Homecare Independent Living to expand into Leitrim

Homecare Independent Living, one of Ireland’s largest private community care providers are extending their operations into Leitrim and further nine counties this year.

Homecare Independent Living, one of Ireland’s largest private community care providers are extending their operations into Leitrim and further nine counties this year.

Currently providing community healthcare, social care, housing and nursing services to almost 2600 clients across the island of Ireland, the company is now set to further expand its reach to counties Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan, Louth, Waterford, Wexford, Sligo, Carlow, Kilkenny and Roscommon.

With a distinct focus on the provision of homecare solutions for all levels of need through both community care solutions and nursing provision, the services provided by Homecare Independent Living allow its clients to receive complex levels of care within the comfort of their own homes. Specialist services available include dementia care, continuing care, palliative care, mental health care, addiction support, housing and support services for young people leaving care, and intermediate care.

Managing Director Mairead Mackle, has been greatly encouraged by the success of the company’s business to-date and believes that the unique range of services offered by Homecare Independent Living will provide a vital support to the efficacy of the healthcare system in Ireland, “Those who require care naturally prefer to be looked after in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. Having been successful in other areas, we are looking forward to providing high-quality integrated enhanced homecare services across these 10 new counties which, in turn, will significantly reduce pressures on the State’s healthcare system.”

With an emphasis on achieving superior levels of excellence in service delivery and client care, the company has succeeded in withstanding the myriad challenges presented by the current economic maelstrom, achieving 24% growth in 2011 alone.

Homecare Independent Living was established in 1995 by Mairead and Gerald Mackle and over the past 17 years, has become one of the leading private Community Health and Social Care providers on the island of Ireland.

From its humble beginnings, delivering 20,000 service hours in its first year, the company will deliver over one million hours of care, support and housing-related services across Ireland in 2012. The company currently employs more than 950 staff and this latest announcement is positive news for the 10 new county areas.