Archive for March, 2015

Only 11% of Nursing Homes Have Dedicated Dementia Care Units According to First National Survey

Trinity Study Found Private Sector Provides Majority of Special Care Units But Receives Least Funding DUBLIN, January 29th 2015 – The first national survey to map demographic trends in the provision of specialist long-term care for people with dementia in … Continue reading

NHI Statement re Oireachtas Health Committee & Fair Deal (12 February 2015)

Director General has warned 2,200 will be waiting for funding support by year end and period will be 20 weeks Inevitable consequences for acute services Tadhg Daly, NHI CEO, today, 12th February stated: “Older person care is consistently veering towards … Continue reading

Exclusion of Nursing Homes from Emergency Taskforce Unfathomable

Nursing Homes Ireland, the representative organisation for 440 private and voluntary nursing homes providing 23,000 residential care beds across the country, has been notified by Department of Health Officials it will not be included on the Department’s Emergency Taskforce. Tadhg … Continue reading