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Home Support / Day Care at Home / Activity Packs

Age Friendly Ireland

Age Friendly Sligo

Programme: Sligo

WHO Theme: Community Support And Health Services, Respect And Social Inclusion, Social Participation

Funding Stream: HSE Covid Funding

Resources Required: Community Support, Financial, Paid Staff, Services, Volunteer Staff

Cost: 5000-10000


Additional Home Support provided to support family carers who were unable to care for their relatives due to COVID. Day Care at Home provided when Day Services were closed. Supporting Alzheimers, Sligo Leader and other Community groups with the supply of Activity Packs for use in the home. Additional Meals on Wheels provided.

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

Older people.

Steps critical to success

  1. Partnership working with Community & Voluntary Sector
  2. Communication
  3. Buy in from all parties

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. COVID restrictions
  2. Communication
  3. Staff working remotely

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Older People able to stay at home
  2. Reduced isolation
  3. Reduced admission to hospital and early discharge

Evaluation / Report:
KPIs reported on Day Care at Home, Increase on Meals on Wheels, Activity Packs reported by Community & Voluntary.

Service Manager for Older Persons Sligo Leader Partnership CEO Leitrim Development Company CEO Alzheimers Regional Manager for Sligo Leitrim

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