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Free Informative Seminars in Relation to Home Visits

During the month of March, we are holding a series of free informative seminars in relation to our Home Visit service and as to what Home Visits can achieve. These serve to educate you on how home based care can help for you or a loved one and also what to expect as part of …

PhysioCare at Home – Assessing your Home and Surroundings

If you cannot make it to one of our clinics to receive your physiotherapy treatment, we can come to you for a Home Visit. At your initial Home Visit appointment, the Chartered Physiotherapist will assess your home and surroundings to highlight any potential factors which may inhibit your recovery. This includes physical obstacles such as …

Physiotherapy Appointment Waiting Times

Recent figures released by the HSE have revealed that Galway patients can wait up to 176 days for a physiotherapy appointment. These appointments are for routine treatments – treatments that should be regular and as patients require as part of their treatments plans and road to recovery. These figures relate to the Portiuncula Hospital. Said …

How Can Physiotherapy Help With Falls Prevention?

How Can Physiotherapy Help With Falls Prevention? Statistics derived from studies and experience summarise the risk and results of a fall and therefore highlight the need for falls prevention action: 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 has at least one fall per year. The rates are higher in the 75 and over …

Hazards in the Home

Hazards in the Home Is your home properly equipped for your wellbeing? Are you aware of the hazards in the home for people with all levels of mobility and physical capability? The home environment presents many physical hazards usually disguised as tasks which may seem simple or menial. For those who spend a prolonged amount …

Physiotherapy Home Visits

If you can’t make it to one of our clinics, we can make it to you.   PhysioCare offers a home visit service whereby one of our male or female Chartered Physiotherapists (of your choosing) will come to your or a loved ones home to provide physiotherapy treatment. There may be a number of reasons …