How do I fund Homecare?

Home Care Packages may be carried out through private home care provider such as Kare Plus. You may also qualify for Carers benefit or Carers Allowance and/or a Respite Care Grant.

The HSE Home Support Service aims to support older people to remain in their own homes for as long as possible and to support informal carers.

The Home Support Service provides you with support for everyday tasks including:

The support you will receive depends on your individual needs. These supports will be provided by the HSE or by an external provider, approved by the HSE.

Kare Plus Ireland is a HSE approved provider for a Home Support Service, and will deliver home support to you.

What is a Homecare Pack

The Homecare Pack is available to people aged 65 or over who may need support to continue living at home or to return home following a hospital stay. Sometimes exceptions are made for people younger than 65 who may need support. For example, people with early onset dementia or a disability.

How do I Claim Tax Relief

You can download the forms below and all information is on the form

Hse Care Packages

Home Care Packages are services of nurses, home care attendants, home helps etc funded by the HSE that enable an older person to remain at home. A home care package will vary according to the care needs of the person so that, for example, there might be a greater emphasis in some packages on home care assistants while other packages may require a greater level of therapy and nursing. Kare Plus have been selected as a preferred homecare provider to the HSE and we work in conjunction with the HSE in the delivery of home care packages. Get in touch with your local office for more information

How do I find a suitable carer?

When you contact Kare Plus, you will speak directly to one of our experienced Care Manager. She/He will spend time with you discussing your needs and with your agreement, she will set up a Care Plan to meet your individual requirements. This plan can be altered by you at any time to accommodate any changes you may require.


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