Platinum Homecare, a leading provider of home care services, is poised to redefine the landscape of domiciliary care in Ireland, with a key focus on streamlining and standardising home care services. The goal is to provide a more personal, efficient, and technology-assisted care experience for aging adults and their families. One of the pillars of this transformation is the creation of carer roles, with Platinum Homecare forecasting an additional 250 new carer, care and regional manager positions across Ireland within the next 12 months, contributing to the economy while addressing the critical need for enhanced home care services. The company’s mission is to raise the standards of home care, enabling individuals to continue enjoying life from the comfort of their own homes.
Recognising the growing demand for comprehensive home care services in light of an aging population, Platinum have embarked on a journey to identify best practices that are client centric, business efficient and offer security to clients family. Offering this bespoke, client-centred approach, Platinum Homecare caters to a wide range of needs, from 24/7 care and dementia support to respite care.
The team behind the company have an impressive track recorded of client in home care having introduced, managed and developed Home Instead in Ireland. Founded in February 2023 by Ed Murphy and Dermot Bolger and supported by Charlotte Reilly, who have put together a team of skilled care and business professionals in regions nationwide while operating from a centralised location in Enniscorthy, Wexford. With a focus on streamlining and standardising home care services, the goal is to provide a more personal, efficient, and technology-assisted care experience for aging adults and their families.
The importance of home care cannot be understated. It not only empowers individuals to maintain their independence and happiness but also eases the burden on the healthcare system. By enabling seniors to age gracefully in their own homes, Platinum Homecare is helping to reduce the strain on acute hospital settings and nursing homes.
Minister for Finance Mr Michael McGrath, T.D stated, “Platinum Homecare’s ambitious plan to create 250 new jobs in Ireland is a testament to their commitment to transforming home care services in our country. This initiative will benefit our economy, the healthcare system, and, most importantly, the families who need these services. By enabling individuals to age gracefully in their own homes, Platinum Homecare is not only empowering our aging population but also reducing the strain on our healthcare facilities.”
Ed Murphy, founder and Chair of Platinum Homecare, stated, “Our goal is to fundamentally change the home care model, making it more effective, personal, and technology-driven. We are proud to play a vital role in the evolution of home care services in Ireland.”
Platinum Homecare’s commitment to excellence and innovation ensures that Ireland’s aging population receives the care they deserve while supporting the country’s economic growth through job creation. As the home care sector continues to evolve, Platinum Homecare is at the forefront, setting a new standard for compassionate and effective home care services.
In alignment with the HSE 2023 National Service Plan launched in March 2023, which is committed to delivering 23.9 million home support hours to 55,910 Older Persons, and the increased funding announced by the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, and the Minister for Mental Health and Older Persons, Mary Butler in July 2023, Platinum Homecare is well-positioned to facilitate the delivery of higher service standards to clients and make caring for older persons an attractive career option. The funding for HSE Home Support has increased by €228M since Budget 2021, and HSE spending on Home Support in 2023 will be €723M.
Platinum Homecare is proud to be a part of this transformative change in home care services, which not only benefits individuals and their families but also contributes to the welfare of our nation and its economy.
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About Platinum Homecare:
Platinum Homecare is a pioneering home care services provider dedicated to elevating the standards of domiciliary care in Ireland. With a client-centred approach and a focus on innovation, Platinum Homecare offers a wide range of services to support individuals in maintaining their independence and quality of life in the comfort of their own homes.