Homecare Blog

Making your home dementia friendly

Ed CrottyUncategorized

There are lots of low-cost changes you can make to your home if you or a loved-one is living with Dementia.  Below are some general tips for making your home dementia friendly that you will hopefully find useful: Use daylight … Read More

Doorstep security for Older People

Ed CrottyUncategorized

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

Ed CrottyUncategorized

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

Ed CrottyUncategorized

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

Ed CrottyUncategorized

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

Ed CrottyUncategorized

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

Ed CrottyUncategorized

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

Ed CrottyUncategorized

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