Beechfield Healthcare has pledged financial and organisational support for a charity that supports older people to age at home.
Irish charity Alone offers a range of services to support older people age at home. These include support coordination, where it works with older people who are facing challenging situations and need extra support to age at home.
Alone also provides a befriending a support service, BConnect training and technology, and a housing support service, which provides homes to older people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and need a level of support.
Speaking at the partnership launch, James Gargan, commercial director for Beechfield Healthcare said: “ALONE work with older people to coordinate the practical and personal supports needed to live independently, and independent living is core to what we do at Beechfield Healthcare”.
“This initiative enables us to leverage our experience in the provision of quality independent living equipment to support the extensive Alone community nationwide.”
Speaking at the announcement, Seán Moynihan, CEO of Alone, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to partner with Beechfield Healthcare and look forward to working with them in the coming months. Mobility and health difficulties are some of the top reasons that older people come to ALONE for support.
“As we expand throughout the country we rely on support from organisations like Beechfield Healthcare to provide our services and we are very grateful to them for their assistance.
“Beechfield Healthcare has an ethos of supporting people to live at home for as long as possible and we hope that by partnering we can work together towards this shared goal.”