Managing those January/Pandemic Blues

January/Pandemic Blues

We successfully got through the first week of January, however the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has left many people struggling with their mental health. As we are currently in the midst of more restrictions but in place by the government, it is now more important than ever to keep the spirits up & concentrate on mind […]

Make this years resolution – Connection

Health and Wellbeing

The Human Connection when we break it down really links to a sense of love and belonging. Love and Belonging are essential to the human experience. Love and belonging are key over the next few weeks as we yet again navigate a new normal way of life. As we move into uncertain times this January […]

World Diabetes Day 2020

Diabetes and oral health

The total number of people living with diabetes in Ireland is estimated to be 225,840. The International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Atlas (2013) estimate that there are 207,490 people with diabetes in Ireland in the 20 – 79 age group (prevalence of 6.5% in the population) which is in line with previous estimates that by 2030 […]

Sustainability for a Healthy Planet

Sustainability development goals

David Casey, Wellness & Health Promotion Manager at DeCare, discusses how health and well-being can drive sustainable development and lead to a healthy society on a healthy planet. Small businesses can play a crucial role as drivers of innovation and as engines of economic growth and employment. Sustainable consumption represents a common challenge for public […]

Progress Through Positivity

Progress through positivity

Misinformation during a health crisis can spread anxiety and fear. Knowing the facts is key to being properly prepared, according to David Casey, Wellness Manager at DeCare. The World Health Organisation is encouraging people to seek information from legitimate sources only, stating we need to connect safely with those who are isolated, and to curb […]

Men’s Health Week 2020

Men's Health

It is important that men and boys be mindful of their health and be aware of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.” What steps can I take for better, overall health? Take care of your body and mind Stay active Take care of your mental health […]

Women’s Health Week – Mental Health

Women's Mental Health

Women & Mental Health Having good mental health is about feeling positive about ourselves and others, being able to form good relationships, and having the resilience to overcome challenges.  Good mental health is characterised by a person’s ability to fulfil a number of key functions and activities, including the ability to learn, the ability to […]

National Women’s Health Week

Women's Health

All this week, we are celebrating ‘National Women’s Health Week’ and it is important, especially during this current climate, to remind women and girls to look after themselves and keep as healthy and active as possible. What steps can I take for better, overall health? Take care of your body and mind Stay active Take […]

“You Can’t Change the Direction of the Wind, but You Can Adjust Your Sails”

Health and Wellness

David Casey is the wellness health promotion manager for DeCare Dental. David Casey, RDN holds a national certificate in biology and a specialist in oral health with health promotion. He has just finished his M.A. in Health Promotion with specialist interest in mental health and workplace wellbeing at the school of Medicine, Nursing and Health […]

DeCare Head to Capital for Another Successful Wellness Event

DeCare Wellness that Works event 2019

The Westbury Hotel nestled near Dublin’s Grafton Street was the latest host venue for DeCare Dental’s Wellness that Works breakfast seminar on Thursday, September 26th. With an early start and busy morning ahead, the Grafton Suite was quick to fill with an extensive range of Wellness experts including business and HR managers, wellness advocates and […]