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Services for Older People in Ireland

 

The HSE provides a wide range of services for people growing older in Ireland. Supports are also available from other agencies like the Department of Social Protection, Local Authorities and Voluntary Organisations. Choose from the options below to find out more about the services we provide, and how you can access them. If you have any questions, you can also call our staff at the HSE infoline on 1850 24 1850. The infoline is open from Monday - Saturday, 8am - 8pm, for the price of a local call.

. Home Care Packages - Information on the services provided by the HSE to help an older person to be cared for in their own home
Nursing Home Services and Subvention Nursing Homes Support Scheme - information on the new Nursing Homes Support Scheme - Fair Deal
. Older People Services where you live - a list of older people services provided in your local health office, that you can access through your GP or Public Health Nurse
European Health Insurance Card Benefits and Financial Entitlements - Home care packages, medical cards, respite care grants and more
Specialist Palliative Care Services Community Services - a description of the services the Health Services provide for people who live in their own homes but still need a little help
Children and Family Services

Tips for Healthy Living - How people can maintain their health as they get older by keeping active, eating well, and more....

 

housing Residental Care - information about respite care and public and private nursing and residential care services all over Ireland
. Carers and Relatives - helpful information for those who are caring for a family member or loved one
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Protecting Older People- how to spot elder abuse and what to do if you are worried

 

Supplementary Allowance

Patients' Private Property Accounts- find out how the HSE administers residential clients' money..

 

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Useful Contacts - other organisations and services that are there to help older people