by the European Social Fund, with the aim of becoming EQUASS Excellence certified.