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Frequently Asked Questions

We understand you will have lots of questions. This resource will address many of them, but when we speak by phone we can identify any other information that will be helpful for you to know.

What forms of payment does Affinity Plus take?

Payment can be made with ease to Affinity Plus by bank transfer, direct debit or cheque.

What duties and tasks can a Home Support Assistant help with?

Affinity Plus Home Support Assistants can help with the following tasks; personal care, meal preparation, medication prompt, mobility assistance, emotional support, companionship, household tasks, laundry, errands, exercise encouragement and a walk.

What training does a Home Support Assistant receive?

All our Home Support Assistants are Garda Vetted, complete our Induction Course and Manual Handling Training. 

Within our Senior Care and Recovery Care Services all Home Support Assistants will have completed at least two QQI Modules.

Within our Mother Care Service our Home Support Assistants will have completed Pediatric First Aid.   

Can I claim Income Tax Relief on Affinity Plus Care/Support Services?

Yes! Income Tax Relief is available to anyone who pays for Care/Support services. You can receive tax relief of up to 40% of the cost of your care service, subject to conditions (contact www.revenue.ie for further information). 

Do I pay VAT on Care/Support Services?

No the services offered by Affinity Plus Home Support are VAT exempt.

How does Affinity Plus Home Support match Client and Home Support Assistant?

Before we commence Care/Support one of our two Directors will have a consultation with the client and their family.  This is an integral part of the process for us as it allows us to take into consideration; personality, qualities and likes of the client. This allows us to understand which member of our team will suit the client's needs best.

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