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# Áras Attracta

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HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home
An RTÉ documentary revealed shocking abuse at the Mayo facility in 2014.
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.
"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.
'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.
'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.
Investigation underway after resident dies at Áras Attracta centre
The HSE has confirmed it is liaising with the gardaí on the matter.
Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again
Hiqa has warned the centre containing the home could face closure.
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.
Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault
One woman, aged in her 60s, faces a total of five charges.
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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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.
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.
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”.
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.
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
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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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.
'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'
The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.
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.
'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.
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.
Renewed calls to meet minister after abuse claims at Mayo care home
HIQA inspected the home last summer and found a number of failings.
Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility
A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.