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We have qualified and trained (FAS level 5)Carer who will provide you with 24/7 care in nursing, care and home settings. We also have trained Occupational Therapists who will perform home assessments for you. Besides that, they will also advise you regarding home modifications as per the report of the qualified Professional Disability Specialist. Our services include assessments such as:

  • Functional skill assessment
  • Memory skill assessment
  • Driving skill assessment
  • Mobility skill assessment
  • Communication skill assessment
  • Indoor out door access skill assessment
  • Learning skill assessment
  • Cognitive skill assessment
  • Biblio Therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiothaerapy
  • Aroma therapy
  • Speech therapy

Useful Contacts

Community Services Available in Ireland
  • Active Retirement Ireland
    Active Retirement Ireland (ARI) is a national membership organisation that aims to enable older people to lead a full, happy and healthy life through a range of opportunities organised by local older people themselves through local Active Retirement Associations.
    Website: http://www.activeirl.ie

  • Age Action Care and Repair Programme
    The programme, developed by Age Action Ireland, currently operates on a pilot basis in Dublin (in postal districts Dublin 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 12) and in Galway City.
    Phone: 01-4756989

  • Age Action Ireland
    Age Action Ireland is the national independent organisation on ageing and older people.
    Website: http://www.ageaction.ie
    Phone: 01 4756989

  • Age And Opportunity
    Age & Opportunity is the Irish national agency working to:
    Challenge negative attitudes to ageing and older people. Promote the participation of older people in all areas of society, and to encourage understanding between the generations. Our major areas of work are: the arts, health, physical activity, education and the media.
    Website:
    http://www.olderinireland.ie
    Tel: 01 805 7709

  • Alone
    ALONE was founded in 1977 by a Dublin fireman, Willie Bermingham. In the course of his work Willie frequently came across abandoned and neglected old people living in squalid conditions. He was so outraged by the incident of an old man crawling in to a packing case to die on his own that he set up the ALONE organisation.
    Website: http://www.alone.ie
    Tel: 01 679 1032

  • Care Alliance Ireland
    Care Alliance Ireland is the National Network of Voluntary Organisations supporting family carers.
    Website: http://www.carealliance.ie
    Tel: 01 874 7776

  • Care for the Elderly
    Care for the Elderly is a family run business, founded in 1988. Our aim is to supporting independence, dedicated to Wellbeing. Whatever your individual needs are, from companionship, meal preparation and assistance with personal hygiene to dementia care, Alzheimer's care and Parkinson's care - we are here to help you.
    We have a wealth of experience caring for families in the greater Dublin area, providing home care services ranging from 2 hours per day to full time care
    Website: http://www.carefortheelderly.ie
    Tel: 01 6623423

  • Crosscare's Care Local
    Our services for older people promote for the care and welfare of older people living alone in Dublin and aim to improve the quality of life for older people, particularly those who are most disadvantaged and vulnerable through services, activities and advocacy. These services include:
    Website: http://www.carelocal.ie
    Tel: (01) 836 0011

  • Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
    Our mission is to promote excellence in all aspects of dementia care in Ireland. To this end the Centre aims to promote an awareness of dementia, establish and maintain a database on dementia services in Ireland, provide education and training to practitioners working in the field and conduct and support local and international research and evaluation.
    Website: http://www.dementia.ie
    Phone: 01 4162035

  • Energy Action
    Energy Action Ltd is an Irish Registered Charity established in 1988, with the core objective of alleviating fuel poverty in Dublin by provision of insulation in the homes of older people.
    Website: http://www.energyaction.ie
    Tel: 01 454 5464

  • Friends Of The Elderly
    Friends Of The Elderly aims to combat loneliness of elderly people by providing friendship, social contact and opportunities for involvement in community activities and helping them become more fully integrated in their own communities.
    Website: http://www.friendsoftheelderly.ie
    Phone: (01) 873 185

  • HOMELink Many people who are vulnerable or who live alone are often distracted by the fear of crime, vandalism, harassment and above all isolation. HOMELink is a FREE, confidential and comprehensive telephone support service designed to respond to the social difficulties that people may experience when living alone.
    Friendly Call Service: (01) 2014473

  • IndependentAge
    IndependentAge is an established charity that helps older people on low incomes to live with independence and dignity in later years.
    Website: http://www.independentage.ie
    Phone: 051 399 989

  • Irish Association of Older People (IAOP)
    The Irish Association of Older People advocates and supports active participation of older people in social, economic, cultural and spiritual life at local, national and European level.
    Website: http://www.olderpeople.ie
    Phone: 01 214 0737

  • Irish Senior Citizens Parliament
    The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament is a National Organisation of Older People. The Parliament is organised on a non-sectarian / non-political basis.
    Website: http://www.seniors.ie
    Tel: 01 856 1243

  • National Council on Ageing and Older People
    The National Council on Ageing and Older People was established in Ireland on 19 March 1997, in succession to the National Council for the Elderly (January 1990 to March 1997) and the National Council for the Aged (June 1981 to January 1990).
    Website: http://www.ncaop.ie

  • Older and Bolder
    Older and Bolder is an alliance of seven non-governmental organisations in the ageing sector in Ireland. The member organisations are: Active Retirement Ireland, Age and Opportunity, Alzheimer Society of Ireland, the Carers Association, the Irish Hospice Foundation, the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament and the Senior Helpline.
    Website: http://www.olderandbolder.ie
    Telephone: 01 8783623

  • Older Women's Network - OWN
    OWN aims to identify common interests amongst older women and to challenge stereotypical perceptions of older women. It works to encourage talent and help older women to be more assertive. Website: http://www.ownireland.ie

  • Senior Help Line
    The Senior Help Line - launched in Summerhill, Co. Meath in February 1998 - provides opportunities for older people to talk to someone of their own age group for the price of a local call from anywhere in Ireland. Callers can talk to one of the older volunteers and all calls are taken in the strictest confidence.
    Website: http://www.seniorhelpline.ie
    Tel: 1850 440 444

  • Third Age - Summerhill Active Retirement Association
    In 1988 the Summerhill Active Retirement Group was established in response to the lack of facilities available to many members of the older community. This was the brainchild of Mary Nally, who from her first-hand experience of nursing older people at St. Joseph's Hospital in Trim, Co. Meath, was well aware of the negative health implications of lack of activities and isolation on older people. An approach to the older people in the village was met with great enthusiasm and support.
    Website: http://www.thirdageireland.ie
    Tel: (046) 955 7766

  • Dublin City Council
    Community Development Section
    Block 1
    Upper Ground Floor
    Civic Offices
    Wood Quay
    Dublin 8
    Tel: (01) 222 3411.

  • Grace Maguire, Assistant Community Development Officer.
    • provide a wide range of welfare and care in the community activities, including services to aimed at the elderly and disabled across South County Dublin 01 4515911
    • Older Persons Focus Group
    c/o Forum Co-ordinator
    Dublin Community Forum
    Block 4, Floor 1>
    Civic Offices
    Wood Quay
    Dublin 8
    Tel: 01 222 325


    There may be other services available in your Local Area, ask at your local health centre, community group or citizens advice for more information.
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