Caring for your senior relatives and friends this Christmas!

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly under way.  Traditionally a time for celebration and family, Christmas often has less cheerful connotations for the many seniors who are alone. According to ALONE, which supports older people in need in Ireland, 10% of people aged over 65 are at risk of poverty and 120,000 older people live … Continued

Waterford Hospice appoints new Chairperson

The Waterford Hospice Movement recently appointed Danette Connolly as the new Chairperson of the Board. Ms. Connolly, who is Director of Care with Home Instead Senior Care Waterford and Director of Training at the NAS Centre, has been a board member since June 2013.  Speaking of the appointment, Danette said “I am delighted to have … Continued

Stephen is Waterford’s CAREGiver of the Year

Stephen Cowman was announced as the overall winner of Waterford’s Home Instead Senior Care’s CAREGiver of the Year awards.  Stephen will now go on to represent Waterford in the national final which will take place at the Home Instead Senior Care National convention on Saturday, 5th October. A Waterford native, Stephen, who is relatively new … Continued

Home Instead Senior Care searches for Waterford’s CAREGiver of the Year

Danette Connolly, Director of Care with Home Instead Waterford, is delighted to announce that the nominations are in for the Home Instead Senior Care CAREGiver of the Year and the winner will be announced on Thursday, September, 5th. The overall winner will go on to represent Waterford in the national awards final which takes place … Continued

Home Instead launches Free Alzheimers’s Training Workshops

Dementia affects almost 44,000 people in Ireland and touches the lives of 50,000 carers and hundreds of thousands of family members. For every one person suffering from Alzheimer’s, there are a handful of people who help care for that individual.  Almost always, these friends and family members helping have no experience or training to care … Continued

Home Instead Senior Care addresses care concern issues

Home Instead Senior Care, a leading global provider of home care services for seniors, expressed its grave concern at the recent publication of complaints received by the HSE around the provision of home care services. A recent Irish Times article revealed that bad practice continues in the sector and examples of such unacceptable practice included … Continued

Home Instead Senior Care highlights “black economy” care concerns

Home Instead Senior Care, which provides home care services for our seniors, recently highlighted its concerns surrounding the growing “black economy” in the elderly care sector. With a rapidly expanding population of over 65s, senior care services have never been more in demand and this has lead to a culture of unregulated, uninsured and unvetted … Continued

Home Instead Senior Care awarded ISO certification

Home Instead Senior Care was recently awarded ISO certification which copper-fastens its commitment to quality care, customer service and continual improvement. ISO 9001, which is administered by the International Organisation for Standardisation, is recognised globally as the guideline for establishing and maintaining an effective quality management system for businesses in any sector. Since opening the … Continued

Home Instead Senior Care highlights tax relief on care choices

Home Instead Senior Care recently launched a series of senior home care packages which are subject to up to 41% tax relief. The home care packages, which range from morning “Rise and Shine”, to evening “Tucked In” through to “Active Night Service” packages, were formulated to provide optimum home care to seniors when they need … Continued