"We care for others as we would like to be cared for ourselves"

Elizabeth Nicholson M.D

After almost a decade working in hospital administration, Elizabeth established Private HomeCare in 1989. She is a former Director of Age Action Ireland. As a volunteer member of the Lucan Host Committee during the world Special Olympics (hosted by Ireland in 2003), Elizabeth had responsibility for organising accommodation for the Irish Special Olympics Team.

She is a Board member of a voluntary organisation involved in sheltered accommodation/Elderly Project and has served on numerous voluntary Boards.

Elizabeth is a founder Director of Ireland’s PICP (Professional Institute of Care Providers)the forerunner of HCCI (Home Community Care Ireland) of which she is a Director .

Elizabeth holds a Diploma in Management and Industrial Relations from the National College of Ireland.

Private HomeCare is currently celebrating it's 30th year in business, all under Elizabeth’s continuous direction and day to day management.


Anne Marks - Client Manager

Client ManagerAnne has worked in Private HomeCare since 1993 following a career in administration and team management with SIAC, Folen Publishing and Honeywell.

Along with the founder of Private HomeCare, Anne is a key part of the management team that has developed the business over three decades. As Service User Manager, Anne has personally liaised with, and matched over 6000 Home Care Support Workers with 5000 Service Users. Anne’s wealth of experience is second-to-none throughout the caring industry in Ireland. This is clearly supported by Private HomeCare’s high level of referrals from existing Service Users, who all value Anne’s empathy and expertise.

Anne also manages our team of expert Service User Supervisors and Administrators who each look after the rostering, and day-to-day needs of our valued Service Users.

Anne also has a background as a volunteer counsellor working with young adults for over five years.


Recruitment & Training
Nuala Joyce Patsy Philpot Anna Lloyd
Our Human Resources Department at Private HomeCare are responsible for recruiting and training our team of expert Home Care Support Workers. The HR support unit have responsibility for ensuring a continuous supply of qualified and experienced home care support workers, who each day, meet the geographical and care requirements of our Service Users and their individual needs.


Margaret Behan - Nurse Manager

Margaret Behan (RGN) is Private HomeCare’s in-house Nurse Manager. Margaret trained as a General Nurse in the Mater Hospital and has specialised in operating theatre and intensive care nursing during her 25 year nursing career. She has also worked in areas of palliative care and with children who have special needs through voluntary organizations.

Within Private HomeCare, Margaret has made a big impact in training our Home Care Support Workers and also through visits to our Service Users in the privacy of their own home. Margaret's professional expertise and experience, combined with her three decades of experience in offering private care in the home, means that all our Service Users enjoy the highest levels of professional service.


Sales and Development Team
Anna Lloyd Janet Bolger
Anna and Janet work across the organisation to support the communications between Private HomeCare, our service users, and our home care support workers. Their achievements include the creation and maintenance of a contact database, direct marketing campaigns, social media awareness and branding, and relationship marketing. All of this is executed to agreed plans and budgets, which they also devise on a quarterly basis.


Client Administration Team

Private HomeCare’s client administration team comprises:
Rita Maycock Sinead Heffernan Janet Bolger Anne Courtney
Most of this team have been with Private HomeCare for over a decade. Their understanding of client needs coupled with their efficiency and response levels are a key part of Private HomeCare’s success and longevity.


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