Homecare Blog

Enduring Power of Attorney Seminar – Dalkey

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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

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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

Book recommendation: Ageing and Caring

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Professor Des O’Neill’s excellent book called Ageing and Caring – A guide for later life, is a great source of information for all older people, their families and carers.  Professor O’Neill is a Consultant Geriatrician at Tallaght Hospital, and is … Read More

Physiotherapy following an operation

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Older people often need physiotherapy following an operation or injury, or for a chronic muscular condition related to ageing. Surgical procedures for the older adult are becoming more common, particularly knee replacement and hip replacement operations, and physio is always … Read More

Friends of the Elderly

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Friends of the Elderly is a voluntary, non-denominational organisation that works to alleviate loneliness and isolation by providing friendship and social contact for the aged 65 and older population of Dublin. Visiting elderly people who feel alone is the most … Read More

Nursing Home versus Homecare Seminar Blackrock

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The second of our Seminars on Fair Deal and Homecare was held in the Parish Centre, St John the Baptist Church, Blackrock on Monday last, January 26th.  The seminar was arranged in conjunction with Belmont Nursing Home, Stillorgan.  The information … Read More

keeing warm at home

Keeping Warm at Home

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Keeping warm at home during the winter can be hard for anyone, but particularly for older people or those with a long-term illness.  The HSE has produced a useful information booklet called “Keep Well and Warm”, which includes the following … Read More