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#Áras Attracta

From TheJournal.ie HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home HIQA Inspections

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man was malnourished and severely dehydrated before death at Áras Attracta Áras Attracta

Man was malnourished and severely dehydrated before death at Áras Attracta

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

From TheJournal.ie "Sometimes they shout at you; I don't like it, I shout back": People in care on what THEY need Áras Attracta

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published Co Mayo

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

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

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after resident dies at Áras Attracta centre Mayo

Investigation underway after resident dies at Áras Attracta centre

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

From TheJournal.ie Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again Inspection

Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again

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

From TheJournal.ie Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home With Pay

Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home

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

From TheJournal.ie Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault Áras Attracta

Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault

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

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Áras Attracta home failed to protect resident who fell on wet floor Áras Attracta

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

From TheJournal.ie The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes Surveillance

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Áras Attracta residents sent 500 Christmas cards by Irish wellwishers Thoughtful

Áras Attracta residents sent 500 Christmas cards by Irish wellwishers

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

From TheJournal.ie HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse Protect

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Staff taken off-duty after "concerns" at Tipperary disability unit Primary Care

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Campaigner and thalidomide survivor: Meet the woman who will listen to HSE whistleblowers Disability Services

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Leo: The Áras Attracta abuse is the worst I've ever seen Care Homes This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'hasn't heard anything' to reassure her about abuse at other care homes State Of The Nation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week Kindness

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick’ Abuse

‘Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick’

The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.

From TheJournal.ie Aras Attracta family: "Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension" Swinford

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group Abuse

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

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

From TheJournal.ie Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened Áras Attracta

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

The shocking footage was disturbing viewing.

From TheJournal.ie Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor Care Home

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Renewed calls to meet minister after abuse claims at Mayo care home Áras Attracta

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility Áras Attracta

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

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