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Caranua publications

All Caranua publications can be downloaded from this page.

Information on the application process

You can download short information documents here on parts of our application process

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Applying for Services - Everything you need to know about applying for support from Caranua

You can download the Applying for Services booklet here. This is the version updated in June 2016.

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Application forms

The link to fill out Application Form Part 1 online is available here, or you can download it and send it to us.

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Baseline Study of the Level of Awareness amongst Public Service Providers of the Effects of Institutional Abuse on the Individuals who experienced it

In 2014 Caranua commissioned a study on the level of awareness among Public Service Providers of the effects of institutional abuse on the Individuals who experienced it.

This report is available to download in summary and full version here.

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Socio-economic Mapping of Place of Living of Survivors of Institutional Residential Care in Ireland

In 2015 Caranua commissioned a study on the socio-economic mapping of place of living of survivors of Institutional Residential Care in Ireland. This report is available to download here.

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Estimated Survival and Additional Years of Life Expected among Registrants to the Residential Institutions Redress Board (RIRB)

In 2016 Caranua commissioned a study to estimate the current likely size of the population of those who, as children experienced abuse in institutions managed by religious congregations and who have received awards of compensation through the Residential Institutions Redress Board. This report is available to download here.

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Invitation to Tender Independent Review of the Implementation of new service criteria

Caranua is an independent State body established in 2013, by the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act, (RISF) 2012 to manage a Fund for survivors of institutional abuse. In June 2016 it introduced changes to its services and criteria and now wishes to contract an independent review of these changes and their implementation.  The broad purpose of this independent review is to assess the success of the changes introduced in June 2016.  

Please note that proposals should be submitted by email by 5.00 p.m. Friday 28th July to: laoisebarrett@caranua.ie 

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Caranua Strategic Plan 2017-2019

This plan covers the three years from 2017 to 2019

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Residential Institutions Statutory Fund [Private Members] Motion 24th May 2017

This is the transcript of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund [Private Members] Motion 24th May 2017

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Appearance of Caranua before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on Tuesday 30th May 2017

This is a transcript of the appearance of Caranua before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills

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Appearance of Caranua before the Committee of Public Accounts to discuss the Caranua Financial Statements 2014 and 2015 on 13 April 2017

This is a transcript of the appearance of Caranua before the Committee of Public Accounts on 13 April 2017

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Quality Audit of Caranua’s Case Management System for Consistency & Accuracy of Data

Caranua commissioned Treacy Consulting to conduct a Quality Audit of the Case Management System for Consistency & Accuracy of Data in August 2015

This summary discussion document is available to download here.

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Funeral Costs Research

Caranua commissioned Treacy Consulting to examine the cost of including funeral costs to the list of interventions covered by the remit of the Fund

This research document is available to download here.

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    Funeral Costs Research
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    Caranua commissioned Treacy Consulting to examine the cost of including funeral costs to the list of interventions covered by the remit of the Fund
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Process and Procedures: Institution Residential Statutory Board

Caranua commissioned a discussion document from Maureen Lynott on process and procedures

This discussion document is available to download here.

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RISF Provision of Services

Caranua commissioned this discussion document in 2013 to assess services that are publicly available to former residents who live in Ireland

This discussion document is available to download here.

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    RISF Provision of Services
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    Caranua commissioned this discussion document to assess services that are publicly available to former residents who live in Ireland
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Model of unit costs to provide a financial model and budget of projected expenditure

Caranua commissioned a discussion document in 2013 from Treacy Consulting to provide a financial model and budget of projected expenditure

This discussion document is available to download in here.

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Equity issues in access to health services in Ireland 2014

This is a document commissioned by Caranua on the equity issues in access to health services in Ireland in 2014

This discussion document is available to download here.

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Caranua Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Internal Controls Review 2014 Payments Process and Systems

Caranua commissioned this report in 2014 from Crowleys DFK to review payments procedures

This document is available to download here.

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Caranua Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Review of Financial Reporting Framework and Systems

In 2014 Caranua commissioned a review of the financial reporting framework and systems at Caranua

This report is available to download in summary and full version here.

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Matters that relate to the effective distribution of funds in accordance with the terms of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act 2012

Caranua commissioned a discussion document from Ciara Murray in 2013 on the effective distribution of funds in accordance with the terms of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act 2012

This summary discussion document is available to download here.

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Oireachtas Debates on the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Bill 2012

This is a summary of the Oireachtas debates when the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Bill 2012 went through the House of the Oireachtas

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Annual Report

The Caranua Annual Reports can be downloaded here

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