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#inspection

# inspection - Friday 9 April, 2021

Management of Covid-19 outbreak ‘chaotic and disorganised’ at Clare community hospital
# Inspection
# Inspection

Management of Covid-19 outbreak ‘chaotic and disorganised’ at Clare community hospital

Apr 9th 2021, 4:22 PM 25,736 Views 12 Comments

The centre was found to be non-compliant under 12 different regulations.

# inspection - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Six disability centres found non-compliant in protecting residents against infection
# Inspection
# Inspection

Six disability centres found non-compliant in protecting residents against infection

Oct 29th 2020, 4:51 PM 18,506 Views 7 Comments

HIQA has raised concerns with unsatisfactory measures in place to prevent the spread of infections.

# inspection - Friday 21 February, 2020

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found
# Deadmau5
# Deadmau5

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found

Feb 21st 2020, 4:37 PM 17,025 Views 10 Comments

Food production for the hospital has been moved to Merlin Park University Hospital.

# inspection - Monday 6 January, 2020

Dublin mental health centre issued with 'critical' risk rating by watchdog
# Inspection
# Inspection

Dublin mental health centre issued with 'critical' risk rating by watchdog

Jan 6th 2020, 12:34 PM 15,584 Views 7 Comments

The Jonathan Swift Clinic in Dublin was criticised by the Mental Health Commission.

# inspection - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Game ON! Scotland's clash with Japan given the go-ahead in Yokohama
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Game ON! Scotland's clash with Japan given the go-ahead in Yokohama

Updated Oct 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 36,993 Views 26 Comments

We have a game.

# inspection - Monday 29 July, 2019

'Both teams wanted to play' - World Rugby defends pitch decision in Samoa
# Mudbath
From The42
# Mudbath

'Both teams wanted to play' - World Rugby defends pitch decision in Samoa

Jul 29th 2019, 3:03 PM 15,855 Views 12 Comments

The Pacific Nations Cup clash was played in tough conditions.

# inspection - Friday 14 June, 2019

Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices
# Inspection
# Inspection

Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices

Jun 14th 2019, 11:01 AM 12,289 Views 15 Comments

Commissioner Drew Harris last month confirmed a new anti-corruption unit will be up and running by the end of the year.

# inspection - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks
# Cpe
# Cpe

'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks

Feb 26th 2019, 11:46 AM 19,626 Views 10 Comments

HIQA inspected the facility following the outbreaks in July and October last year.

# inspection - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí
# Dublin South Central
# Dublin South Central

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí

Jan 17th 2019, 7:25 PM 10,148 Views 6 Comments

Hiqa’s inspectors reviewed 26 files and found that in 19 of them allegations had not been appropriately notified to gardaí by social workers.

# inspection - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Concerns over accommodation standards and infection control at Limerick centre for elderly
# St Ita's Community Hospital
# St Ita's Community Hospital

Concerns over accommodation standards and infection control at Limerick centre for elderly

Jan 3rd 2019, 11:32 AM 9,996 Views 3 Comments

Hiqa inspected St Ita’s Community Hospital last summer.

# inspection - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Restaurateur fined but avoids jail after obstructing inspection of his employment records
# Dalkey
# Dalkey

Restaurateur fined but avoids jail after obstructing inspection of his employment records

May 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,859 Views 0 Comments

A garda explained to him that the inspector was doing his job but Xu said he did not care.

# inspection - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Concerns raised over fire safety and personal rights in Meath nursing home
# Inspection
# Inspection

Concerns raised over fire safety and personal rights in Meath nursing home

Apr 18th 2018, 11:38 AM 19,074 Views 8 Comments

Hiqa inspected the Silvergrove Nursing Home in January.

# inspection - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Leftover food and no privacy: Hiqa raises serious concerns over Dublin hospital conditions
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Leftover food and no privacy: Hiqa raises serious concerns over Dublin hospital conditions

Apr 10th 2018, 11:57 AM 23,521 Views 24 Comments

The inspection at Cherry Orchard Hospital took place in November last year.

# inspection - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Rusty tables, foul smells and no privacy: Nursing home ordered to improve after concerning inspection
# Leopardstown Park
# Leopardstown Park

Rusty tables, foul smells and no privacy: Nursing home ordered to improve after concerning inspection

Dec 7th 2017, 10:56 AM 14,134 Views 13 Comments

The centre provides care for the sick and aged population in Dublin.

# inspection - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Over 200 inspections at homeless hotels and B&Bs following complaints
# Crisis
# Crisis

Over 200 inspections at homeless hotels and B&Bs following complaints

Nov 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 10,463 Views 9 Comments

Homeless services say the inspections are welcome, but the government’s main focus should be on ensuring families are not living long-term in hotels and B&Bs.

# inspection - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Concerns raised after residents left for hours without breakfast at disability centre
# Inspection
# Inspection

Concerns raised after residents left for hours without breakfast at disability centre

Nov 14th 2017, 3:48 PM 16,542 Views 11 Comments

14 incidents of potential abuse have been identified at Stewarts Care in Dublin.

# inspection - Monday 6 November, 2017

'Physically and psychologically abusive' situation reported at Kilkenny care centre
# Distress
# Distress

'Physically and psychologically abusive' situation reported at Kilkenny care centre

Nov 6th 2017, 5:12 PM 15,160 Views 11 Comments

The centre provides long-term residential care to children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

# inspection - Monday 2 October, 2017

Children 'subjected to atmosphere of fear' due to issues at residential centre
# UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION
# UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION

Children 'subjected to atmosphere of fear' due to issues at residential centre

Oct 2nd 2017, 8:15 PM 7,597 Views 2 Comments

A report found that improvements followed the appointment of an interim centre manager.

# inspection - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Crying and shivering': Residents and staff at disability care centre describe fear and vulnerability
# Hiqa Inspection
# Hiqa Inspection

'Crying and shivering': Residents and staff at disability care centre describe fear and vulnerability

Aug 4th 2017, 2:32 PM 17,998 Views 9 Comments

A report on this centre in Limerick is one of 22 Hiqa inspections that were published today.

# inspection - Friday 5 May, 2017

Gardaí want to know how many offences you can spot on this seized car
# Help Needed
# Help Needed

Gardaí want to know how many offences you can spot on this seized car

May 5th 2017, 10:08 AM 41,962 Views 78 Comments

This could take a while.

# inspection - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Children abscond from Tusla care centre 42 times in five months
# Urgent Problems
# Urgent Problems

Children abscond from Tusla care centre 42 times in five months

Apr 20th 2017, 4:02 PM 9,354 Views 10 Comments

No further admissions will be made to the Tusla centre until these issues are fixed.

# inspection - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions

Mar 28th 2017, 3:16 PM 37,710 Views 52 Comments

One of the dogs was missing all but two of his teeth.

# inspection - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre
# HIQA
# HIQA

21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre

Mar 15th 2017, 5:51 PM 8,112 Views 2 Comments

Hiqa inspected Ashington Centre, Dublin 7 after reports of physical and verbal abuse of residents.

# inspection - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Children experienced "significant harm" at state-run care home
# HIQA
# HIQA

Children experienced "significant harm" at state-run care home

Nov 29th 2016, 12:32 PM 9,074 Views 36 Comments

HIQA inspection found that the centre has been going through a period of crisis for a long period of time.

# inspection - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility

Jun 22nd 2016, 4:45 PM 15,041 Views 32 Comments

The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.

# inspection - Monday 13 June, 2016

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard
# Housing
# Housing

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Jun 13th 2016, 2:34 PM 17,019 Views 73 Comments

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

# inspection - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Louth care centre used disabled man's money to buy cutlery, furnishings and fireplace
# Failed
# Failed

Louth care centre used disabled man's money to buy cutlery, furnishings and fireplace

Feb 25th 2016, 9:27 AM 16,985 Views 31 Comments

A report also found there were 74 reported incidents of abusive behaviour or assaults in an eight month period.

# inspection - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language
# Recommendations
# Recommendations

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language

Oct 22nd 2015, 7:16 PM 12,340 Views 52 Comments

The unannounced inspection of Oberstown also found issues with care planning, mediation management and training.

# inspection - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated
# In Care
# In Care

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated

Sep 17th 2015, 4:09 PM 15,740 Views 14 Comments

Files for the patients showed no record of a capacity to make a decision on engaging in a sexual relationship.

# inspection - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Care home refused to call fire brigade following alarm as it would have cost too much
# Too Hot To Handle
# Too Hot To Handle

Care home refused to call fire brigade following alarm as it would have cost too much

Aug 26th 2015, 1:09 PM 21,032 Views 31 Comments

The Richmond House care home in Monkstown, south Dublin, was found to be negligent in several ways following a HIQA inspection in June.

# inspection - 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 18,058 Views 0 Comments

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

# inspection - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Wing part found on island is from MH370
# Experts Gather
# Experts Gather

Wing part found on island is from MH370

Aug 5th 2015, 7:00 PM 30,018 Views 24 Comments

Technical experts in France began examining the plane part today.

# inspection - Thursday 23 July, 2015

'Privacy and dignity' breached at Roscommon nursing home
# Sacred Heart
# Sacred Heart

'Privacy and dignity' breached at Roscommon nursing home

Jul 23rd 2015, 4:36 PM 9,091 Views 10 Comments

Residents had little privacy, and had to be helped long distances to access wheelchair-accessible toilets.

# inspection - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood

Jun 24th 2015, 8:11 AM 9,801 Views 9 Comments

Berkeley Police Department has said no criminal investigation is being carried out.

# inspection - Friday 12 June, 2015

Residents at disability centre locked in unit because of staff shortages
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Residents at disability centre locked in unit because of staff shortages

Jun 12th 2015, 2:22 PM 8,128 Views 17 Comments

In one instance, residents were locked in a unit while a nurse went to another to administer medicines.

# inspection - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Care centre resident drugged 13 times by staff as form of 'chemical restraint'
# Sedated
# Sedated

Care centre resident drugged 13 times by staff as form of 'chemical restraint'

Jun 11th 2015, 1:50 PM 12,370 Views 27 Comments

Hiqa has called for an urgent review of staffing levels at Cregg House in Sligo following concerns raised in three new reports.

# inspection - Friday 3 April, 2015

This nursing home has been reprimanded yet again after a FIFTH inspection
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

This nursing home has been reprimanded yet again after a FIFTH inspection

Apr 3rd 2015, 12:32 PM 14,963 Views 24 Comments

Mullinahinch House nursing home had failed to rectify old problems and had accumulated a host of new ones, according to inspectors.

# inspection - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Getting an NCT soon? 24-hour testing among changes to speed it up
# Inspection
# Inspection

Getting an NCT soon? 24-hour testing among changes to speed it up

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:49 PM 20,360 Views 52 Comments

More staff and new lanes are also coming on stream.

# inspection - 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 21,038 Views 10 Comments

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

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