I am Tracy and I work as a carer for older people with Bluebird Care in Tipperary. I got my qualifications to become a carer with my mother; we both did the course in Limerick Senior College together. Little did I know when I was doing the course how rewarding the actual work would be. I also...Read more
The Care Manager reports directly to the Director of Bluebird Care and manages a core team, both office-based and community-based. He/she is responsible for the management of the office, developing and managing a care team, assessing new customers and participating in the growth and development of...Read more
The charity Alone, which provides services for older people in need, has said that a third of people currently in nursing homes could live at home if they were supported to do so.
Launching its 'Home First' campaign, Alone says while the Government supports the concept of people ageing at home, sufficient funds are not being invested...Read more
Many Western countries are facing a ‘greying’ population, as both health standards and life expectancy rise. But what does that mean for older people today, and just how well do they live? Bluebird Care has developed a fascinating infographic on Age Watch – 37 Stats on Older People Revealed. It shows a comprehensive analysis from Ireland,...Read more