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Phone: 091 773 910
Email: info@gcil.ie

Services

Home Care

GCIL Home Care Service

Galway Centre for Independent Living provides Home Help Services to people in Galway City and County.

Home Help Services can include:

  • Personal care such as assistance getting out of bed; assistance with dressing; assistance with toileting & personal hygiene
  • Respite care
  • Housekeeping
  • Preparing meals
  • Organising household matters
  • Convalescence
  • Medication prompting
  • Errands

Services are flexible and Person Centred which puts you, or your family member, at the centre of the service ensuring your personal plan is based upon your views, wishes and choices. All our HomeCare Staff are trained and fully vetted.

Tax Relief:

You may be entitled to tax relief, at the higher rate of 41%, for the cost of employing a person (including services provided by or through Galway Centre for Independent Living). For further information on claiming tax relief please contact Galway Centre for Independent Living.

HSE Funded Services:

You may be eligible for Home Help Services funded through the Home Help Department in the HSE. Applications must be made directly with the Home Help Department in the HSE for this type of service. For further information you can contact your local Public Health Nurse/Primary Care Centre.

Want to find out more?

For details and a free Consultation please contact the Service Coordinator, Galway Centre for Independent Living on 091 773910 or use our online contact form.

“Prior to getting a Personal Assistant from Galway Centre for Independent Living I was unable to shop, attend mass or go swimming. The Personal Assistant service Galway Centre for Independent Living provides now enables me to live independently.”

Josephine Gibbons, Leader with Galway Centre for Independent Living

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