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https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/health/drugs_and_medicines/long_term_illness_scheme.html People suffering from certain conditions can get free drugs, medicines and medical and surgical appliances for the treatment of that condition. These are provided under the Long Term Illness Scheme. This scheme is administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE), under Section 59 of the Health Act 1970. The Long
https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social_welfare/social_welfare_payments/disability_and_illness/treatment_benefit_scheme.html The Treatment Benefit Scheme is run by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) and provides dental, optical and aural services to qualified people. The Treatment Benefit Scheme is available to insured workers, the self-employed and retired people who have the required number of PRSI contributions. Under the
https://www.lrpsychologyservices.com/free-nappy-scheme This arrangement is hard to get information on and seems to vary from county to county. The main benefit is parents can get nappies for free if they have a child with special needs. You can only access the scheme when your child reaches the age of 3 or
https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/housing/housing_grants_and_schemes/warmer_homes_scheme.html The Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme aims to improve the energy efficiency and warmth of homes owned by people on low incomes. It is operated by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).Full details of the scheme are on the SEAI’s website. The Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme provides funding
Guide Dog Allowance: Guide Dog Allowance If you are blind or visually impaired, you can claim a tax credit if you own a trained guide dog. You can also claim the Blind Person’s Tax Credit. The Guide Dog Allowance is an annual allowance of €825 at the standard rate (equal to a credit
Long-Stay Contribution: If your accommodation or your daily living costs are provided by the Health Service Executive (HSE), or by another provider on behalf of the HSE, you may pay a Long-Stay Contribution towards these costs. From 1 January 2017, long-stay charges are replaced by Long-Stay Contributions. Where long-stay charges
Free Travel: Everyone aged 66 and over, legally resident and living permanently in the State, is entitled to the Free Travel Scheme. Some people under 66 also qualify. If you qualify for free travel, you are issued with a card that you must carry with you when using public transport.
Tax back on Guide Dog: If you are blind or visually impaired, you can claim a tax credit if you own a trained guide dog. You can also claim the Blind Tax Credit. The Guide Dog Allowance is an allowance of €825 per year. Use myAccount to claim the Guide Dog Allowance. Assistance dogs provided
Tax relief on the costs of employing a home carer You can claim tax relief on the cost of employing a carer either if you employ one for yourself, or for another family member. You can employ the carer directly or you can use an agency that employs carers. If