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# nursing-home - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Man charged with manslaughter of his mother, 83

Gerard Vollrath appeared at Waterford District Court this evening in connection with the unlawful killing of his mother Vera.

Man held as Gardaí investigate murder of elderly woman in nursing home

Vera Vollrath was found dead in her room at Killure Bridge Nursing Home outside Waterford City yesterday.

# nursing-home - Monday 9 January, 2012

Man arrested over 83-year-old woman’s death at nursing home

A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the woman’s body in Co Waterford earlier today.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Abbeyleix nursing home gets reprieve as HSE to hold consultation

The Health Service Executive has said it will now hold a consultation with residents after they challenged the closure in the High Court.

# nursing-home - Friday 2 December, 2011

Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released

The HIQA report was positive about St Brigid’s Hospital – but the HSE said last month that it is to be closed on a phased basis.

# nursing-home - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure

One of the organisers of today’s protest says the patients are “very happy” to see the level of support shown by the local community against the closure.

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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# nursing-home - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Sydney nurse charged with murder after nursing home fire

Roger Dean, a nurse at the Quakers Hill Nursing Home, told reporters yesterday he had braved the smoke and flames to rescue residents. He was arrested last night and charged today with murder.

# nursing-home - Friday 18 November, 2011

Man arrested after fire at nursing home kills four

Eighty eight people were evacuated from a nursing home in Sydney after fire broke out. Some residents were bedridden and had dementia.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks HSE

HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks

St Brigid’s Hospital – a 28-bed unit in Shane, Portlaoise – will be closed, just two weeks after a unit in Abbeyleix was shut.

# nursing-home - Friday 22 July, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# nursing-home - Monday 4 July, 2011

Daily Fix: Monday

In today’s Fix: a Co Meath nursing home is closed by court order; human remains uncovered in Clare are feared to be those of a missing local man; and singer Sting explains why he won’t cross a “virtual picket-line”.

Co Meath nursing home closed by court order

The owner of Creevelea House Nursing Home in Laytown consents to legal action by HIQA having it closed.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# nursing-home - Thursday 9 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Gaddafi ordered campaign of mass rape, ICC claims; horrific allegations of abuse emerge at Rostrevor – and the most breathtaking picture from space you’ll see all day.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

# nursing-home - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Dublin nursing home taken over by HSE HSE

Dublin nursing home taken over by HSE

The HSE has taken control of a Dublin nursing home, and responsibility for its elderly residents, after HIQA secured a court order to cancel the home’s registration.

# nursing-home - Thursday 19 May, 2011

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended

The Fair Deal nursing home scheme has already run out of funding for this year and can’t accommodate any new people who need financial assistant to cover the costs of that care.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Three struck off over nurse's 'inappropriate conduct' at nursing home

A male nurse had ‘inappropriate physical contact’ with a patient while lying in her bed; two others failed to intervene.

# nursing-home - Monday 7 February, 2011

Nursing home guilty of breaching care regulations in patient death case

A private nursing home in Waterford has been found guilty of breaching care regulations in case concerning a patient who died after ingesting a latex glove.

# nursing-home - Friday 29 October, 2010

Clara nursing home closed by court order

Interim order granted for private home’s closure on grounds of risk to life or welfare of residents.