US Coalition of Irish Emigrants – Accessing Home Care for Elderly Relatives in Ireland

05/11/2015

David McKone Managing Director Right at Home Ireland spoke recently to The US Coalition of Irish Immigrant Centers on the topic “Navigating the Irish Home Care System”.

Many ex pats are trying to arrange for Home Care from a distance for their elderly relatives. This may be quite a daunting prospect to traverse the Irish Home Care system however there are resources available which can help you with this.

David brief including some of the services available both private and voluntary that people can access

Including

Private Care Home & Community Care Ireland – Association of Home Care Providers in Ireland

www.hcci.ie

The Health Service Executive – Local Health Office, Home Care Packages and Public Health Nursing Service

HSE Primary Care Networks

Advocacy Groups – Who may act on behalf of the elderly

http://www.thirdageireland.ie/sage

http://www.alone.ie

http://www.ageaction.ie

For additional information David can be contacted at dmckone@rightathome.ie