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HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home
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HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home

Nov 29th 2017, 1:29 PM 12,415 Views 21 Comments

An RTÉ documentary revealed shocking abuse at the Mayo facility in 2014.

Man was malnourished and severely dehydrated before death at Áras Attracta
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Man was malnourished and severely dehydrated before death at Áras Attracta

Jul 31st 2017, 10:31 PM 30,423 Views 15 Comments

An inquest heard that staff at the centre did all they could treat him.

"Sometimes they shout at you; I don't like it, I shout back": People in care on what THEY need
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"Sometimes they shout at you; I don't like it, I shout back": People in care on what THEY need

Sep 7th 2016, 6:30 AM 11,649 Views 0 Comments

The opinions of 140 people in care homes were documented and published in a report as part of a review of Áras Attracta.

'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published
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'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published

Sep 6th 2016, 12:30 PM 17,305 Views 0 Comments

The findings of the panel of specialists set up to examine the care centre are being published today.

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

Aug 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 21,270 Views 19 Comments

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

Investigation underway after resident dies at Áras Attracta centre
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Investigation underway after resident dies at Áras Attracta centre

May 9th 2016, 1:27 PM 19,269 Views 5 Comments

The HSE has confirmed it is liaising with the gardaí on the matter.

Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again
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Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again

Aug 6th 2015, 2:12 PM 18,018 Views 0 Comments

Hiqa has warned the centre containing the home could face closure.

Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home
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Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home

Jul 20th 2015, 5:47 PM 16,255 Views 0 Comments

The latest suspension is not connected with the RTÉ probe, or with follow up actions by gardaí.

Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault
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Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault

Jun 12th 2015, 1:54 PM 15,079 Views 0 Comments

One woman, aged in her 60s, faces a total of five charges.

Controversial Áras Attracta home failed to protect resident who fell on wet floor
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Controversial Áras Attracta home failed to protect resident who fell on wet floor

Apr 1st 2015, 4:21 PM 16,614 Views 22 Comments

Follow-up inspections found there are still a large number of failings at the home.

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Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Apr 1st 2015, 12:56 PM 8,884 Views 3 Comments

All of the news, none of the waiting.

The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes
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The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes

Jan 13th 2015, 5:19 PM 8,556 Views 40 Comments

They have come to a junction because of privacy issues, however, and are now seeking expert advice on how to move forward.

Áras Attracta residents sent 500 Christmas cards by Irish wellwishers
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Áras Attracta residents sent 500 Christmas cards by Irish wellwishers

Dec 23rd 2014, 3:13 PM 10,149 Views 4 Comments

The three residents of Bungalow Three whose ill-treatment was highlighted on RTÉ exposé sent flowers and gifts.

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse
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HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse

Dec 20th 2014, 7:40 PM 15,450 Views 55 Comments

The director general of the HSE Tony O’Brien said, “We need to know whether and in what circumstances we can engage in covert filming”.

Staff taken off-duty after "concerns" at Tipperary disability unit
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Staff taken off-duty after "concerns" at Tipperary disability unit

Dec 18th 2014, 7:48 PM 11,825 Views 18 Comments

Minister Kathleen Lynch says she expected such concerns to be raised following the Áras Attracta case.

Campaigner and thalidomide survivor: Meet the woman who will listen to HSE whistleblowers
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Campaigner and thalidomide survivor: Meet the woman who will listen to HSE whistleblowers

Dec 16th 2014, 1:25 PM 6,874 Views 5 Comments

Leigh Gath has been named the HSE’s Confidential Recipient.

Leo: The Áras Attracta abuse is the worst I've ever seen
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Leo: The Áras Attracta abuse is the worst I've ever seen

Dec 16th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,494 Views 53 Comments

The Health Minister has been speaking about the shocking footage broadcast by RTÉ last week.

Minister 'hasn't heard anything' to reassure her about abuse at other care homes
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Minister 'hasn't heard anything' to reassure her about abuse at other care homes

Dec 16th 2014, 9:04 AM 5,345 Views 23 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week
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Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week

Dec 15th 2014, 1:18 PM 84 Views 14 Comments

Anyone who keeps up with current affairs in Ireland would be hard-pressed to find a smile these days. I’ve decided what I need to do to change things – if even in a small way.

'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'
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'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'

Dec 14th 2014, 7:55 PM 25,395 Views 50 Comments

The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.

Aras Attracta family: "Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension"
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Aras Attracta family: "Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension"

Dec 11th 2014, 1:51 PM 21,882 Views 70 Comments

Mary Garvin’s family issue a statement following reports of death threats to carers.

'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group
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'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group

Dec 10th 2014, 5:43 PM 27,530 Views 155 Comments

Nearly 100 hours of training was given to staff featured in tonight’s exposé in the wake of a HIQA report earlier this year but the Disability Federation says this abuse was nothing to do with training.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
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Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Dec 10th 2014, 12:56 PM 9,125 Views 0 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened
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Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened

Dec 10th 2014, 9:52 AM 27,705 Views 77 Comments

The shocking footage was disturbing viewing.

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor
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Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor

Dec 9th 2014, 9:22 PM 60,104 Views 246 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been allowed view the documentary on Áras Attracta in advance. HSE and Garda investigations are under way into what the Taoiseach has called “intolerable” claims of abuse at the home.

Renewed calls to meet minister after abuse claims at Mayo care home
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Renewed calls to meet minister after abuse claims at Mayo care home

Dec 2nd 2014, 11:54 AM 4,665 Views 9 Comments

HIQA inspected the home last summer and found a number of failings.

Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility
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Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility

Dec 1st 2014, 10:20 PM 27,525 Views 40 Comments

A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.