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# nursing-home - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Unfair and unjust': Proposed hike in nursing home bills slammed

Prime Time this evening reported on a review of the fair deal scheme.

# nursing-home - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The waiting list for nursing home money is getting even longer

The budget for the scheme is capped and those on the waiting list are forced to foot a bill of €13,000 a year until they’re approved.

# nursing-home - Friday 24 October, 2014

Watchdog finds issues with nutrition and healthcare at Galway nursing home

Hiqa carried out an unannounced inspection of Aras Chois Fharraige last month.

# nursing-home - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home

Two girls were said to have been on the roof of the building, but no one was injured.

# nursing-home - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

# nursing-home - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Two whistleblowers suspended over nursing home claims, Seanad told

A HIQA inspection carried out at the home in May of this year found the authority hadn’t been informed adequately of elder abuse allegations.

'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months

The waiting time for funding increased from six to 12 weeks, while the number of people on the list rose by 500.

# nursing-home - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Nurse jailed for ill treatment of 92-year-old after family installed secret camera

The hidden camera captured the nurse poking the 92-year-old victim in the head and telling her to “shut up”.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Long waiting times for nursing home funding causing 'distress and hardship'

A new survey reveals that patients are waiting more than 10 weeks for funding approval.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'

Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

# nursing-home - Monday 27 January, 2014

Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire

Equipment usually used to de-ice ships has been brought in to aid the search for the dozens still missing.

# nursing-home - Friday 24 January, 2014

Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire

Around three dozen people remain unaccounted for after the blaze.

# nursing-home - Monday 30 September, 2013

Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months

The positions in nursing, administration, catering, managerial and support systems areas are being developed by the McMahon Health Group at the Cairnhill Bray facility.

# nursing-home - Monday 23 September, 2013

Gardaí search for man who went missing from nursing home

Frank Helly went missing from Balinahalla Nursing Home in Moycullen, County Galway yesterday evening.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Couple married for 65 years die 11 hours apart Love Story

Couple married for 65 years die 11 hours apart

Is someone chopping onions?

# nursing-home - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Persistent staffing problems identified at Donegal nursing home

A lack of dedicated cleaning staff meant some residents’ facilities were ‘heavily soiled’, HIQA found.

# nursing-home - Monday 27 May, 2013

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

# nursing-home - Monday 20 May, 2013

"Excessive and problematic" drinking by nursing home residents

HIQA found that residents at a Tipperary nursing home socialised, but that at times their alcohol consumption led to challenging behaviours.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre

Beechfield Nursing Home Group today announced the creation of 65 new jobs at its new care facility, Mount Hybla Private Designated Care Centre .

# nursing-home - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected

They said they had seen other staff members neglecting the residents, while a quarter said they had seen psychologically abusive acts take place.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

ALONE: "Grave concerns" about issues at private nursing homes

The charity, which supports older people, made the comments following the taking over of a private Galway nursing home by the HSE.

# nursing-home - Monday 20 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues' HSE

Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues'

Owen Riff nursing home in Oughterard, Galway has been taken over by the HSE after an unannounced inspection by HIQA.

# nursing-home - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# nursing-home - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Tanáiste insists he has 'confidence' in James Reilly

Eamon Gilmore has today insisted that he retains confidence in the Health Minister following his inclusion on a debt defaulters’ list.

Reilly under fire for 'unanswered questions' after Dáil statement

Fianna Fáil has challenged the health minister to place his share of the debt settlement into a separate bank account.

In full: James Reilly's statement explaining his business affairs

Everything the Minister for Health said to the Dáil last night, after appearing on a debt defaulters list.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times

The Health Minister told the chamber that the current difficulties stem from ‘complex’ litigation.

Video: Health Minister James Reilly's statement to the Dáil Reilly This post contains videos

Video: Health Minister James Reilly's statement to the Dáil

The full video of James Reilly’s statement to the Dáil following revelations about his appearance on a debt defaulters list in Stubbs Gazette.

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Watch live: James Reilly's personal statement to the Dáil

Watch live coverage from the Dáil chamber of the Health Minister’s personal statement following news that he appears on a debt defaulters list in this month’s Stubbs Gazette.

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm

The Health Minister is to give a personal statement this evening following revelations that his name has appeared on a debt defaulters list in relation to a nursing home purchase.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

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Pictures: James Reilly's name on the Stubbs Gazette defaulters' list

The Health Minister’s name has appeared in the magazine published today, causing much controversy as a result.

Health Minister’s business affairs ‘entirely in order’ insists Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was responding to revelations that James Reilly’s name is to be published in the debt monitoring magazine, Stubbs Gazette, this week.

# nursing-home - Sunday 3 June, 2012

HIQA inspectors criticise nursing home part-owned by minister

An unannounced inspection in February found a number of areas in which previous recommendations were not met.

# nursing-home - Friday 11 May, 2012

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu

A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.

# nursing-home - Monday 23 April, 2012

Alzheimer's patient beaten by carer at UK nursing home

A programme on BBC television tonight will highlight the abuse of an elderly patient at a care home in London last year.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Health watchdog visits Donegal nursing home after six deaths in two weeks

Five people are said to have died over the last five days at the privately-run nursing home near Buncrana. Officials from the HSE and HIQA are at the home today as an investigation continues.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Nursing home finds gun in donated piano Donation

Nursing home finds gun in donated piano

The gun was only discovered years after the piano had been donated.