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#Áras Attracta

# aras-attracta - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home

An RTÉ documentary revealed shocking abuse at the Mayo facility in 2014.

# aras-attracta - Monday 31 July, 2017

Man was malnourished and severely dehydrated before death at Áras Attracta

An inquest heard that staff at the centre did all they could treat him.

# aras-attracta - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

"Sometimes they shout at you; I don't like it, I shout back": People in care on what THEY need

The opinions of 140 people in care homes were documented and published in a report as part of a review of Áras Attracta.

# aras-attracta - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published

The findings of the panel of specialists set up to examine the care centre are being published today.

# aras-attracta - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'There's no prospect of my brother improving, he can't be moved into community living'

Some families of residents at Áras Attracta in Mayo fear the facility will be closed down.

# aras-attracta - Monday 9 May, 2016

Investigation underway after resident dies at Áras Attracta centre

The HSE has confirmed it is liaising with the gardaí on the matter.

# aras-attracta - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again

Hiqa has warned the centre containing the home could face closure.

# aras-attracta - Monday 20 July, 2015

Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home

The latest suspension is not connected with the RTÉ probe, or with follow up actions by gardaí.

# aras-attracta - Friday 12 June, 2015

Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault

One woman, aged in her 60s, faces a total of five charges.

# aras-attracta - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Controversial Áras Attracta home failed to protect resident who fell on wet floor

Follow-up inspections found there are still a large number of failings at the home.

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# aras-attracta - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes

They have come to a junction because of privacy issues, however, and are now seeking expert advice on how to move forward.

# aras-attracta - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Áras Attracta residents sent 500 Christmas cards by Irish wellwishers

The three residents of Bungalow Three whose ill-treatment was highlighted on RTÉ exposé sent flowers and gifts.

# aras-attracta - Saturday 20 December, 2014

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse

The director general of the HSE Tony O’Brien said, “We need to know whether and in what circumstances we can engage in covert filming”.

# aras-attracta - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Staff taken off-duty after "concerns" at Tipperary disability unit

Minister Kathleen Lynch says she expected such concerns to be raised following the Áras Attracta case.

# aras-attracta - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Campaigner and thalidomide survivor: Meet the woman who will listen to HSE whistleblowers

Leigh Gath has been named the HSE’s Confidential Recipient.

Leo: The Áras Attracta abuse is the worst I've ever seen Care Homes This post contains videos

Leo: The Áras Attracta abuse is the worst I've ever seen

The Health Minister has been speaking about the shocking footage broadcast by RTÉ last week.

Minister 'hasn't heard anything' to reassure her about abuse at other care homes

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# aras-attracta - Monday 15 December, 2014

Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week

Anyone who keeps up with current affairs in Ireland would be hard-pressed to find a smile these days. I’ve decided what I need to do to change things – if even in a small way.

# aras-attracta - Sunday 14 December, 2014

'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'

The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.

# aras-attracta - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Aras Attracta family: "Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension"

Mary Garvin’s family issue a statement following reports of death threats to carers.

# aras-attracta - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group

Nearly 100 hours of training was given to staff featured in tonight’s exposé in the wake of a HIQA report earlier this year but the Disability Federation says this abuse was nothing to do with training.

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Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened

The shocking footage was disturbing viewing.

# aras-attracta - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor has been allowed view the documentary on Áras Attracta in advance. HSE and Garda investigations are under way into what the Taoiseach has called “intolerable” claims of abuse at the home.

# aras-attracta - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Renewed calls to meet minister after abuse claims at Mayo care home

HIQA inspected the home last summer and found a number of failings.

# aras-attracta - Monday 1 December, 2014

Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility

A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.