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# residential-care - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

'Crisis' in nursing home sector as government slow to act on reforms, says Nursing Home Ireland
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'Crisis' in nursing home sector as government slow to act on reforms, says Nursing Home Ireland

Aug 18th 2021, 8:22 AM 10,824 Views 10 Comments

Nursing home providers are “frustrated” as they wait for progress on recommendations made by an expert panel last year.

# residential-care - Sunday 26 April, 2020

In the red: 75 residential care facilities at 'significant risk in terms of operation', says HSE
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

In the red: 75 residential care facilities at 'significant risk in terms of operation', says HSE

Apr 26th 2020, 3:08 PM 30,698 Views 22 Comments

Testing has been ramped up in nursing homes for staff and residents in recent days.

# residential-care - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Tracked: How the HSE advice to nursing homes shifted between March and April
# Residential Care
# Residential Care

Tracked: How the HSE advice to nursing homes shifted between March and April

Apr 16th 2020, 5:42 PM 12,492 Views 12 Comments

Nursing homes have become the new focus of concern during the Covid-19 crisis.

# residential-care - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help
# Epic
# Epic

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help

Nov 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 4,428 Views 3 Comments

Children as young as five years old required the support of advocates last year.

# residential-care - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'
# HIQA Inspections
# HIQA Inspections

Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'

Jan 10th 2019, 6:03 PM 15,493 Views 7 Comments

Some children were concerned about where they would live when they left the centre.

# residential-care - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Mother pleads for funding as daughter spends over 115 days in Wexford General Hospital
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Mother pleads for funding as daughter spends over 115 days in Wexford General Hospital

Nov 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 68,723 Views 7 Comments

The teenager’s family want her moved to a more appropriate residential care unit.

# residential-care - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Five staff members placed on paid leave after abuse allegation at Sunbeam House Services
# Residential Care
# Residential Care

Five staff members placed on paid leave after abuse allegation at Sunbeam House Services

Feb 6th 2018, 1:26 PM 14,724 Views 5 Comments

The organisation says management acted within hours to ensure the safety of residents.

# residential-care - Friday 16 June, 2017

Plight of teenager left 'lying in hospital' for weeks brought to High Court
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

Plight of teenager left 'lying in hospital' for weeks brought to High Court

Jun 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,624 Views 0 Comments

There is no suitable placement for the teenager, who has a history of self harm.

# residential-care - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'There's no prospect of my brother improving, he can't be moved into community living'
# Áras Attracta
# Áras Attracta

'There's no prospect of my brother improving, he can't be moved into community living'

Aug 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 21,321 Views 19 Comments

Some families of residents at Áras Attracta in Mayo fear the facility will be closed down.

# residential-care - Friday 23 May, 2014

Mixed gender dormitories and bathrooms at Stewarts Care flagged as 'serious issues'
# HIQA
# HIQA

Mixed gender dormitories and bathrooms at Stewarts Care flagged as 'serious issues'

May 23rd 2014, 12:07 PM 9,505 Views 11 Comments

HIQA also flagged an issue with children being kept in adult units.

# residential-care - Monday 3 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 3rd 2013, 3:11 PM 6,732 Views 10 Comments

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.

# residential-care - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

HIQA publishes Standards for residential care services for people with disabilities
# Disabilities
# Disabilities

HIQA publishes Standards for residential care services for people with disabilities

Oct 17th 2012, 11:52 AM 3,782 Views 5 Comments

The Authority is looking for feedback for standards to be adopted by care centres providing residential services to people with disabilities.

# residential-care - Thursday 16 August, 2012