What problem did you address/are you addressing?
We found there was a complete lack of information available for families of victims of road traffic collisions.
What are your objectives?
We planned to write a guide for bereaved families titled - ‘Finding Your Way’, following the death or serious injury of a loved one in a road traffic collision’.
To get the information that families needed from all relevant stakeholders involved ie Garda, Ambulance Services, Coroner, DPP, Court Service ..bereavement support services etc
Arrange meetings with all relevant agencies and departments,
Describe the characteristics of your target audience
Families of victims, garda including garda Family Liaison Officers (FLO), solicitors, accident and Emergency Depts, funeral directors, doctors, libraries, support service agencies, DPP office, Coroners, etc.
How did you disseminate/are you disseminating results or how did you promote/are you promoting your initiative?
Distribute guides to garda family liaison officers and to families who ask for copies, ambulance services, road safety authority, bereaved support services, doctors and counselors and funeral directors
How did you evaluate/are you evaluating the success of your action?
Get testimonials for our guide. Received many to date from families in 2013 and 2014 and endorsements and testimonials from Ministers, TDs, Garda Commissioner, Road Safety Authority, TDs, Doctors, Family Liaison Officers etc…
Who carried/carries out the evaluation activities?
When did/will you carry out the evaluation?
Before, after and continuous monitoring
Please list the indicators you use to measure success
Feedback from families and Garda Family Liaison Officers.