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Four benefits of home healthcare for the elderly

Four benefits of home healthcare for the elderly

While care homes provide a host of benefits to those who require care, there are some instances where providing help for the elderly at home can be the best possible solution for the individual. In this article, we explore the four key benefits to keeping your elderly...

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Field Care Supervisor Vacancy – Meath/Louth office

Field Care Supervisor Vacancy – Meath/Louth office

We are currently recruiting for a full time (40 hours) Field Care Supervisor for our office in Ashbourne (covering counties Meath and Louth) JOB DESCRIPTION: The field care supervisor will be responsible for implementing field based quality control systems and...

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Securing quality home care for the elderly in Ireland

Securing quality home care for the elderly in Ireland

With so many scarey stories floating around about the poor quality of homes or home health care for older people, finding a service provider that cares and delivers first-class care at affordable prices has never been more important. The tradition of the family in...

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Easing loneliness in elderly people

Easing loneliness in elderly people

Home care services can help the elderly feel more comfortable than in a hospital environment, but this doesn't always help their mental state. Being alone for hours on end is a breeding ground for depressive feelings, so it's important that loneliness is combatted in...

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Who cares for the carers in society?

Who cares for the carers in society?

It's long been recognised that the demand's of Ireland's ageing population and higher numbers of people with registered disabilities can place huge responsibilities on carers The government has pursued a policy of keeping the elderly within their own homes...

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Ways that carers can benefit from respite care

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

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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How to Deal with Loss of Appetite in an Elderly or Loved One

How to Deal with Loss of Appetite in an Elderly or Loved One

When providing elderly care, a balanced diet is extremely important, enabling the elderly to enjoy their golden years with a strong and healthy body. Eating healthy foods can also help individuals recover from certain medical conditions they may be experiencing....

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Tips to Effectively Communicate with Older People

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

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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Provide Right Support For Adults With Acquired Brain Injury

Provide Right Support For Adults With Acquired Brain Injury

Acquired brain injury (ABI) refers to brain damage that has occurred after birth. It may be caused by a traumatic head injury, stroke, brain tumour, poisoning, infection and substance abuse. People with acquired brain injury can experience issues associated with...

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Understanding Children With Special Needs

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

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

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

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

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

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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Caregivers Should Know After A Loved One Has Had A Stroke

Caregivers Should Know After A Loved One Has Had A Stroke

A stroke happens when a blood clot disrupts the blood flow to the brain which may result in brain damage and even permanent disability. This condition can dramatically affect someone’s life and the recovery process varies from person to person. If you are caring for...

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Top Tips to Help Children with Learning Disabilities

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

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 Your Loved One Is Ready For Professional Home Care

Signs 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

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

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

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

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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Care and Support Worker Vacancies

Care and Support Worker Vacancies

Care and Support Workers required urgently for North County Dublin (Naul, Swords, Lusk and Rush), Ashbourne, Co. Meath.(and surrounding areas). Please send your CV to info@caremark.ie to apply or for more information

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Care and Support Worker Vacancies with Caremark

Care and Support Worker Vacancies with Caremark

Caremark are currently recruiting Care and Support Workers in the following areas: Throughout Dublin City and County Meath Kildare Wicklow Cork Galway JOB DESCRIPTION: Care and Support Workers required to provide Home Care and Support to service users who wish to...

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Care and Support Workers for North Co. Dublin and Meath

Care and Support Workers for North Co. Dublin and Meath

Care and Support Workers required urgently for North County Dublin (Naul, Swords, Lusk and Rush) and Ashbourne, Co. Meath. JOB DESCRIPTION: Care and Support Workers required to provide Home Care and Support to service users who wish to remain in their own homes...

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TD Regina Doherty joins Caremark to launch Ashbourne Office

TD Regina Doherty joins Caremark to launch 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 and Support Workers Needed in Kildare/West Wicklow

Care and Support Workers Needed in Kildare/West Wicklow

Care and Support Workers Needed in Kildare/West Wicklow Caremark – Kildare/West Wicklow The role will involve assisting the clients with activities of daily living such as companionship, personal care, medication reminders, light housekeeping and light meal...

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Care and Support Workers Needed in Dublin 8/10/12/20/22 & 24

Care and Support Workers Needed in Dublin 8/10/12/20/22 & 24

Care and Support Workers Needed in Dublin 8/10/12/20/22 & 24 Caremark Dublin West – Dublin West, County Dublin The role will involve assisting the clients with activities of daily living such as companionship, personal care, medication reminders, light...

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Full time Field Care Supervisor required for Dublin North

Full time Field Care Supervisor required for Dublin North

We are currently recruiting for a full time (40 hours) Field Care Supervisor for our office in Glasnevin (covering Dublin North City and County) JOB DESCRIPTION: The field care supervisor will be responsible for implementing field based quality control...

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Care and Support Workers required for areas of Dublin North

Care and Support Workers required for areas of Dublin North

Care and Support Workers required for all Dublin North areas including Blanchardstown, Finglas, Glasnevin, Drumcondra, Whitehall, Santry, Coolock, Artane, Beaumont, Donaghmede, Claie Hall, Sutton, Malahide, Raheny, Swords, Donabate, Rush, Lusk & Skerries....

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Caremark Cork require Care and Support Workers for Midleton

Caremark Cork require Care and Support Workers for Midleton

Caremark (Cork) is recruiting Care and Support Workers with Intellectual Disability experience in Midleton and surrounding areas. We require dependable, caring, and flexible individuals, who are qualified and experienced providing care for people with physical and...

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Care and Support Workers required – Cork City

Care and Support Workers required – Cork City

Caremark (Cork) are recruiting Care & Support Workers in the following areas - Douglas, Rochestown, Mahon, Greenmount, Togher Wilton, Bishopstown. Job Type: Part-time Job Location: Douglas, Rochestown, Mahon, Greenmount, Togher Wilton, Bishopstown areas. Caremark...

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Caremark celebrates International Women’s Day in style!

International Women's Day was celebrated in style at Caremark (Dublin North) recently, with a number of events arranged for all care and support workers to mark the big day, and to highlight the hard work and dedication of Caremark's female...

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Care and Support Workers required for Ashbourne/Ratoath

Care and Support Workers required for Ashbourne/Ratoath

Caremark is currently recruiting for Care and Support Workers in Ashbourne, Ratoath and surrounding areas. JOB DESCRIPTION: Care and Support Workers are invited to apply for positions onto a panel that will be available to provide Home Care and...

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Care Support Workers – Dublin South Area

Job Description: Care and Support workers are invited to apply for positions onto a panel that will be available to provide home care and support to service users who wish to remain in their own homes regardless of age, disability, illness or...

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Care Support Worker – Support Children with Autism Dublin

Caremark is currently recruiting for Care and Support Workers with experience of working with children/young people with autism.  Positions available in North Dublin. JOB DESCRIPTION: Care and Support Workers are invited to apply for positions...

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Dublin North Office – Call Operatives

Caremark Dublin North office are recruiting for 2 office based call centre operatives.  Shifts would be 17.00 to 23.00 Monday to Sunday.  Must have excellent communication and IT skills with professional experience in a busy call centre...

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Urgent Floating Contracted Carers Required -Dublin Southside

Caremark Dublin South Office are currently recruiting for care support workers.  We are looking for carers to work for HSE contracts for Older Persons in the areas of Blackrock, Ballybrack and Mount Merrion areas.  If you have experience with...

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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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Care and Support Workers Various Locations

Caremark is currently recruiting for Care and Support workers in the following areas: Dublin City and County Kildare Wicklow Galway - specifically Connemara Mayo Roscommon Cork - specifically Cork City Kerry Job Description: Care and Support...

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Part Time Care Coordinator – Churchtown Office

Caremark Dublin South office based in Churchtown are currently recruiting for a part-time Care Coordinator.  The care coordinator will be responsible for ensuring all service user visits are allocated, to recruit suitable care and support...

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Caremark approved as a Home Care Provider for HSE

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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Part-Time Field Care Supervisor – Dublin North Office

Caremark Dublin North Office based in Glasnevin are currently recruiting for a part time Field Care Supervisor. You will be responsible for managing all field based quality control systems and providing support to a team of care support workers...

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Dublin North Recruiting Care Support Workers

Caremark Dublin North are recruiting care support workers in Skerries, Rush, Lusk, Swords and Donabate areas for Older Person Packages.  The successful candidates will have Fetac/QQI in any Level 5 Healthcare award, ideally Care of the Older...

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Field Care Supervisor Roles Dublin South Office

We are currently recruiting for a full time and a part time Senior Field Care Supervisor for our office in Churchtown, Dublin 14. JOB DESCRIPTION: The field care supervisor will be responsible for managing all field based quality control...

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Dublin North Office Recruiting Care Workers

Our Dublin North Office are currently recruiting care support workers. There are a number of shifts including block hours for Lusk & Rush supporting children with autism.  Palliative and Disability packages in the Swords area and Older...

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Care Support Workers Required – Exp with Autism Essential

Care and Support Workers – Experience of working with Autism Essential Caremark is currently recruiting for Care and Support Workers with experience of working with children/young people with Autism.  Positions available throughout Dublin. JOB...

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Floating Care Support Worker Dublin South

Caremark Dublin South Office are recruiting a floating care support worker.  Guaranteed 20 hours over 3 days, Friday, Saturday & Sunday including millage covering the Dublin South Area. You must have practical care experience with both male...

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Care Manager required – Galway

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for daily management of a dynamic care team including office and line management staff. To ensure quality control systems are in place, audit the service, actively strive for business growth and development, support...

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Care Manager required – Naas, Co. Kildare

Care Manager JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring the continued growth of the business whilst ensuring that the highest standards of care are maintained and in full compliance with all company policies and...

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