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About Us

Hello my name is Laverne McGuinness and I am the CEO of the Talbot Group, leading providers of services for adults with an intellectual disability.

Here at the Talbot Group we are a team of caring and compassionate professionals who are dedicated to supporting our service users and residents. Our aim is to provide the highest quality of care and support to those using our services to enable them to have the very best life they can and to maximise their independence.

Our extensive multidisciplinary team provides a range of tailor-made interventions to our service users and residents  which are based on our Positive Behaviour Support approach.   

The Talbot Group has many years experience in providing residential and day services for adults with an intellectual disability, autism, acquired brain injury and who also may have other complex needs including mental health difficulties.  The service we provide is Person Centred with a commitment to enable our residents and service users to live as independently as possible.

We place great emphasis on developing the skills of residents and ensuring that they have an array of opportunities for socialising, skills development further, education and we support our residents to integrate and participate in the communities they are living in.

As well as Day Services, we also provide residential respite services for adults 18 years and upwards.  We understand how important  respite breaks are for both families and service users.

At the Talbot Group we care about our service users and value our staff. We ensure our staff are trained to the highest standard so that we can achieve the best outcome for our service users and residents.

Thank you for visiting our website.

If you would like further information on any aspect of the services we provide please contact us on 01 8412660 or email

Laverne McGuinness

Chief Executive Officer, Talbot Group


Mission, Vision, Values

Our Services are provided in line with the Talbot Group Mission, Vision and Values.