# nursing-homes - Yesterday’s News
Families failing to engage with the Fair Deal Scheme is one of the reasons behind so-called ‘bed blockers’.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 24 July, 2018
The decision taken today will extend this three-year cap to farms and businesses.
# nursing-homes - Saturday 23 June, 2018
There was a 10% increase in health expenditure between 2011 and 2016.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 6 March, 2018
New figures show a significant discrepancy in the weekly costs of providing long-term residential care for elderly people.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 26 October, 2017
According to the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Ireland’s rapidly growing (and ageing) population will create a huge demand for healthcare by 2030.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 14 September, 2017
Whether its Fair Deal contributions, nursing home fees or general funding in the care system, money gets in the way of older people deciding where they spend their final years.
# nursing-homes - Wednesday 13 September, 2017
A major study has highlighted the need for residents to be more involved in decision-making.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 1 August, 2017
Planned reforms over the plans are being delayed.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 6 July, 2017
Age Action has said some nursing homes are charging “extortionate costs”.
# nursing-homes - Wednesday 28 June, 2017
Throughout the country, decisions are being made for reasons that trump people’s relationships and families.
# nursing-homes - Monday 8 May, 2017
A significant number of people have witnessed physical or emotional abuse in home care services.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 2 February, 2017
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 - Sunday 22 January, 2017
TheJournal.ie spoke to three people with recent experience of negotiating the HSE’s Fair Deal nursing home scheme.
# nursing-homes - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Records released detail complaints received by Hiqa in relation to nursing homes.
# nursing-homes - Monday 3 October, 2016
Carmel Geoghegan looked after her dying mother in 2014 but has hit out at what seriously sick people face today.
# nursing-homes - Sunday 28 August, 2016
Documents show a number of serious issues in relation to care at nursing homes across Ireland.
# nursing-homes - Friday 3 June, 2016
# nursing-homes - Monday 11 April, 2016
Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act detail a number of instances of alleged abuse.
# nursing-homes - Monday 21 December, 2015
A new report has criticised the pricing model in place for nursing homes in Ireland.
# nursing-homes - Monday 21 September, 2015
Age Action is calling for increases to the State pension and the living alone allowance.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 23 June, 2015
“I had a very happy life all the time.”
# nursing-homes - Monday 22 June, 2015
Alone says too many see nursing homes as the only option for older people.
# nursing-homes - Monday 4 May, 2015
Nursing Homes Ireland wants details released immediately.
# nursing-homes - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
Some patients who have ‘delayed discharge’ are being moved to free nursing home beds.
# nursing-homes - Sunday 14 December, 2014
27 of those complaints are redacted.
# nursing-homes - Sunday 16 November, 2014
# nursing-homes - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
Over 2,100 people are on the HSE’s Fair Deal waiting list.
# nursing-homes - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
The latest HIQA inspection reports finds elderly residents sitting alone during meal times with food on their face and clothing.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 22 May, 2014
Only 52 nursing homes nationally have specialised care units for people with the disease.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
Age Action says that number is ‘concerning’.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
Tadgh Daly, CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland said in the next seven years, the population over 85 will grow by 46 per cent.
# nursing-homes - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Netherlands’ generous welfare state slowly being replaced by “society of participation”.
# nursing-homes - Monday 26 August, 2013
The body that represents nursing homes in Ireland says that the sector could add 900 jobs a year for the next decade.
# nursing-homes - Monday 3 June, 2013
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.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 10 January, 2013
The plan includes an additional cut to primary care costs of €60 million, staff reductions of 4,000 and a promise to reduce waiting times.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 23 August, 2012
Inspections have revealed concerns over bathing residents and food portions, as well as serious levels of understaffing.
# nursing-homes - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
The charity, which supports older people, made the comments following the taking over of a private Galway nursing home by the HSE.
# nursing-homes - Monday 23 April, 2012
The Government is also examining accommodation options as an alternative to nursing homes.
# nursing-homes - Thursday 5 April, 2012