KARE is an innovative and progressive voluntary organisation funded by the Health Service Executive of Ireland committed to providing an individualised service based on best practice to over 400 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families. The organisation is in existence 52 years and has developed and grown to provide a full range of high-quality services in Mid/South Kildare, East Offaly, West Wicklow and North East Carlow. We work with each individual who uses the service to support them to develop their skills and abilities so that they can live the life of their choice.
KARE strives for continuous improvement and best practice in all it does. The organisation is accredited at European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Recognised for Excellence 5-star level and are the 2016 EFQM Ireland Excellence Award winners.