Caremark News

Find out the latest Caremark news in relation to homecare in Ireland, care workers training and Caremark events.

Ways that carers can benefit from respite care

Home care services are often available for carers in Ireland, to solve emergency situations or help ensure carers get long or short-term breaks away from the person they care for. There are lots of benefits associated with respite care for carers and this can be one...

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Easing Hospital to Home Transitions for Elderly People

Older adults who had just been discharged from hospital may feel stressed when returning to their life at home. They may feel afraid about the risks it entails, especially because they were used to being dependent on hospital staff. As such, it would be helpful to get...

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Tips to Effectively Communicate with Older People

People can experience communication difficulties as we age, caused by sensory deterioration. Hearing impairment, brain lesion, declining memory and poor vision can often create barriers in communication. However, these hindrances can be overcome with some effort and...

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How to Care for People With Dementia

Providing care for people with dementia can be physically and emotionally challenging. You need to have enough knowledge about the condition and a positive attitude to improve the care you provide. It takes a lot of patience, compassion and understanding to support...

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Understanding Children With Special Needs

‘Special needs’ is an umbrella term that refers to an array of diagnoses and disabilities. It is used to identify mental, physical or psychological disabilities that affect a person’s function and behaviour. Children with disabilities may have a mild learning...

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Staying Safe and Warm at Home During the Cold Weather

As the winter season kicks in, more people start to get sick. Aside from the fact that it is the time when colds, sore throats and flu are at their peak, the human immune system also gets compromised by the sudden drop in temperature, making it too weak to fight off...

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Tips For Recovering And Staying Well After A Heart Attack

If you have recently survived a heart attack, it may take time before you go back to your daily routine. You need to take some rest and make lifestyle changes to allow yourself to completely heal and recover. You may also need to ask for assistance during this time....

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Top Tips To Help Parents Care For Their Child With Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental condition that affects how a person communicates and interacts with other people. Children with autism need proper support and care to overcome their challenges and to lead fulfilling lives. Here are some...

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5 Ways to Promote Independence in Adults with Disabilities

Typically, we define independence as living in a home of your own and working to pay for your own living expenses. However, this may be a little different for adults with a disability. The UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disability defines independence for...

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Tips To Care For Someone With Dementia At Home

Dementia is due to certain diseases that affect the brain, resulting in a progressive loss of mental function. Over the course of time, all types of dementia will eventually lead to memory loss, personality and behavioural changes, loss of reasoning and judgment as...

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Top Tips to Help Children with Learning Disabilities

Every child has a unique range of abilities and skill levels. Some children excel in class whilst some face difficulty when it comes to learning and using certain skills. Learning disability is a general term that describes a specific kind of learning problems. Some...

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A Guide To Caring For Elderly Parents

There will come a time when our parents struggle to do the simple daily activities that they used to do. Some aging parents find it a difficult pill to swallow but growing old is something we are not in control of. As their children, we need to prepare and help them...

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Signs That Your Loved One Is Ready For Professional Home Care

It is not uncommon for older people today to live active lives. However, whilst there are older individuals who manage to remain independent in their 80s, there will eventually come a time when everyday tasks such as cooking, doing chores or bathing become...

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How to Choose a Home Care Provider

For most of our elderly loved ones, the homes in which they live hold so many sentiments as well as physical and emotional investments that leaving all of that behind in favour of a new, sometimes radically different environment holds little to no appeal. This is...

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Reasons for Choosing Home Care for Elderly Loved Ones

It can be quite difficult for many of us to see our elderly loved ones succumb to the effects of old age. Whilst it is true that not all of us have the capacity to provide elderly care 24/7 ourselves,a nursing home is not the only option. Given the kind of medical...

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Top Tips to Introduce Home Care To Your Loved Ones

Noticing that loved ones have started to become less independent and more reliant on you can be a tough time. You generally want to keep your thoughts to yourself to avoid confrontation, but at the same time, you know that it can’t continue like this and you need to...

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The Importance Of Respite Care For Family Carers

Many people are carers for family members including parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and even siblings. Caring for a family member can be rewarding and reassure you that they are getting the care they need. However, it can also be exhausting for both you and...

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TD Regina Doherty joins Caremark to launch New Ashbourne Office

Caremark officially launched its latest office on Friday 1st December 2017. This latest office based in Ashbourne, will provide Care and Support to the community throughout Meath and Louth. Regina Doherty T. D. was delighted to be present at the launch, and welcomed...

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Care Support Workers Complete QQI Assessments

Congratulations to our Care Support Workers Danielle Saggiarotto (Churchtown) and Mufuliat Alimim (Dublin North Office) who successfully completed their QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person and Care Skills assessments on Saturday 01st October...

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Caremark approved as a Home Care Provider for HSE

Caremark approved as a Home Care Provider for HSE Older Persons Services for next two years. Caremark has worked with various HSE departments in the provision of care and support in the home and community since 2007. We work with all ages and...

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Patient Moving and Handling Training – Dublin North Team

As part of Caremark's ongoing commitment to delivering and updating our care support workers training ensuring highest quality of care delivered to our clients.  Dublin North Office team are training in hoist care and health & safety skills...

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Dublin South Office – Bank of Ireland Enterprise Week

As part of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Week 15th – 22nd May 2015, Anne Cassin Managing Director of the Dublin South Office provided a Caremark Information Service at Bank of Ireland Blackrock Tuesday 19th May. Anne had a great response to...

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Caremark Dublin South East – Community Event

Caremark Dublin South East Office attended an event in the Nutgrove Shopping Centre on Friday 15th May 2015 promoting home care services in their local community. Rafaela Gaina Care Manager quotes “Our presence at this event was a great success...

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