The Family Carers Ireland Carers Companion was published in 2017, with funding from the Dormant Accounts Fund. It comprises 14 sections covering important topics for family carers. The Companion can be accessed on this page in PDF format.
The full document can be accessed here. Individual sections are accessible below.
Section 1: Introduction: About Family Carers Ireland
Section 2: Services and Supports
Section 3: Supports from the Health Service Executive
Section 4: Caring Safely in the Home
Section 5: Looking After You
Section 6: Nutrition and Diet
Section 7: Financial Support for Carers
Section 8: Financial Management
Section 9: Young Carers
Section 10: Fair Deal (The Nursing Homes Support Scheme)
Section 11: Carers and the State Pension
Section 12: Legal Advice
Section 13: Coping with Bereavement
Section 14: FCI Offices and Useful Contacts