Ballymore Eustace Road
Looking for quality care at home services for a child or adult with physical or intellectual disability? Here at Bluebird Care in Kildare we work around the clock to ensure that every one of our clients gets the support they require, exactly when they require it. This not only provides them with a feeling of security and comfort, but it also means they can remain independently in the community where they feel happiest and most safe.
Whether our clients are looking for help with food shopping, meal preparation and washing up, our motivated, professional and well qualified health care team are only too happy to oblige. We have years of experience of co-ordinating and delivering home care packages for a range of individuals of all ages.
Our staff work with health and social services professionals throughout the region to ensure that the care is the best it can be.
A client’s home care provision may be ongoing over a number of years or simply for a period of days or weeks. The latter type of care typically tends to involve a client recovering from a lengthy hospital stay or operation and who is still too vulnerable to live independently. We will also provide respite care in order to give parents, friends and long-term carers the break – whether in the UK or abroad - that they need to appreciate some care-free ‘time out’ for themselves.
What type of professional services do we provide at Bluebird Care in Kildare?
The services you – or your family member – end up receiving from us will completely depend on the outcome of a detailed assessment with a member of our team. It’s important that the person to be cared for is present at this time to allow us to take their wishes into account so that we can come to a joint agreement over their Bluebird support plan.
If you are at all aware of our service here at Bluebird Care in Kildare you will know that we always insist on building a service around the client rather than ‘fitting’ a client into a routine service plan. To this end all our services are created bespoke and with the client at the point of assessment. That, and the unrelenting cheerfulness and compassion of our carers, is the reason we are the leading care at home service in the area.
An individual may receive one of the following services, or many, depending on their individual needs.
- Personal care – this includes help with washing and dressing as well as assistance with getting around the house
- Light housework duties – ensuring the client’s home is clean and tidy. Perhaps light laundry and ironing.
- Companionship – dropping in for a quick 30 minute chat and a cup of tea
- Complex care ie help with feeding and perhaps nursing duties
- Administering medication
- Light exercise such as walking and accompanying to meetings
- Helping with mobility issues when desired
Who are our home care staff at Bluebird Care in Kildare?
Our staff are a happy, motivated bunch who regularly receive impressive feedback from their clients. It’s worth taking a look through our testimonials to see how positively they are viewed by clients.
All have – or are working towards – a minimum of a FETAC Level 5 Health Care qualification. Others have Social Care degrees or other specialised nursing/professional qualifications.
Areas we service
Caoimhin has sixteen years experience of General Management with Boart Longyear (BLY), a $2 Billion global company, the leading provider of mineral exploration drilling services and drilling products in the world.
Caoimhin joined BLY as a graduate from the University of Limerick as a Research Engineer. He was based in the U.S. for ten years and held various Management Roles in Operations, Plant and Product Management as well as Sales and Marketing Manager in Canada.
Caoimhin returned to Ireland in 2008 upon completion of his MBA from the University of Utah. He has been consulting to startup companies since 2008 until he joined Bluebird Care in February 2012. Caoimhin is Owner and Director of the Bluebird Care Laois/Offaly and Kildare territories.
“Bluebird Care impressed me from the word go. The strong network of offices along with the fantastic head office support and the calibre of my fellow franchisees made it a very easy decision for me. I am delighted to be part of this organisation bringing the very best of Care to the people of Kildare, Laois and Offaly. It really is a very satisfying role.”
Aine Condon, RNID
Aine is a qualified Nurse (RNID) with extensive experience in Care, both in the private, and public sector. Aine worked in the Community for the HSE and the Muiriosa Foundation and has substantial experience in delivery of Care and Management in residential settings.
Aine joined the Bluebird Care Team in November 2014 and enjoys her role in managing the Care team; recruiting and training staff, undertaking customer assessments, assisting in the day-to-day running of the offices, and communicating with customers and other healthcare professionals.
Aine is the key point of contact for the HSE in particular the Directors of Public Health Nursing.
Aine leads the Bluebird Care team in striving to achieve the highest standards of Care on a daily basis.
Fiona Sharpe, RNID
Fiona is a qualified Nurse (RNID) with strong experience working in Care in the community, Nursing Home and Residential settings. Fiona has extensive experience with Elderly clients and clients with Disabilities.
Fiona joined the Bluebird Care Team in October 2015. In the role of Assistant Care Manager she ensures care plans are reviewed and updated as required, and that standards are constantly maintained by the care workers and personal assistants, each day supporting and supervising staff while they provide care and support services to our customers.
Fiona is a native of Caragh, Co Kildare and resides in Newbridge.
Fiona prides herself on delivering high standards and ensuring that all our staff provide services to these same standards.
Donna joined Bluebird Care Kildare in February 2017.
Donna has many years’ of varied experience as a Care Assistant having worked with the Irish Wheelchair Association and in Nursing Homes.
As Care Coordinator, Donna is responsible for recruitment, staff rosters, allocating staff, covering work if staff are absent or on holiday, and general office management.