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# nursing-homes-ireland - Friday 31 July, 2020

Oireachtas committee calls for 'immediate' action to protect nursing homes in event of Covid-19 second wave

The report was welcomed by Nursing Homes Ireland and the INMO.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Many nursing homes taking 'cautious approach' to allowing visits despite green light from HSE

Many nursing homes, especially that have experienced Covid-19, are taking a more cautious approach.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'This is a huge scandal': No definitive plan for transferring of patients to nursing homes, committee hears

The committee heard from Hiqa this afternoon that the HSE “did not know this sector”.

Nursing Homes Ireland raised issue of PPE shortage with Department as early as February

A series of correspondence between NHI and the Department of Health has been published today.

'The dismay will live forever with us': Nursing homes CEO to tell TDs sector was left isolated at start of crisis

The Special Covid-19 Committee will meet today to discuss nursing homes and Direct Provision.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 11 May, 2020

Consent is crucial for coronavirus testing. But in nursing homes, it isn't always so simple

Patients must consent to be tested – but sometimes that can prove challenging.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Friday 24 April, 2020

Predictable, not inevitable? How Covid-19 spread through Irish nursing homes

Questions remain about how the coronavirus spread so easily through nursing homes.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 30 March, 2020

Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes

Minister Simon Harris met with representatives of nursing homes today to discuss their role in the Covid-19 crisis.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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

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-homes-ireland - Monday 21 December, 2015

The pricing model for nursing home beds slammed as 'not fit for purpose'

A new report has criticised the pricing model in place for nursing homes in Ireland.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Thursday 17 July, 2014

'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-homes-ireland - 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-homes-ireland - 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-homes-ireland - Monday 26 August, 2013

Nursing homes body says there are over 250 jobs available in the sector

The body that represents nursing homes in Ireland says that the sector could add 900 jobs a year for the next decade.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 3 June, 2013

Nursing home owners to start knocking on politicians' doors over 'crisis in care'

Members of Nursing Homes Ireland will lobby TDs, senators and councillors to support the immediate establishment of a forum to discuss challenges in residential care.