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# home help

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Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300
HSE saving measures to target older people and those with disabilities 'in order to break even'
Almost 1,000 people added to the waiting list for home help hours since March
Demand for every kind of health service in Ireland is set to go through the roof in the next 13 years
'You're giving up everything and they don't want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going'
'At the moment it's just horrendous out there': The challenges facing Ireland's carers
Social workers 'waiting for people to die' to get elderly clients the care they need
Labour Court ends system of zero-hour contracts for home helps
'Older people left vulnerable through lack of inspections' - home help group
New app to save time and money for Irish Wheelchair Association
Home help protest set for Taoiseach's Mayo office
Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts
Home help workers to march to the Dáil today
Video: Jack and Jill Children's Foundation makes urgent appeal
450,000 home help hours could go as HSE plans €8 million cut
In Pics: This evening's protest against home care and home help cuts
Home help and home care workers set to protest against cuts
People with disabilities continue their protest outside Leinster House despite U-turn
People with disabilities holding overnight protest against HSE cuts
Health Minister comments on National Broadband Plan, quiet on HSE cuts
Health Minister accused of 'going into hiding' as HSE makes cuts
HSE announces €130 million in cost-saving measures to meet Troika targets
Carers using respite grant to pay bills, rather than for actual respite