Domiciliary care

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We provide vital domiciliary care services to support hundreds of individuals in Northern Ireland who wish to stay in their own home.

Services may involve routine household tasks within or outside the home, personal care of the client and other associated domestic services necessary to maintain an individual in an acceptable level of health, hygiene, dignity, safety and ease in their home.

Dementia Care Home Support Staff deliver a range of services which include:

  • Respite
  • Personal Care
  • Support with activities of daily living
  • Social inclusion
  • Support for carers
  • Administration of medications
  • Night sitting

The flexibility of this service allows the changing needs of a person to eb met with the care plan. This person centered approach enables the individual to enjoy the comfort and reassurance that as their needs change, so will the level of care provided.


Northern Area - Sharon Fitzpatrick
Intensive Domiciliary Care (IDC) Locality Manager
North Building, Twin Spires Complex, 155 Northumberland Street, Belfast, BT13 2JF
T: 028 9031 5854 Email:

opens link in new window RQIA report - Belfast Domicilicary Care - Nov 2010 (PDF 387KB)

Southern Area - Patricia Doyle
Intensive Domicillary Care (IDC) Locality Manager
IDC The Lodge, 1 Dublin Road, Castlewellan, BT31 9AG
T: 028 4377 0657 Email:

opens link in new window RQIA report - Castlewellan Domiciliary Care - June 2010 (PDF 396KB)
opens link in new window RQIA report - Castlewellan Domiciliary Care - June 2009 (PDF 301KB)

Referral Process

All clients requiring this service must be referred through the Health and Social Care Trusts:

Bruce House
6a Duncairn Avenue, Belfast, BT14 6BT
T: 028 9074 0787

Ballyowen Complex
179 Andersonstown Road, Belfast, BT11 9EA
T: 028 9060 8599

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Age NI Advice:
0808 808 7575
Age NI Advice Line:
0808 808 7575

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