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In this Quarter's newsletter:
  • Coronavirus Information
  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
  • Winter Wellness Tips for Seniors
  • Isaac - Pendant
  • Carer of the Month - December
  • Carer of the Year 2021
  • Galway Jobs Expo - November
  • Join Our Team - Incentives - Refer a Friend - 100 Euro for 100 hours worked, all other incentives
  • Live Jobs
Coronavirus ~ Factsheet 🦠

Find out all the information you need regarding Coronavirus 🔽


Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Wishing all our Clients and Staff a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Winter Wellness Tips for Seniors

Shorter days, cold temperatures and slippery conditions can leave seniors wondering how to keep active in the winter. If you’re used to going on a daily walk or attending a group exercise class, staying inside can feel like an obstacle to fitness and wellness. But it doesn’t have to be. Prioritizing your wellness routine is important when Seasonal Affective Disorder may be bringing your spirits down. To help you stay healthy and happy, we’ll share some of our favorite winter wellness tips for seniors.

Why You Should Keep Up Your Fitness in the Winter
Maintain Muscle Mass and Endurance
A regular fitness routine helps you grow your strength and increase your stamina. Your cardiovascular and pulmonary health will improve, and you’ll experience higher energy levels. Stronger muscles improve your balance and stability, as well, so you’re less likely to experience a fall.


Prevent Chronic Conditions

Exercise has been proven to help prevent or delay a number of chronic illnesses, including diabetes, osteoporosis, dementia, stroke, cancer and heart disease.

Improve Mental Health

Exercise increases the production of endorphins, your brain’s feel-good neurotransmitters. Thanks to endorphin production, exercise can ease anxiety and depression, reduce stress, improve sleep quality and increase self-esteem.

Winter Wellness Tips for Seniors
When the weather turns chilly in the winter months, it can become more difficult to find your motivation to exercise. But when we’re already facing seasonal affective disorder that comes with shorter days, we really need the physical and emotional boost that fitness and wellness provide.

1. Explore YouTube Workouts

There are some remarkable video workouts you can do from home. You can find a favorite channel and stick with it or add variety with new channels and new types of exercise. You can search for a routine that interests you, but to help you start, here are some suggestions of workouts for seniors on YouTube:
20-Minute Total Body Workout
15-Minute Cardio Workout
25-Minute Chair Yoga
30-Minute Tai Chi
30-Minute Zumba

2. Use What You Have at Home

You don’t need a ton of fancy gym equipment to move your body. You can use soup cans or water bottles as hand weights. Steps and stairs are great for cardio and strength training. There are also many effective exercises you can do with just a dining chair.

3. Dance It Out
Dancing is a terrific cardio workout, and it adds the therapeutic effects of music. Put on some upbeat tunes and break out those moves.

4.  Supplement Workouts with Healthy Food
The right nutrition keeps your body working better, keeps your mood up and gives you more energy. Talk to your doctor or a nutritionist about your individual requirements, but in general, you’ll want to round out your diet with protein, fiber, calcium, vitamin D and B vitamins.

5. Stay Hydrated
We don’t think of hydration as much when it’s cold outside, but drinking water is still vital in the winter months. Your body’s cells, tissues and organs need water to function correctly. And staying hydrated can even bolster your immune system.

6. Talk to Loved Ones
Even when you’re not getting out as much, tend to your emotional and social wellness by keeping in touch with friends and family. Set up regular calls or video chats to stay connected to each other.

Residents in great senior living communities have access to a team of professionals who are all focused on senior wellness and passionate about providing the best health resources. If you’d like to know more about the wellness resources at Sedgebrook, contact us. We’d be happy to tell you more about dining, fitness programs, clubs and councils, and more — everything that keeps residents healthy, engaged and happy.
Isaac Pendant
This next generation fall alarm offers peace of mind that someone is always on hand to help. This easy to use pendant allows the user to easily call for help, whether at home or out and about, and provides the family with real time updates through the Isaac Care app. The Isaac Pendant is ideal for people of all ages who are concerned about their wellbeing and safety both at home, and while out and about

Isaac 💙

Over the past year there has been a significant growth in the demand for technology supported care, which is revolutionising the way people are cared for at home. MyHomecare have developed our own innovative solution, Isaac Care.

Isaac is a complete independent living solution which focuses on using ambient assistive technology to empower people to live safely and independently at home for longer. The soliton comprises of a family caring app with a range of assistive technology devices and support services. What sets this solution apart from others in the market is that it is fully supported by myhomecare, allowing us to bridge the gap between technology and in person care.


We design bespoke packages tailored to each individuals’ needs. Our technology offering includes smart ambient motion sensors, “The Isaac Pendant”, a GPS enabled falls pendant, and vital monitoring devices. Each device transmits information directly into the users care profile in the  Isaac Care app. The technology is supported by a range of support services including a 24/7 call centre, remote monitoring of vital signs and homecare services. 

This is all supported by our user friendly family caring app which allows carers to easily communicate with everyone involved in providing care to the end user through “Circles of Care”. The Isaac Care app allows families to easily manage care through a simple messaging feature, calendar management, and allows each user to input their medical history, meaning all their important information is always on hand and stored in one secure place.

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Galway Jobs Expo

Myhomecare attended the Galway Jobs Expo on the 6th November in the Leisurelands Events Centre, Galway. 

It was great to see the level of engagement and discuss all Myhomecare opportunities available in the West Region with potential candidates.


Carer of the Month - December

West- Caroline Duignan
DNE-  Mariana Javorszki 

Carer of the Year 2021

West Region: Shiela Culkin

DML - Virginie Kamboka

DNE -  Ann West 

Centralised Recruitment Team


Myhomecare part of the Servisource group are delighted to officially launch our Centralised Recruitment Team.

The CRT is a dedicated cross functionally trained recruitment team, with expertise in the recruitment of Healthcare, Homecare, Business Support and Construction and Manufacturing.

Our recruiters have high levels of market knowledge, ensuring the best appointments for clients.

Learn more about the CRT:


Join the Myhomecare Team

•    Myhomecare New Starter- €100 for 100 hours worked
•    Free Uniform
•    Free GV
•    Refer a friend
•    Excellent Rates of Pay
•    Flexible Working Hours
•    Mileage in certain areas
•    Carer of the Month
•    Employee of the Year
•    Monthly Rosters
•    Weekly Pay
•    Career progression- Senior Homecare Assistant position
•    Clinical Led Support Team
•    On Call Bookings Support
•    Ongoing Training provided

Live Jobs 💙

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