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#Nursing Home

# nursing-home - Friday 22 January, 2021

11 residents of north Co Dublin nursing home died with Covid-19 during recent outbreak
# Lusk
# Lusk

11 residents of north Co Dublin nursing home died with Covid-19 during recent outbreak

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:49 PM 37,663 Views 30 Comments

The HSE said a significant number of both patients and staff at the home “remain affected by Covid-19″.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

'All about an effective roll-out now': Vaccine prioritisation for nursing home residents welcomed after difficult year
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'All about an effective roll-out now': Vaccine prioritisation for nursing home residents welcomed after difficult year

Dec 8th 2020, 3:19 PM 5,708 Views 0 Comments

Under the government’s prioritisation plan, residents of nursing homes aged 65 and over will receive a Covid-19 vaccine first.

# nursing-home - Thursday 26 November, 2020

HSE to source alternative accommodation for residents as it closes Kerry nursing home after Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE to source alternative accommodation for residents as it closes Kerry nursing home after Covid-19 outbreak

Nov 26th 2020, 5:43 PM 10,059 Views 2 Comments

An outbreak of Covid-19 was reported at Oaklands Nursing Home in Listowel earlier this month.

# nursing-home - Thursday 22 October, 2020

90% of residents and all but one nursing staff in nursing home test positive for Covid-19, Dáil told
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

90% of residents and all but one nursing staff in nursing home test positive for Covid-19, Dáil told

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 3:22 PM 63,438 Views 87 Comments

Two TDs from the Roscommon–Galway constituency say the nursing home is located in their area.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Fourth resident at Laois nursing home dies after contracting Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Fourth resident at Laois nursing home dies after contracting Covid-19

Oct 14th 2020, 4:29 PM 18,185 Views 15 Comments

On Monday, three residents were confirmed to have died at Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home in Portlaoise.

# nursing-home - Monday 12 October, 2020

Three residents at Laois nursing home die after contracting Covid-19
# Kilminchy Lodge
# Kilminchy Lodge

Three residents at Laois nursing home die after contracting Covid-19

Oct 12th 2020, 2:34 PM 22,835 Views 37 Comments

More than 30 cases of the virus were reported at the facility last week.

# nursing-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 29,506 Views 36 Comments

Ten members of staff have tested positive for the virus.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Health Minister says 'further steps' will be taken if questions not answered about death of cancer patient with facial wounds
# Ultan Meehan
# Ultan Meehan

Health Minister says 'further steps' will be taken if questions not answered about death of cancer patient with facial wounds

Aug 26th 2020, 10:24 PM 57,814 Views 10 Comments

Ultan Meehan, aged 79, had been suffering from dementia and had terminal cancer when he developed facial wounds.

# nursing-home - Monday 15 June, 2020

'Tears of joy and happiness' as visitors return to nursing homes
# Reunited
# Reunited

'Tears of joy and happiness' as visitors return to nursing homes

Jun 15th 2020, 5:30 PM 23,581 Views 15 Comments

It has been three months since residents have been able to see their loved ones in person.

# nursing-home - Saturday 25 April, 2020

21 confirmed Covid-19 deaths recorded at one Dublin care home for older people
# Nursing Home
# Nursing Home

21 confirmed Covid-19 deaths recorded at one Dublin care home for older people

Apr 25th 2020, 4:09 PM 53,549 Views 59 Comments

Home help workers might be redeployed to nursing homes, said Minister Simon Harris.

# nursing-home - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Probe launched after 31 deaths at Canadian nursing home
# Montreal
# Montreal

Probe launched after 31 deaths at Canadian nursing home

Apr 19th 2020, 7:25 AM 38,463 Views 28 Comments

Quebec Premier Francois Legault said it appeared to be a case of “gross negligence”.

# nursing-home - Saturday 18 April, 2020

HSE says internal memo referring to 'dirtiest patients' at Dublin nursing home was issued without approval
# St Mary's Hospital
# St Mary's Hospital

HSE says internal memo referring to 'dirtiest patients' at Dublin nursing home was issued without approval

Apr 18th 2020, 3:46 PM 69,552 Views 79 Comments

The memo laid out measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 by setting up “clean” and “dirty” areas.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Nursing home brings High Court challenge over Hiqa finding which raised fire safety concerns
# High Court
# High Court

Nursing home brings High Court challenge over Hiqa finding which raised fire safety concerns

Dec 17th 2019, 9:00 PM 18,697 Views 0 Comments

The challenge has been brought by JCP Powdermill Care Centre Ltd.

# nursing-home - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Nursing home goes into examinership over fears vulture fund may seek to put it into receivership
# Examinership
# Examinership

Nursing home goes into examinership over fears vulture fund may seek to put it into receivership

Aug 3rd 2019, 11:40 AM 55,651 Views 15 Comments

The company is clearly insolvent and unable to pay its debts as they fall due, the judge said.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad
# Food Poisoning
# Food Poisoning

Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:50 AM 23,134 Views 13 Comments

The five individuals are aged between 76 and 95 years old.

# nursing-home - Monday 4 March, 2019

'Significant concerns' raised over fire safety in Kerry nursing home
# Lystoll Lodge
# Lystoll Lodge

'Significant concerns' raised over fire safety in Kerry nursing home

Mar 4th 2019, 12:52 PM 14,748 Views 0 Comments

During an unannounced inspection, 11 areas were found to be non-compliant at Lystoll Lodge.

# nursing-home - Friday 15 February, 2019

Sacked nursing home care worker 'found asleep on the job' was not unfairly dismissed - WRC
# Case Closed
# Case Closed

Sacked nursing home care worker 'found asleep on the job' was not unfairly dismissed - WRC

Feb 15th 2019, 7:36 AM 53,859 Views 0 Comments

The worker was found to move chairs out of the view of CCTV cameras.

# nursing-home - 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 9,940 Views 3 Comments

Hiqa inspected St Ita’s Community Hospital last summer.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home
# Damages
# Damages

Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home

Nov 13th 2018, 2:41 PM 17,417 Views 0 Comments

A hot water bottle was placed next to Olive Sheeran’s feet and burst shortly afterwards, severely scalding her, a court has heard.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days'
# Brain Disease
From The42
# Brain Disease

'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days'

Aug 14th 2018, 6:17 PM 15,077 Views 5 Comments

Ron Saunders, who guided Aston Villa to the 1981 English League crown, is suffering from dementia

# nursing-home - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Man loses bid to leave nursing home, is made ward of court
# Epilepsy
# Epilepsy

Man loses bid to leave nursing home, is made ward of court

Updated Aug 7th 2018, 6:09 PM 24,027 Views 0 Comments

An advocacy group representing the man said he has lost “his rights as a citizen”.

# nursing-home - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison
# Court Or Appeal
# Court Or Appeal

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison

May 17th 2018, 7:31 PM 20,894 Views 0 Comments

Peter Hilliard had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault at a nursing home in Rathfarnham, Dublin between February 2013 and June 2016.

# nursing-home - 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 18,967 Views 8 Comments

Hiqa inspected the Silvergrove Nursing Home in January.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff at Raheny nursing home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff at Raheny nursing home

Feb 6th 2018, 3:44 PM 29,513 Views 28 Comments

Hiqa inspectors uncovered a number of problems at the Dublin centre.

# nursing-home - 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 13,877 Views 13 Comments

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

# nursing-home - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Health watchdog boss says he was at controversial 'boycott Fair Deal Scheme' meeting
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Health watchdog boss says he was at controversial 'boycott Fair Deal Scheme' meeting

Oct 19th 2017, 2:58 PM 10,856 Views 11 Comments

Chairman of Hiqa, Brian McEnery, attended a meeting in 2015, which has sparked a potential investigation into the private nursing home sector.

# nursing-home - Monday 2 October, 2017

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'
# Winter Flu
# Winter Flu

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'

Oct 2nd 2017, 4:32 PM 12,092 Views 69 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said just one third of all health workers got the vaccine last year.

# nursing-home - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Nursing home told to change bedroom after inspection finds residents had no personal space or privacy
# HIQA
# HIQA

Nursing home told to change bedroom after inspection finds residents had no personal space or privacy

Aug 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 17,147 Views 17 Comments

Investigators found that four residents had been using the room.

# nursing-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 8,749 Views 3 Comments

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

# nursing-home - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'They simply can't afford it': Older people being priced out of nursing homes
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

'They simply can't afford it': Older people being priced out of nursing homes

Jul 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,639 Views 13 Comments

Age Action has said some nursing homes are charging “extortionate costs”.

# nursing-home - Monday 26 June, 2017

Elderly couple married for 63 years separated as one is rejected for nursing home care
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

Elderly couple married for 63 years separated as one is rejected for nursing home care

Jun 26th 2017, 4:31 PM 47,971 Views 110 Comments

Michael Devereaux (90) broke down in tears as he explained the ‘nightmare’ situation.

# nursing-home - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Order of nuns sells south Dublin nursing home to private operator
# Queen Of Peace
# Queen Of Peace

Order of nuns sells south Dublin nursing home to private operator

Jun 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 22,050 Views 19 Comments

Orwell Healthcare, one of Dublin’s largest facilities, has taken over Queen of Peace.

# nursing-home - Monday 27 March, 2017

Eircom fined for over-charging nuns' nursing home and leaving it without phone service for weeks
# Phone Service
# Phone Service

Eircom fined for over-charging nuns' nursing home and leaving it without phone service for weeks

Mar 27th 2017, 7:55 PM 15,711 Views 26 Comments

The judge convicted Eircom and imposed fines amounting to €16,500 which must be paid within two months.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

George Clooney surprised an elderly fan by turning up at her nursing home on her 87th birthday
# Surprise Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Surprise Surprise

George Clooney surprised an elderly fan by turning up at her nursing home on her 87th birthday

Mar 21st 2017, 9:00 AM 4,556 Views 1 Comment

Ah George!

# nursing-home - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'It's too blunt': Concerns around adding home care to Fair Deal scheme
# Caring For The Elderly
# Caring For The Elderly

'It's too blunt': Concerns around adding home care to Fair Deal scheme

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:01 AM 11,492 Views 6 Comments

This bill is seen as the first small step towards State-aided home care in Ireland – but there are some big problems with it.

# nursing-home - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'A Fair Deal it may be, a cheap deal it sure isn't' - the trauma of putting a relative into care
# A Country For Old Men?
# A Country For Old Men?

'A Fair Deal it may be, a cheap deal it sure isn't' - the trauma of putting a relative into care

Jan 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 66,635 Views 43 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to three people with recent experience of negotiating the HSE’s Fair Deal nursing home scheme.

# nursing-home - Monday 16 January, 2017

'You don't want to be mean, but it is depressing': Brendan Courtney on nursing home care for his dad
# We Need To Talk About Dad
# We Need To Talk About Dad

'You don't want to be mean, but it is depressing': Brendan Courtney on nursing home care for his dad

Jan 16th 2017, 11:45 PM 40,504 Views 56 Comments

A poll has indicated that 85% of Irish people would prefer to be cared for in their old age at home.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

End-of-life care plans at Galway nursing home left blank
# Lough Corrib
# Lough Corrib

End-of-life care plans at Galway nursing home left blank

Dec 6th 2016, 8:10 PM 14,467 Views 15 Comments

There was also no nurse in charge on the day of a Hiqa inspection.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Nursing home manager jailed for stealing €45,000 from vulnerable patient
# Crime
# Crime

Nursing home manager jailed for stealing €45,000 from vulnerable patient

Oct 26th 2016, 1:44 PM 23,183 Views 33 Comments

Maeve Bell was sentenced to 15 months in prison today.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Four care assistants dismissed at Dublin nursing home after investigation into residents' privacy
# Beechfield
# Beechfield

Four care assistants dismissed at Dublin nursing home after investigation into residents' privacy

Aug 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 51,542 Views 40 Comments

Beechfield Manor has said that there were a number of incidents in which “residents’ privacy had not been respected”.

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