Homecare Blog

Homecare Blog

HSE funded Respite Care in Dun Laoghaire Area

Respite Care for Older People  is a resource that provides a temporary break for a family or an informal carer.   If you or your family member is in receipt of a Home Care Package funded by the HSE, then you … Read More

Doorstep security for Older People

Doorstep security is about protecting yourself against people calling to your door with criminal or abusive intentions.   ‘Bogus callers’, ‘rogue traders’ or ‘distraction burglars’ can be male, female, old or young, and may come individually or in a group. By … Read More

TILDA study proves you are as old as you feel

The Irish LongituDinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) is a large-scale, nationally representative, longitudinal study on ageing in Ireland. TILDA collects information on all aspects of health, economic and social circumstances from people aged 50 and over in a series of … Read More

Talk on Fair Deal and Homecare in Milltown

Talk on Fair Deal and Homecare in Milltown: Our latest Fair Deal seminar took place in Milltown Parish Centre last night, Thursday 28 January 2016.  A crowd of around 60 attendees listened first to an explanation of the Fair Deal … Read More

Carers’ Christmas get-together

We held a very successful get-together for our Carers in the Talbot Hotel, formerly the Stillorgan Park Hotel, on Thursday 10th December.  Guests were greeted with a glass of Prosecco, followed by afternoon tea.  Presentations were made to Carers: a … Read More

Good Nutrition for the Older Person

The Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute provide a range of nutrition advice for people of all ages, including Older People. Their website can be found here. Below is an article from that website on Good Nutrition for Older people: Eating … Read More

Third Age Ireland

Third Age is a national voluntary organisation celebrating the third age in life when people may no longer be in paid employment, but can remain healthy, fulfilled and continue to contribute to society. Third Age is part of the Active … Read More

Enduring Power of Attorney Seminar – Dalkey

Heritage Homecare, in conjunction with Shiel Solicitors, ran a very well-attended Seminar on Enduring Power of Attorney in Our Lady’s Hall, Dalkey on 21 September last.  Attendees were welcomed by Ed Crotty, Managing Director of Heritage Homecare, who introduced the … Read More

Ageing with Confidence Programme

The Ageing with Confidence Programme is a health promotion programme designed for older people by Age and Opportunity.  Age and Opportunity is the national organisation that inspires everyone to reach their full potential as they age.  They work with public … Read More

Alzheimer Society “First steps after diagnosis” brochure

The Irish Dementia Working Group, in conjunction with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, has published a useful booklet entitled “I have dementia … first steps after diagnosis”.  The booklet is for people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another … Read More