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From TheJournal.ie HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse Intellectual Disabilities

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse

The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.

From TheJournal.ie Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age Courts

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age Exclusive

“He is our pride and joy” – couple in their 60s devastated by Tusla decision.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan O'Connor: Children with disabilities are not taken care of in Ireland State Supports

Brendan O'Connor: Children with disabilities are not taken care of in Ireland

The RTÉ presenter gave an impassioned interview on The Late Late Show last night.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Another care home failure, an assault on an Afghan family and three injured firefighters…

From TheJournal.ie Children left with foster family for years after serious sex abuse allegations Failure To Foster

Children left with foster family for years after serious sex abuse allegations

An RTÉ programme alleged children were left with a foster family for several years despite abuse claims.

From TheJournal.ie What about this idea? - Caring for older people to pay for your own future care Caring Credits

What about this idea? - Caring for older people to pay for your own future care

An Irish student has won an international award for a version of the proposal.

From TheJournal.ie Mother who relapsed and went on 'cocaine session' wants children back Family Court

Mother who relapsed and went on 'cocaine session' wants children back

The children’s social worker said there is a plan in place to return the children to the mother’s care if she engages with drug user services.

From TheJournal.ie When was the last time you had to use an emergency department? Your Say This post contains a poll

When was the last time you had to use an emergency department?

A strike planned for today was called off after late night negotiations.

From TheJournal.ie Boy who did €10,000 worth of damage to care home "is not fit to be let loose in society” Courts

Boy who did €10,000 worth of damage to care home "is not fit to be let loose in society”

He was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs Vulnerable

Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs

A new report looks at the figures behind child protection proceedings.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was traumatised': Beaumont Hospital apologises over care provided to Gerry Feeney Dignity

'He was traumatised': Beaumont Hospital apologises over care provided to Gerry Feeney

His family are calling for a hospital ombudsman be set up.

From TheJournal.ie 'I’m scared for my younger brother, who is getting him dressed and bringing him to school?' Care Order

'I’m scared for my younger brother, who is getting him dressed and bringing him to school?'

Details of a case of a young girl being taken into care over the abuse she received from her mother has been revealed.

From TheJournal.ie Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated In Care

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated

Files for the patients showed no record of a capacity to make a decision on engaging in a sexual relationship.

From TheJournal.ie Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago Since 2001

Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago

The circumstances of 1,082 people from Tallaght were captured on a range of issues.

From TheJournal.ie Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues State Care

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia Gill Pharaoh

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia

75-year-old Gill Pharaoh spent her life as a palliative care nurse.

From TheJournal.ie 'He didn't value that we were actually human beings, it was like a nightmare.' Mary Manning

'He didn't value that we were actually human beings, it was like a nightmare.'

Mary Manning was repeatedly abused by her stepfather.

From TheJournal.ie 'A carer, what is that?' I am a weight lifter. I am a nurse. I am a specialist. I am exhausted. Column

'A carer, what is that?' I am a weight lifter. I am a nurse. I am a specialist. I am exhausted.

I care full-time for my son, who has Hunter Syndrome, as well as being a mother to my other two young boys – yet I am often looked down upon by others.

From TheJournal.ie Little Eli, who was born without a nose, is capturing hearts across the world Miracle Child
From TheJournal.ie Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin Abuse

Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin

The boy said his father had cut his throat.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors say reports of them getting €100 per child are 'inaccurate and wide of the mark' UNDER 6

Doctors say reports of them getting €100 per child are 'inaccurate and wide of the mark'

The Department of Health states that negotiations are ongoing.

From TheJournal.ie This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day Squeeeee
From TheJournal.ie 'I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no' Portiuncula

'I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no'

A report was compiled into the care provided to a young child at Poriuncula Hospital without the knowledge of his parents.

From TheJournal.ie Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all' Baby

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'

But what does it mean for Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie Teens in State-run home were leaving regularly to take drugs Children In Care

Teens in State-run home were leaving regularly to take drugs

A Hiqa report found the care centre was not run in a way that the children were always safe and protected from themselves.

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 ‘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 700 complaints about nursing and care home staff passed to gardaí Abuse

700 complaints about nursing and care home staff passed to gardaí

27 of those complaints are redacted.

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 How some teenagers are forced from foster care into direct provision once they turn 18 Aftercare

How some teenagers are forced from foster care into direct provision once they turn 18

The ESRI has published a report into the care given to unaccompanied minors.

From TheJournal.ie More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker HIQA

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker

One child had not been visited by a social worker in more than four years.

From TheJournal.ie This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care Mom

This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care

He has developed an incubator that costs just a fraction of the usual cost.

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog finds issues with nutrition and healthcare at Galway nursing home Spiddal

Watchdog finds issues with nutrition and healthcare at Galway nursing home

Hiqa carried out an unannounced inspection of Aras Chois Fharraige last month.

From TheJournal.ie Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home Death

Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home

Most people would like their condition managed by pain medication though almost three-quarters have not written any kind of care directive or given an indication of what they want to family members.

From TheJournal.ie Dignity of elderly compromised after being transported down corridors on commodes Inspection

Dignity of elderly compromised after being transported down corridors on commodes

The latest HIQA inspection reports finds elderly residents sitting alone during meal times with food on their face and clothing.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Palliative care considers the mind, body and spiritual needs of the person Care

Column: Palliative care considers the mind, body and spiritual needs of the person

Palliative care is not just about pain relief for older people during their final days – it’s about quality of life for your loved one.

From TheJournal.ie Parents agree to allow disabled children stay in care Children In Care

Parents agree to allow disabled children stay in care

The judge said that the parents had the capacity to love their boys, but not the capacity to bring them up.

From TheJournal.ie Five children taken into care after abuse allegations Children In Care

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations

The judge said that the children “lived in a bad place with bad people”.

From TheJournal.ie Court rules home extension be built so 'inseparable' siblings in care could stay together Children In Care

Court rules home extension be built so 'inseparable' siblings in care could stay together

The case is outlined in the lastest volume of the Child Care Law Reporting Project.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless teens: 'Coming out of care, they don't know how to clean, how to wash' Homeless Ireland

Homeless teens: 'Coming out of care, they don't know how to clean, how to wash'

Cork Foyer looks after young people aged 18 – 25.