HCCI Overview

HCCI is the representative organisation for companies that provide a managed home care service in Ireland.  HCCI unites members who directly care for thousands of older and vulnerable people in their homes.

HCCI members provide a fully managed care service through directly employed and trained care staff, which guarantees an exceptional standard of care to every client.

Mission, Vision and Values

Mission: To advocate for, and represent, a unified professional home care service through leadership, experience and good governance.

Vision: That the highest standard of regulated home care service is made available to citizens on a statutory basis, enabling people to retain familiarity and independent living within their homes and communities.

Values: Professional; Trustworthy; Compassionate; Empathetic; Consultative

HCCI Board Members

Joseph Musgrave | CEO, HCCI


Joseph was appointed Chief Executive of HCCI in September 2018.  He also serves as a Director of the Board.

Joseph has extensive experience in leading and managing corporate communications campaigns and has worked for a number of the world’s leading communications consultancies.  He also has significant experience in business operations.  In 2013/14, Joseph was the national spokesman for the successful pro-gay marriage campaign in the United Kingdom.

Bereneice O’Rourke | Director, HCCI


Bereneice O Rourke is the CEO of Communicare Healthcare.  

With a strong track record in operations and the delivery of large-scale projects which require complex organisational capability, she believes that the safe and efficient provision of services to every home care client is a priority.  She holds an MBA from Henley and Diplomas in Management and Business from the IMI and GMIT.

Brid Gould | Director, HCCI


Brid Gould is Managing Director at Comfort Keepers Ireland Group, a Sodexo brand.

With over 20 years experience in homecare and healthcare, and with a vast working knowledge of operational policy and healthcare governance,  Brid is passionate about the right to accessible homecare.  She believes everyone should be able to stay and live in their own communities for as long as possible, with the help and support of a managed homecare service. Brid holds a Degree in Nursing and a Diploma in Management and Leadership.

Cathal Hanratty | Director, HCCI


Cathal Hanratty is IT and Business Solutions Director of Irish Homecare.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in management roles in Ireland having worked for multinational including Motorola and LogicaCMG as well as managing and operating companies in the private sector.  He has over 9 years experience in senior positions in the home care sector in Ireland with specific responsibility for driving innovation and business processes within operations in Irish Homecare.

Brian Mac Goey | Director, HCCI


Brian MacGoey is the Managing Director of Bluebird Care Ireland.

Tony O'Donovan HCCI

Tony O’Donovan | Director, HCCI


Tony O’Donovan is the Director of Corporate Operations of Home Instead Senior Care.

Tony has 10 years’ experience of the Senior Care Sector in Ireland.  He has extensive experience in leading and managing corporate organisations having worked with a number of National and International FMCG Brands over the last 30 years. He has overseen the significant growth in the Home Instead business and in particular has been the National Lead in all tender submissions to the HSE. 

Ed Crotty | Director, HCCI


Ed Crotty Founder & Managing Director Heritage Homecare.

Ed is the founder and Managing Director of Heritage Homecare, which provides homecare across South Dublin from its offices in Dun Laoghaire and Dundrum. Prior to this Ed held a variety of business and management positions over a twenty year period. Ed was a Director of Peamount Hospital from 2009 to 2018.