DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER’S – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s – What’s the Difference? Dementia and Alzheimer’s are probably terms we’ve all heard of, but do we really understand what the difference between the two is?  Read on to learn more and find out more about Dementia and Alzheimer’s. What is Dementia? We will start with what Dementia is not.  Dementia is […]

HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT CAREER PROGRESSION

  Healthcare Assistant Career Progression Meet Winnet Who’s Worked at Trinity Care for over 20 Years, starting as a healthcare assistant and has now worked up to the human resources team. Winnet joined Trinity Care 20 years ago as a healthcare assistant after first coming to Ireland in our Gormanston Wood Nursing Home in County Meath.  Despite […]

THE ROLE OF A HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

The Role of a Healthcare Assistant The role of a healthcare assistant can be one of the most rewarding careers in helping make a difference in people’s everyday lives.  Healthcare assistants are typically in employed in healthcare settings such as hospitals and nursing homes.   What is a healthcare assistant? The role of a Healthcare […]

TRINITY CARE WELCOMES ELM GREEN NURSING HOME

  Trinity Care Nursing Homes Ireland is pleased to welcome Elm Green Nursing Home, located in Castleknock, County Dublin to the group. The addition of Elm Green Nursing Home will see the group expand to 12 facilities across 6 different counties: Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Louth, Cavan and Kilkenny.  Elm Green being part of the Trinity […]

Book Recommendations about Dementia and Alzheimer’s for Carers and Families

  Book Recommendations about Dementia and Alzheimer’s for Carers and Families With a new Dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis it can be helpful to find comfort and support from the words of others that know of or have been through a similar experience. Whether you are looking for a book concentrating more on educational purposes, a […]

HOW TO BALANCE CAREGIVING AND WORK

  How To Balance Caregiving and Work The latest figures in Ireland suggest that there are now over half a million family carers in Ireland (Irish Health Survey 2019).  It’s something a lot of us might not think about until we are faced with it, but if you find yourself in a caregiving position while […]

FUN IDEAS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY FOR SENIORS

Fun Valentine’s Ideas for Seniors When it comes to Valentine’s Day people tend to think of younger couples celebrating romance and love.  However really it can be an occasion for everyone to mark their own love stories.  There’s nothing to say it shouldn’t involve celebrating other varieties of love, such as the love for our […]

NUTRITION AND DEMENTIA

Nutrition and Dementia When someone you know and care about has a diagnosis of Dementia it can be a challenging time.  Anyone caring for and supporting a person with dementia will be aware there are many challenges that can arise around food, nutrition and mealtimes.  These include: Changes in food preference Weight loss, vitamin/mineral deficiencies […]

WE WISH THOMAS MURPHY GOOD LUCK WITH HIS NEW INDEPENDENT LIFE.

Thomas is 51 years of age and became a resident at St Doolagh’s Park on the 13th October 2010. He has spent 2 years in the Mater Hospital in Dublin and a further year in the National Rehabilitation Hospital prior to coming to St Doolagh’s Park. Tommy, as he likes to be known, had been assaulted […]

GORMANSTON WOOD NURSING HOME GETS A SPECIAL VISIT

Gormanston Wood Nursing Home got a special visit from Gormanston Community Association (GCA) on 15th May last, to deliver a ‘Hug from a Distance’ Thank you to all at the GCA for this kind visit.   Read here to read all the details of this fun visit.