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This year
Ireland's nursing home sector 'under threat of failure' amid post-pandemic challenges - report
Fourteen private operators control 40% of nursing home beds, the study found.
One in five small, private nursing homes have closed for good, since the pandemic.
Private patients receive 55% less subsidy funding compared to patients in the public sector.
Models of care are being wiped out and the sector is under threat, according to one sector representative.
Last year
Families call for additional funding in private Cork nursing homes, as relatives face eviction
'In two years it will be too late': Nursing homes deliver stark warning on future of sector
Families of residents who will be 'kicked out' of Cork nursing home urge Taoiseach to step in
Changes allowing nursing home residents to keep rent could see older people 'forced to move out'
All time
Nursing home residents availing of Fair Deal can now keep more rental income
'At best unfruitful and at worst a waste': Charities hit out at changes to Fair Deal scheme
Cabinet approves Fair Deal rule change in order to bring thousands of vacant houses back into use
Nursing home accommodation costs 62% more in public residences than in private alternatives
Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding
'A removal of stress and worry' - Fair Deal scheme to be extended to farms and family businesses
'Somebody needs to shout stop': HSE nursing homes cost a lot more to run than private ones
Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'
New plans would see people in nursing homes given incentives to rent out their home
'They simply can't afford it': Older people being priced out of nursing homes
We need compassion as a priority in how we care for people like Michael and Kathleen
Sonya Felton
'There needs to be flexibility so this never happens again'
HSE confirms elderly couple will be reunited after Liveline intervention
Elderly couple married for 63 years separated as one is rejected for nursing home care
Brendan Courtney's dad passes away months after documentary on care for the elderly
Order of nuns sells south Dublin nursing home to private operator
'A Fair Deal it may be, a cheap deal it sure isn't' - the trauma of putting a relative into care
Homecare for the elderly a 'priority' in wake of Brendan Courtney documentary
'Unfair and unjust': Proposed hike in nursing home bills slammed
Leo wants no more than 90 people on trolleys for more than nine hours by the end of 2015
Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy
Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
Nursing home waiting lists are 'spiralling out of control'
Long waiting times for nursing home funding causing 'distress and hardship'
Fair City is getting its first ever Credit Union
Sébastian Chabal goes from caveman to fairy in crazy advert
Residents of nursing home to have HSE 'Fair Deal' funding removed
Review on way to ensure nursing home scheme offers security to older people
Nine hospitals carrying debts of €500k because of funding delay
New product placement rules sees Fair City gets a SPAR
Fair Deal nursing home scheme to resume on Monday
"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended