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

ESRI Report: Projections of Demand for Healthcare in Ireland 2015 – 2030

Nursing Homes Ireland notes publication today, 26th October, by the ESRI of the report Projections of Demand for Healthcare in Ireland, 2015 – 2030. The report confirms the critical role of the nursing home sector in respect of meeting the … Continue reading

NHI Letter to Minister Simon Harris 26 June 2017

Minister Simon Harris TD Minister for Health Department of Health, Hawkins House, Dublin 2 D02 VW90 26th June 2017 Re; Nursing Home Charges Dear Minister Harris, I am taking this opportunity of communicating with you on the matter of nursing … Continue reading

NHI statement re HIQA’s 2015 overview on the regulation of nursing homes

Nursing Homes Ireland today, 14th April, acknowledges publication of HIQA’s Annual overview report on the regulation of designated centres for older people – 2015. The report provides an overview of HIQA’s extensive regulatory programme encompassing 577 nursing homes that are … Continue reading

NHI Article: Privacy and Dignity of residents compromised in some HSE nursing homes

8th June 2015 Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) is concerned but regrettably not surprised by reports today stating 82 public (HSE) nursing homes risk deregistration or registration with significant conditions because of failure to comply with July 1st 2015 deadline for … Continue reading