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Types of Dementia

There are many conditions which cause dementia. Different types of dementia can lead to different experiences and problems for the person with dementia and their loved ones. Not every person will experience all the symptoms and the problems linked to their type of dementia. Some people experience a mix of two types of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common [...]

Respite Care

A Physical and Emotional Oasis for Caregivers Respite Care Offers Relief and Renewal Caregiving can be a highly demanding and stressful responsibility, and no one is equipped to do it without some help. Just like the loved ones they care for, caregivers also need support and attention to maintain their own health and well-being. Respite care, which provides caregivers with the opportunity [...]

What is the Nursing Home Support Scheme (Fair Deal)?

The NHSS, also known as Fair Deal, is a scheme under which the cost of nursing home care is managed through the HSE paying either the full or part of the cost and by allowing those charged with paying the resident’s portion of the cost to defer the charge. Eligibility is based on two assessments.  The first looks at the care needs of [...]