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# care-home - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Laois nursing home confirms Covid-19 outbreak with 31 cases
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Laois nursing home confirms Covid-19 outbreak with 31 cases

Oct 6th 2020, 3:55 PM 29,549 Views 36 Comments

Ten members of staff have tested positive for the virus.

# care-home - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action

Feb 21st 2019, 5:15 PM 18,914 Views 0 Comments

The patient’s grand-daughter alleged that on 26 April 2018 the care-worker had verbally threatened her grandmother.

# care-home - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Pensioner being restricted from visiting his wife in her care home is 'shameful', says FG TD
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Pensioner being restricted from visiting his wife in her care home is 'shameful', says FG TD

Nov 7th 2018, 3:46 PM 29,888 Views 46 Comments

The HSE is yet to contact the family featured in the programme, says Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd.

# care-home - Friday 4 August, 2017

Kerry nursing home told its system for residents' cash is 'not secure'
# Kerry
# Kerry

Kerry nursing home told its system for residents' cash is 'not secure'

Aug 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 8,772 Views 3 Comments

An inspection in April this year also found some staff had not received training in medication management and infection control.

# care-home - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Man (69) who pleasured himself while being washed by care assistants avoids jail
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Man (69) who pleasured himself while being washed by care assistants avoids jail

Jul 20th 2017, 9:49 PM 31,510 Views 89 Comments

Michael Mason plead guilty to sexual assault.

# care-home - Friday 14 July, 2017

Just one shower for 24 people at elderly residential home
# Ennis
# Ennis

Just one shower for 24 people at elderly residential home

Jul 14th 2017, 4:54 PM 12,252 Views 15 Comments

A Hiqa report found that bags of soiled washing were stored under beds at St Joseph’s Hospital in Ennis.

# care-home - Thursday 14 July, 2016

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse
# Intellectual Disabilities
# Intellectual Disabilities

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse

Jul 14th 2016, 10:15 PM 20,814 Views 45 Comments

The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.

# care-home - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again
# Inspection
# Inspection

Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again

Aug 6th 2015, 2:12 PM 18,048 Views 0 Comments

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

# care-home - Saturday 17 January, 2015

No new admissions at care home where residents 'regularly assaulted each other'
# Cork
# Cork

No new admissions at care home where residents 'regularly assaulted each other'

Jan 17th 2015, 7:35 PM 21,033 Views 10 Comments

The operators of the centre have committed to a range of reforms.

# care-home - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Care home staff were not trained to deal with resident who kept punching themselves
# Louth
# Louth

Care home staff were not trained to deal with resident who kept punching themselves

Jan 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 19,840 Views 14 Comments

One resident was left playing with blocks on the floor for most of the day, only getting a break to go to the toilet and eat.

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

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

Jan 13th 2015, 5:19 PM 8,579 Views 41 Comments

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

# care-home - Thursday 11 December, 2014

One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled

Dec 11th 2014, 7:09 AM 7,971 Views 5 Comments

Five other residents at the care home were injured in the incident with one in serious condition.

# care-home - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

UK care home with 'overpowering smell' of urine shut down after inspection
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

UK care home with 'overpowering smell' of urine shut down after inspection

Dec 10th 2014, 11:34 AM 6,530 Views 7 Comments

Elderly residents were removed from the care home last night due to the immediate closure.

# care-home - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

HSE announces 'National Summit' in wake of harrowing Áras Attracta exposé
# Care Home Scandal
# Care Home Scandal

HSE announces 'National Summit' in wake of harrowing Áras Attracta exposé

Dec 9th 2014, 10:26 PM 6,569 Views 136 Comments

A raft of measures have been announced by the HSE to deal with the issues raised by tonight’s shocking documentary.

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor
# Care Home
# Care Home

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor

Dec 9th 2014, 9:22 PM 60,676 Views 246 Comments

TheJournal.ie 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.

# care-home - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 2nd 2014, 11:54 AM 4,673 Views 9 Comments

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

# care-home - Monday 28 July, 2014

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home
# UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION
# UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home

Jul 28th 2014, 11:02 AM 8,727 Views 14 Comments

The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.

# care-home - Friday 25 April, 2014

Failings at UK care home run by Rehab 'raises questions' for Ireland
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Failings at UK care home run by Rehab 'raises questions' for Ireland

Apr 25th 2014, 12:24 PM 6,210 Views 20 Comments

A Prime Time investigation revealed that standards of care were not met at a care home run by Rehab Group.

# care-home - Monday 30 September, 2013

Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months
# Care Home
# Care Home

Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months

Sep 30th 2013, 7:14 AM 4,840 Views 6 Comments

The positions in nursing, administration, catering, managerial and support systems areas are being developed by the McMahon Health Group at the Cairnhill Bray facility.

# care-home - Monday 21 January, 2013

Report: 117 unauthorised absences from one HSE care home
# Care Home
# Care Home

Report: 117 unauthorised absences from one HSE care home

Jan 21st 2013, 8:52 AM 5,162 Views 10 Comments

One teenager absconded 72 times from the centre, according to a report by HIQA.

# care-home - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected
# Elderly
# Elderly

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected

Dec 6th 2012, 3:26 PM 3,685 Views 14 Comments

They said they had seen other staff members neglecting the residents, while a quarter said they had seen psychologically abusive acts take place.

# care-home - Monday 23 April, 2012

Protest over funding cuts at Sligo residential care centre
# Sligo
# Sligo

Protest over funding cuts at Sligo residential care centre

Apr 23rd 2012, 3:02 PM 1,910 Views 5 Comments

A silent walk will take place at 6pm in Sligo this evening to protest against funding cuts affecting the home, which provides care for people with intellectual disabilities.

Alzheimer's patient beaten by carer at UK nursing home
# Carer Abuse
# Carer Abuse

Alzheimer's patient beaten by carer at UK nursing home

Apr 23rd 2012, 3:00 PM 6,612 Views 51 Comments

A programme on BBC television tonight will highlight the abuse of an elderly patient at a care home in London last year.

# care-home - Monday 10 October, 2011

HSE confirms long-term Dublin care home to close
# Health
# Health

HSE confirms long-term Dublin care home to close

Oct 10th 2011, 12:56 PM 1,687 Views 5 Comments

INMO is angered by the move which is says came “without discussion” with staff – but HSE points to HIQA inspection reports which found the “old” building provided an “unfavourable physical environment”.