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Services in the Community

The HSE provides a broad range of services for older people in the community, including in-patient acute services, step-down and convalescent care, day services, rehabilitation, community services, home care and home helps.

If you need services for yourself or for an older person you know, contact your GP or your Local Health Office.

To see what services are available by area, follow visit this page on the HSE website which will give options for local community services.

There are also a number of national non-governmental organisations providing services to older people in their communities. These organisations include;


Healthy Age Friendly Homes Programme

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The Healthy Age Friendly Homes Programme is an initiative, funded by Sláintecare, that aims to enable older people to continue living in their homes or in a home more suited to their needs, …