Archive for October, 2014

Minister Needs to Prioritise Older Person Crisis in Budget 2015

Massive Escalation in Fair Deal Waiting Lists; Rate of Increase at Boiling point The Chief Executive of Nursing Homes Ireland Tadhg Daly has said the rate of increase in waiting lists for older persons for nursing home care is at … Continue reading

A Demographic Time Bomb (Irish Medical News)

(Thursday, 25 September 2014 16:02 by Niamh Cahill) Briefing notes issued to Health Minister Leo Varadkar show a number of significant challenges for the Nursing Home Support Scheme and long-term residential care in the future. Niamh Cahill reports. Several commentators … Continue reading