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

Apr 26th 2020, 3:08 PM 30,695 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2020, 5:42 PM 12,483 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Nov 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 4,418 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jan 10th 2019, 6:03 PM 15,485 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 68,637 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Feb 6th 2018, 1:26 PM 14,677 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,610 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 21,166 Views 19 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2014, 12:07 PM 9,504 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 17th 2012, 11:52 AM 3,775 Views 5 Comments

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