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The Pause – Honouring Patients and Caregivers after Death

When a patient dies, we know it is a difficult time for their family and loved ones. But it is also challenging for the healthcare team – those at the bedside who cared for the patient. To help caregivers in these moments, a Cleveland Ohio clinic has introduced The Pause, a protocol shared by all […]

ERSI Report (Infographic)

The demand for public and private health and social care services in Ireland is set to increase dramatically between now and 2030, according to the latest ESRI projections. The population in Ireland is set to grow by between 14 and 23 percent in this time, while the number of people aged over 85 is set […]

Healthcare Assistant Apprenticeships

A proposal to develop a two-year apprenticeship for Healthcare Assistants has been approved by Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton, and is now going into development. Griffith College in Dublin has been appointed the Education and Co-ordination provider, and HCCI is delighted to be one of the key stakeholders which will assist in developing […]

HCCI in 2018 and beyond

On the 11 January, 2018 Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) held a presentation to outline our Mission, Vision and Values and to highlight our priorities for 2018 and beyond. Our priorities are Marketing and PR, Lobbying, Membership and Structure of HCCI. Marketing Members heard about our new website launch, scheduled for March, and heard about […]