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The owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Galway has called on the Government to extend the Fair Deal nursing home scheme to be extended to allow it to cover the costs of home care.
Age Action has described the HSE service plan announced last week as very disappointing, saying it will do little to assist older people who need long-term care and support.
The healthcare sector in Ireland has witnessed significant changes in the past 10 years. Increased regulation now means carers and healthcare workers are required to obtain FETAC/QQI accredited courses to work in the care sector.
“Horrific” cases involving the abuse of elderly and vulnerable residents in some Irish nursing homes over the years have hammered home to families the importance of speaking out if concerns arise, according to the former chairperson of the HSE’s regional health forum, Galway Cllr Padraig Conneely.
Ireland’s biggest coffee morning takes place on Thursday September 18, and the Galway Hospice is asking Galwegians to “have a cuppa” in support of their local hospice.
The Midlands children’s outreach nursing service based at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar will benefit from the huge success of National Pyjama Day.
“The home care sector in Ireland is expected to care for an increasing number of older people as a result of the recent waiting list crisis for the Fair Deal Scheme,” says Jonathan Acton, general manager of Home Instead Senior Care in Westmeath.
Home Instead Senior Care, Ireland’s leading home care provider, has invested in a new recruitment campaign that uses traditional “matchmaking” skills to help create a compatible and lasting relationship between the professional care giver and the person he/she cares for.
Irish HomeCare, the independent, Irish, family-run home care providers are currently recruiting for care assistants across the county. The company has positions available for carers in the Athlone, Moate, Tyrellspass, Rocksfordbridge, Milltownpass, Kinnegad, Castletowngeoghan, Streamstown, Delven, Clonmellon, and Rathowen areas.
A new home care company, which prides itself on its kind and caring staff, was set up to meet the growing need to help people live independently at home.