Who does Care At Home Services help?
Care At Home Services provide high quality Home Care and Support to people living at home, who may need additional help in achieving safe independent living.
- Disabled persons
- Palliative care
- People living with memory deficits
- Older People experiencing difficulties coping with care needs
- Household chores, loneliness or isolation
- People with Physical or Intellectual disabilities
- Alzheimer’s disease / memory deficits
- Families in need of respite care
- Post hospital / Nursing home discharge
- People requiring convalescence care
Senior Care – Care of the Elderly at Home
Research tells us we are living longer and in Ireland today the number of older people is growing and the growth is particularly fast in the 80+ age group. In addition, to this those people living alone is expected to increase dramatically in the next 20 years.
A move towards home care is increasing in Ireland with many older people opting for this type of home care Service. The care required to maintain independent living can be as little as 1-2 hours a day. Home care service can provide families and clients a like with peace of mind within the home.
A home care assistant visiting twice a day to help with both personal care , meal preparation, light house work and importantly a chat and a cup of tea can help to achieve this goal an elderly person.
Care needs can vary enormously between individuals, and we at Care at Home pride ourselves in supporting families in achieving a balance approach, helping where appropriate and necessary while promoting Independence at the same time.
The use of adaptive home care equipment in care for the elderly has grown enormously in Ireland in recent years. All of Care-At-Home`s care staff are fully trained & experienced in the use of such aids. However, our In House Occupational Therapist Fiona Edwards is always at hand to provide additional support and training where it is required.
Home care workers are not qualified nurses and therefore, are unable to assist with wound dressings, medicine administration or clinical procedures in the home. However, we do pride ourselves in ensuring close scrutiny of our clients, we have rigorous reporting channels in place if the clients health & well being changes.