This month Applewood Homecare are promoting Palliative Care Week 9 to 15 September 2018 : Palliative Care, Because Every Moment Matters which is to raise awareness & understanding of palliative care with the public.  2018 is the centenary of the birth of Dame Cicely Saunders...

Initiating Care At home - Insights from a Recent Client Survey Applewood Homecare’s recent client survey provides great insights into the lived experience of initiating care at home.   As their health declines, clients and their loved ones find it difficult to know how best to proceed in...

We Have Moved to a New Office It’s been a very busy few months in Applewood Homecare, and we are delighted to be finally fully moved into our new office in the heart of Terenure at 140 Terenure Road North. This exciting new development means we...

June 2016 Applewood Homecare read with interest the recent reports from the Alzheimer’s Prevention Programme in the Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles that uses lifestyle planning and innovative neurological interventions to detect and treat Alzheimer’s earlier. They are currently conducting an 18-month clinical lifestyle intervention study, examining...

May 2016 Applewood Homecare staff are promoting community activities forming part of the Bealtaine 2016 festival this month – the theme this year Iconic Citizens - celebrating citizens of the Irish State. There are so many events on from Arts & Crafts, Theatre, Writing, Music, Cinema...

April 2016 Applewood Homecare Staff suggested the topic this month: Embrace the fact that Spring has finally Sprung! Bring some colour into your lives and those of your loved ones with a spruce up of the garden. For the indoor environment it is amazing the transformation...

March 2016 ‘Elder Awareness’ has taken a decidedly strange turn this month with the ESRI report investigating the housing shortage in Ireland. The media has picked up on an element in the report where a possible solution to improve the situation would be if older people...

February 2016 Happy February from all at Applewood Homecare – we made it through January and Spring is in the air if the plants are to be believed! Election fever is high on the media agenda and an interesting report on the power of the grey...

January 2016 Best Wishes for New Year 2016 from everyone at Applewood Homecare. It promises to be a great year for events and socialising in the community with the 1916 commemorations promising something for everyone. We are really looking forward to the coming year and are delighted...

November 2015 Applewood Homecare are delighted to learn of the new joint initiative involving Trinity College Dublin and University of California San Francisco aimed at tackling the growing dementia epidemic. This ‘Brain Health Institute’ initiative which is sponsored by Atlantic Philanthropies involves the training of hundreds...