Alzheimer’s and dementia are very common in Ireland. It is estimated that there 55,000 people currently live with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of Dementia in Ireland today. The consensus from policy makers is that individuals fair better if facilitated to remain in their own familiar home environments for as long as is safe and practicable.
We understand that everyone’s experience with dementia is individual and unique and our person-centred care services respect and honour this, recognizing each person’s own history, personality, needs and wishes. We take the time and make the effort to get to really know the person as an individual. We offer the person with dementia choices within their ability to choose.
Our care workers have specific experience and training to understand the particular challenges faced by our clients affected with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Our staff are trained in particular strategies of purposeful distraction, anxiety reduction and meaningful involvement to encourage clients and to facilitate everyday tasks of personal care, mealtimes and nutrition, medication management and fostering general well-being.
All of the services are tailored to meet the needs of each individual and our care services are available from as little as an hour a week right through to 24/7 care at home. Some of the home care services we offer clients with Alzheimer’s or Dementia include:
Assistance With Personal Care
Assistance with shopping, appointments and recreational activities
Meal preparation and light housework
Short term respite at home to allow the family carers some free time.
High dependency care at home
We also offer a Back Up Care Service. By registering for our back up service, it can provide you with peace of mind, that should you get sick or need to attend an appointment or take a break we can step in and provide reliable, professional care. It is free to register for your back up care service and once registered there is no obligation to avail of the service