Nursing Homes Expert Panel Report Findings

Implementation of report findings must become Government priority 19th August 2020: Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) has stated the COVID19 Expert Panel Report should represent a milestone for care of the older person. NHI states its recommendations require immediate prioritisation by … Continue reading

Phased reintroduction of Visiting

Saturday June 6, 2020 Tadhg Daly CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) states: “We welcome the announcement of phased reintroduction of visiting to nursing homes from Monday June 15th. Our members have been anxious that this would happen as soon … Continue reading

Opening Statement by Tadhg Daly, CEO, Nursing Homes Ireland for Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response Tuesday May 26, 2020

26th May 2020 Mr Chairman and Committee Members, thank you for the opportunity to address you today. I am joined by my colleague Ms Anne Costello, NHI Nursing Committee Director. The work of this Committee will represent one of the … Continue reading

Beaumont Residential Care Coronavirus Update, 28 March 2020

Just a brief note to again thank families for your continued support and understanding at this difficult time. Your kind messages are very much appreciated. Overall, residents are bearing up very well, helped by the steady increase in families’ phoning … Continue reading

Beaumont Residential Care Coronavirus Update 13 March 2020

Please be advised that the visiting restrictions set out in Wednesday’s communication (11 March 2020) still apply, with the following expanded definition of what constitutes an “affected area” – China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Iran, Japan – All of … Continue reading

Beaumont Residential Care Coronavirus Update 11 March 2020

11th March 2020: Following a review of the latest Coronavirus information and expert advice, Beaumont Residential Care has decided to maintain its current policy of curtailing non-essential visits to the home. As evidenced from other jurisdictions, nursing home residents are … Continue reading

COVID-19 / Coronavirus: Visitor Restrictions announced by Nursing Homes Ireland

6th March 2020: For the protection of nursing home residents, NHI has confirmed that visiting restrictions are now in place in nursing homes nationwide. No non-essential visiting, children or groups will be allowed. All visitors are asked to contact prior … Continue reading

NHI accuses HSE of trying to once again bury cost of public nursing home care

Thursday February 27, 2020 Nursing Homes Ireland has tonight, 27th February, accused the HSE of trying to bury the amount it pays pubic nursing homes by releasing the figures late in the evening on a busy news day where virus … Continue reading

Government must heed regulators statement re closure of nursing homes

Tuesday August 20, 2019 HIQA Overview report highlights discrimination of residents in access to medical card services Commenting today, 20th August 2019, on HIQA’s Overview report on regulation of designated centres for older people – 2018, Tadhg Daly, NHI CEO … Continue reading

NHI statement re CCPC guidelines re contracts for care in nursing homes

Nursing Homes Ireland notes today’s publication by the CCPC. This guidance from the CCPC will further support residents and nursing homes. Under the Health Act 2007, nursing homes must agree upon admission a contract with every resident. On an annual … Continue reading