Here at Be Independent Home Care we are genuinely passionate about providing the highest standards of non-medical home care and home help through our carefully recruited and managed team of carers and so were appalled to read this article in The Irish Times regarding evidence of sub standard home help providers http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/frontpage/2011/1215/1224309100113     Be Independent Home Care is owned and managed by nurses and […]

15th December 2011: The reason Be Independent Home Care have such a rigorous recruitment policy

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MORE than 2,000 elderly people were subjected to physical, financial and psychological abuse at the hands of their loved ones in Ireland last year — but at least 20,000 others could still be suffering in silence reports Fiachra Ó Cionnaith of The Irish Examiner. New figures revealed in the HSE’s latest performance monitoring report show the number of elderly people enduring the physical and mental […]

14th December 2011: New Elder Abuse Figures Ireland

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GPs want more training in care of dying   (A report by irishhealth.com) The average GP practice cares for up to 20 dying patients every year and this figure is expected to double over the next two decades due to an ageing population, the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) has said. It made its comments following the launch of a major new report, which […]

7th December 2011: 80% of people would prefer to die at home

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Be Independent Home Care are delighted to continue their series of complimentary Winter Wellness Presentations at Malahide Library on the 28th of November at 11am. This latest presentation will be delivered to the The Malahide Active Retirement Group (MARA). The presentation will focus on practical tips for how older people can stay healthy and fit during the winter months ahead. Thank you to the Malahide […]

28th November 2011: Be Independent Home Care Winter Wellness Presentation at Malahide Library

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Women are “shockingly unaware” that they are most at risk of breast cancer in older age, a new study has revealed. According to the findings, those over 70 are most likely to contract the disease but are the least well informed about its dangers. The study, commissioned by charity Breast Cancer Campaign, also found that awareness of the greatest breast cancer threat – increasing age […]

Nursing Times report Older women ‘unaware of breast cancer risk’

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7/11/2011: BRAIN CELLS that die off in Parkinson’s disease have been grown from stem cells and grafted into monkeys’ brains in a big step towards new treatment. US researchers say they have overcome previous difficulties in coaxing human embryonic stem cells to become the neurons killed by the disease. Tests showed the cells survive and function normally in animals and reverse movement problems caused by […]

November 2011: Irish Times report on Stem Cell breakthrough that brings hope for Parkinson’s disease

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