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14 July, 2017.

Keeping Your Elderly Loved Ones Safe - How to avoid falls

Falling over can often be seen as ‘part and parcel’ of moving into one’s twilight years and the statistics do back up that claim, with 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 having at least one fall each year. It is, in fact, the primary cause of injury to

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12 July, 2017.

Maintaining Your Loved One’s Independence with Home Equipment

The longer your elderly relative enjoys independence in their life, the better it is for them. Being able to do more for themselves has an incredibly virtuous effect, doing wonders for their self-esteem and confidence. This can be helped greatly by using equipment from

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10 July, 2017.

What Exactly is Meant by Emergency Homecare?

We all know what each word of that sentence means, but what does it really represent to a loved one who has been through the ordeal of hospital and is eager to return home. ‘Emergency’ in this respect, refers to providing a rapid-response care in the home

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04 July, 2017.

What to Expect from Castle Homecare Ireland

Based in South County Dublin, Castle Homecare is a small privately-owned and locally-run business. From the very first day to right now, our mission has been to offer a flexible service meeting the needs of all clients. Over time, we have built a strong reputation and

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03 July, 2017.

The Benefits of Personal Homecare

Many people in Ireland express a strong desire to remain in their homes as they get older. For us, this is seen as a mission and over the years we have developed excellent, flexible home care services to support elderly people remain in their homes. Below, we have

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19 June, 2017.

Maximising the Relationship you have with Your Professional Carer

When it comes to taking care of your elderly relative, the professional home carer is by far your biggest resource. Whether a carer is provided via a homecare company or by private arrangement, they play a vitally important part in delivering a comfortable environment

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15 June, 2017.

Looking after Yourself When Caring for Your Elderly Relative

At Castle Homecare, we understand that caring for a loved one can be one of the most rewarding things you can ever do, but it can also be one of the most challenging. Caring for an elderly relative involves many different skills and on occasion, a good deal of

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09 June, 2017.

Innovative Devices to Help Keep Your Elderly Relatives Safe at Home

Having an elderly loved one or friend living alone at home can be a worrying experience. Thankfully, in this modern technological age, there are many innovations to assist in the job of keeping them safe in their day to day tasks at home and notify those who need to

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23 May, 2017.

Homecare and understanding the role of the carer

Independence for your elderly relative is such an important thing for a healthy state of mind and everything should be done to protect it. Unfortunately, whether due to age or a major illness, this is not always possible and the need for a professional carer becomes a

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20 May, 2017.

Why it is Important to Plan for the Discharge Home

It is easy to forget that when an elderly person has to go into hospital for anything more than just a outpatient visit, much of their recuperation happens after they leave. The major part of the healing process occurs in the home and very often requires home help or

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