Our Approach

Everything we do is guided by the COPE Galway Approach to help us achieve our vision of a community where every person is valued, cared for and supported at every stage of life.

The COPE Galway Approach is built on:


Deep listening, storytelling, learning, developing, openness, connections.


Valuing the whole person, empowering, trusting, believing in the potential of others, drawing on strengths and abilities.


Quality, professionalism, making an impact, challenging ourselves, continuous improvement.

Our assets-based and person-centred approach recognises that each person has attributes and strengths that can make positive differences in their own lives. We achieve results for the people we work with because of our approach.

Strong Human Relationships.




 Learning Organisation.

Without Judgement.

With Hope.

Empowering People.



High Standards of Quality.