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# residential-care - Sunday 26 April, 2020

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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 Exclusive

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'

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 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'

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

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

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