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#Care homes

# care-homes - Monday 1 August, 2016

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.

# care-homes - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Here's where that €12 million taken from the mental health budget will be spent

The removal of the money caused anger among mental health campaigners.

# care-homes - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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.

# care-homes - Sunday 14 December, 2014

700 complaints about nursing and care home staff passed to gardaí

27 of those complaints are redacted.

# care-homes - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

HSE to close children's unit following inspection

A report by HIQA found that a Monaghan care unit did not have adequate fire safety procedures in place, leading to a decision to close it.

# care-homes - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Dispensing psychotropic drugs to the elderly doubles when they enter care

The results showed that psychotropic drug use was almost 20 times higher in care homes than in the community in Northern Ireland.

# care-homes - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Use of restraint on nursing home residents caused "serious injuries"

A HIQA report into the care administered to patients at Larchfield Park Nursing Home raised a number of concerns.

# care-homes - Saturday 20 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know: the latest on the murder of two Down women in Turkey, the grim outlook for the Waterford whale, a high-profile defection in Libya, and Simon Cowell’s plans for the afterlife

# care-homes - Friday 29 July, 2011

Big-name Irish investors warned about standard of their British care homes

A chain of homes owned by investors including JP McManus and Dermot Desmond is told to improve services or face closure.