Home Care Services
Clarecare operates the Home Help Service in Co. Clare on behalf of the HSE, and is an approved agency of the HSE for the provision of Home Care Package. The service mainly assists older people, but also provides support to families in stress, people with disabilities, Palliative Care patients.
Family Support Services
The Family Support Team of 25 professional staff provides a wide range of services throughout the county. The modal of working acknowledges that families can engage with Clarecare services at different levels and stages. Family Suport Services have developed strong links with community and statutory agencies.
Bushypark Addiction Treatment Centre provides a 28 day residential treatment programme for people addicted to alcohol, drugs or gambling. Based on a Biopsychosocial abstinence model of treatment which recognises that complex interactions between various biological, psychological and social factors appear to contribute to the development of addiction problems.
The Clarecare Adult Counselling Service provides individual counselling support to adults faced with bereavement, relationship difficulties, financial worries and other personal and development challenges.
The thrift shops in Ennis and Killaloe sell quality clothes and furniture at reasonable prices. All the items have been donated by the public and the income from these shops helps to fund some Clarecare activities. The stock is added to daily and you never know what treasure you will find!
Clarecare Holiday Houses in Kilkee and Lahinch are available as a respite resource for groups of children and families, accompanied by staff, either on a day basis or on a short term residential basis. They are also used by community groups as holiday opportunities for older people.
Ennis Drop In Service
The service provides a ‘listening ear’ to people and information on services and material aid as appropriate and required.
Provides information, advice and advocacy services on rights, services, entitlements and options available to people.
Clarecare meeting rooms are available for use by many community groups. Over 1,200 people use the Ennis facility every month and in Killaloe the monthly figure is 760.
Community Employment Scheme Clarecare
Clarecare operates a Community Employment Scheme in partnership with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP). The aim of CE is to assist job-seekers and other vulnerable groups to gain skills,competencies and confidence to enable them to compete for jobs in the open market.