Independent Eldercare Advice

Are you an Employer or a HR Professional?

Are your employees looking for advice re eldercare?

Emer Lavin Eldercare is your training provider.

Contact Emer Lavin to discuss your training requirements.


Corporate Training

All of our training is designed to be interesting, informative and have a practical learning outcome that participants can apply in their own lives to benefit them and their families.

Goal of Corporate Training:

To raise awareness of what can happen in life as regards health/illness, career and family issues and to give participants the tools to deal with different scenarios across the continuum of life.

Corporate Pricing available on request

We have tailored programmes for Employers /HR Professionals

Customised courses may be provided on request

Training is primarily on a group basis

One to one training may be arranged

Training will take place during work hours unless otherwise specified

Topics covered include ageing well, the Fair Deal Scheme, Dementia
and discussing family responsibilities

Up to date Information

Discussion of Possible Scenarios

Time for Questions

Private One to One Training

Eldercare Themes

Wellness & Aging

Goal - To broaden participant's thinking in relation to their own lives and the lives of their older relatives.

Financial Cost of Healthcare

Goal – to help participants realise the real cost of eldercare in terms of time, energy and money and to start planning ahead for their older relatives and for themselves.

Health in Later Years

Goal – to enable participants to realise that ageing well is a choice and it starts now!

Making Family Decisions

Goal – to consider what can be done to help older relatives and to appreciate that many families face similar issues.

Topics Included:

  • Is there a typical ageing journey?

  • How to talk to your parent about getting
    older eg. losing their driving licence

  • Transitioning into a nursing home

  • End of life care

Who Should Attend?

Courses are likely to be of specific interest to people over the age of forty with parents in their seventies. The information will be useful to both the adult children and the parents (although the parents need not attend).

Employees will benefit form open discussion to consider issues that require medium to long term planning in respect of themselves, their relationship with their partners, their children and their parents.

Method of Delivery

  • Online Training using Zoom with Polls and Breakout rooms
  • In person in house training using role play

Programme Delivery

  • Lunchtime seminars
  • Half Day seminars
  • Full Day seminars
  • Repeat seminars

*Prices available on application

Ideal No. of Participants

  • Online Training – up to 30
  • In person Training – 12 to 15 persons

Learning Objective

Participants will complete a One Page Plan which will help them to consolidate
the learning from the seminar and incorporate the learning into their lives.


Corporate Pricing available on request.

Emer Lavin, your independent and impartial eldercare advisor

Emer grew up in Northern Ireland during the Troubles and this experience sparked an interest in equality and human rights. She qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and practised law for a number of years before leaving to have a family in 2004. Around this time she also did voluntary work with cancer patients.

Emer identified a need for people to plan ahead in relation to eldercare and for families to be able to access independent and impartial advice. With this in mind she etablished Emer Lavin Eldercare in 2018.

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Corporate Testimonials

Emer is a member of the HaloCare Expert Panel and is a skilled advisor in the area of Eldercare. Emer also speaks to the media on behalf of HaloCare on a wide range of multi- faceted topics effecting the care of the elderly today. As a company committed to making a tangible overall difference to the communities in which we work, Emer has proven to be a huge asset to HaloCare in providing us with her extensive insight and expertise.

Therese Cullen Marketing Director Halocare Group July 2021

The session delivered was insightful. Employees were pleased with the content. It was clear and explanatory. Emer was there to support additional questions.

Naomi James National HR Director Kuehne Nagel July 2021

I consulted Emer Lavin about the Fair Deal Scheme and found her to be professional and knowledgeable about the cost of eldercare.

Sean Mc Keigue, Mc Keigue Kelly & Co., Accountants, Kiltormer, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Emer delivered training on how to avoid family disputes in relation to eldercare to Family Carers Ireland in October 2019. Emer is a skilled communicator and the audience got a lot from it. Emer answered questions and was very helpful to the participants.

Francis Kane Family Carers Ireland October 2018