Home Instead Senior Care is Ireland's trusted source of home care for seniors, allowing them to continue to be independent and live in their home for longer than otherwise possible.
Since 2005, the Home Instead Senior Care franchise network in Ireland has been devoted to providing the highest-quality senior home care. Compassionate Home Instead CAREGivers are an invaluable resource helping families eliminate worry, reduce stress and re-establish personal freedom.
From Alzheimer's and dementia support to respite care and companionship, Home Instead Senior Care and its 18 locally owned and operated offices are ready to help you through this difficult time.
Home Instead Senior Care was also the first home care organisation in Ireland to be a preferred provider for the Health Services Executive and the first to have a contract with them for the provision of enhanced home care services. It is also the ONLY home care provider to receive both the ISO 9001:2008 accreditation and health mark quality awards.
Home Instead Senior Care was a Finalist in the 2009 'Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards' and was named 2008 'Irish Franchise Business of the Year', 2007 'Irish Small Business of the Year' and 2006 'Best Emerging Franchise'.
About our services
Home Instead Senior Care provides a range of home help services including:
- Housekeeping and Laundry
- Meal Preparation
- Personal Care
- Local Transportation
- Care for people with Dementia, Alzheimer's, disabilities and chronic health conditions
- Post Hospital Discharge Care
- Assistance with old age entitlements and community services
As Ireland's trusted source of home care, we are also committed to helping people better understand senior care issues. We have published a number of guides designed to provide trusted information to seniors and those caring for seniors. All of our guides are available from the 'Elder Care Resources' section on our website, www.homeinstead.ie.
About our CAREGivers
Home Instead Senior Care employs nearly 1,500 CAREGivers and have cared for over 3,000 people in the last five years. Our CAREgivers are employees not contractors, which means we pay their wages, PRSI, training, holidays, public and employers liability insurance and for a registered nurse to supervise and quality control our care.
All Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers are Garda vetted and are carefully matched to best meet the individual needs of clients and assure their satisfaction. They also receive training in the following areas:
- Client communications and confidentiality
- Understanding old age illnesses and conditions
- Safety in the home as well as client and CAREGiver safety
- Client moving and handling
- Old age activities
- Personal care
- Personal and food hygiene
- Person centred dementia care (from Dementia Services, St James Hospital)
- Palliative care
What people are saying about Home Instead Senior Care
"Home Instead Senior Care has turned my life around. After the loneliness is my life following the death of a very caring and loving husband I have now inherited a wonderful new friend in my CAREGiver"
- Emer, Rathfarnham, Dublin
"On behalf of my family, I would like to thank Home Instead Senior Care and your fantastic care team for looking after my mother at home.
Our mother’s wish was to stay at home until the day she died. We are proud to have granted her that wish, but it could not have been done without your help"
- Margaret, Galway