Share and Care Homeshare, Supportmatch Homeshare service and THE HomeShare Ireland are regularly featured in consumer media including national television, radio and newspapers. These are just a few examples of some of the lovely stories written about homeshare
Financial Times – March 2023
Homesharing offers a cheaper alternative to rental accommodation
BBC News South West – Dec 2022
The Supportmatch Homeshare service, which runs the scheme with Cornwall Council, said it carried out extensive safeguarding checks before making a match.
Ms Thomas helps with cleaning, plays games and watches television with 93-year-old Mrs Phipps.
Mrs Phipps said her new housemate “always goes the extra mile”.
Platinum – Sharing is caring
An interesting way that women are rejecting traditional living norms is by living together in homesharing arrangements.
Dementia together magazine – How homesharing can give people with dementia support and friendship.
by Gareth Bracken. www.alzheimers.org.uk
Social enterprise a valuable addition at the heart of community- The Irish Times
Social enterprise a valuable addition at the heart of community Pricewatch: Rethink Ireland to run a Future is Social campaign in bid to build awareness.
Marmalade Diaries written by Sharer Ben Aitken
UK-based author Ben Aitken, 34, writes about his experience house sharing with Winnie. Despite the widowed 84-year-old not taking to him at first, they formed an unlikely friendship.
Ben Atkin a Sharer talks to Stacey Dooley
Stacey Dooley meets 35-year-old writer Ben, who decided to move in with Octogenarian, Wendy. The unusual house share offered Ben affordable living and allowed Wendy to stay in her home after the death of her husband – but also led to a beautiful friendship.Credits: Presenter: Stacey Dooley Producers: Blanca Muñoz, Francesca Bent Executive producer: Natasha Johansson Social videos: Maia Lowerson This has been a Little Dooley production for BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sounds
One of the family: My wife and I hit the jackpot when we found someone to share our home–
Eddie Lawless (80) began his search for a housemate last year when he made the decision to care for his wife, Mavis, at their home in Dublin. Mavis (78) was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2018….
Could home-sharing be the solution to Ireland’s housing crisis? – Dublin Live
(Image: Getty Images) While many of these people might have home-care support packages with the HSE or private care givers, having a carer stay overnight can cost €150 a night, which can be .
Share & Care clients Poppy and John as featured in the Daily Mail 31st January 2018 Talking about home sharing and being Britain’s most unlikely.
Share and Care Homeshare clients Marjory and Heather in West London shared their experience of homeshare with The Guardian Weekend back in March 17 2012. War veteran Marjory decided after one meeting to share her house with Heather, a nursing student. Heather gives help with cooking and light housework .