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HOME CARE

At Sharing The Care we understand that it isn't always possible for the family to cater to all the patients care needs. Taking care of a person full-time at home can be stressful for the family, and Sharing The Care can help relieve that stress through the provision of expert care when you and your family need it most.

For more information on home carers, click here.

For more information on homecare nurses click here.

 

NURSING AGENCY

Sharing The Care provides qualified and experienced part-time and full-time nurses and carers to health professionals where a short-term need occurs.

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HOME CARERS

The homecare service is ideal for patients with special needs, the elderly, or to those needing medical assistance due to:

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Head injuries (following an accident, surgery etc.)

  • Rehabilitation (after surgery, car accident etc.)

  • Stroke

  • Radiotherapy/Chemotherapy

  • Palliative care

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Alzheimer’s

  • Diabetes

  • Arthritis

  • Mental or physical disabilities

Home carers will assist in the following tasks:

  • Assistance with washing and dressing

  • Grooming hair, nails, dentures, shaving etc.

  • Preparation of meals

  • Keeping daily record of food and fluid intake

  • Toileting regularly

  • Checking skin integrity

  • Helping with housekeeping

  • Making bed, keeping patients personal space tidy, clean and hygienic

  • Assisting with exercise, including walking outdoors if able

  • Checking medication are taken as prescribed

  • Grocery shopping including creating shopping list and disposing of outdated food

  • Picking up prescriptions

  • Maintaining safety and comfort of the patient

  • Contacting next of kin and Sharing The Care manager, Sharon Bolger, if worried about a change in patient’s health and condition

  • Encouraging stimulating activities—discussion of day-to-day happenings and current events; crosswords and puzzles; reading books etc.

  • Encourage visits to day care centre, mass etc.

  • Reminding patient of appointments to hairdresser, GP, etc.

  • Companionship

 

 

 

Sharing The Care, Templenacroha, Palace East, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
tel. 087-2958443 / 051-428100