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Lynch, Kathleen

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Blind Welfare Allowance Eligibility

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Nursing Home Services

Under the Health Act 2007, statutory responsibility is given to the Health Information and Quality Authority for the independent inspection and registration of certain categories of designated cent...More Button

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.More Button

  Question No. 1004 answered with Question No. 1002.More Button

Health Services Reports

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Health Services Provision

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.More Button

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.More Button

Motorised Transport Grant Applications

In November 2013, the Government decided that the detailed preparatory work required for a new travel subsidy scheme and associated statutory provisions should be progressed by the Minister for Hea...More Button

The Department will draw on the work, last year, of the Review Group on Transport Supports for People with Disabilities and the Inter-Departmental Group tasked by Government to consider details o...More Button

Neuro-Rehabilitation Services Provision

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1024 and 1027 together.More Button

The Department has asked the HSE to provide the Deputy directly with details of the services it provides for people with neurological conditions. The HSE has made commitments in the 2014 Operati...More Button

Waiting times, access, treatment and quality of care are a priority for reform for this Government despite budgetary constraints. The Government is determined to create a new health service that ...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1025 and 1145 together.More Button

The Department of Health and the Health Service Executive have developed and published the National Policy and Strategy for the provision of Neuro-Rehabilitation Services in Ireland. The Report ...More Button

A key part of this is the assignment of Regional Rehabilitation Medicine Consultants who will ensure that national best practice is implemented in each regional network, crossing the boundaries b...More Button

The HSE has made commitments in the 2014 Operational Plan to the implementation of the Neuro-Rehabilitation Strategy. A Steering Group has been established to guide the implementation of the Str...More Button

Mental Health Services Provision

This Government has prioritised reform of mental health services in line with implementing A Vision for Change, including the delivery of more and better quality mental health care for child...More Button

Hospital Beds Data

The National Rehabilitation Hospital is currently resourced for 3 beds for patients with highly complex care needs, for example patients who are minimally conscious or have a disorder of consciousn...More Button

The Government has committed to part funding a 120 Bed Rehabilitation Unit with Integrated Therapy spaces to replace the existing National Rehabilitation Hospital, at an estimated total cost of €...More Button

The HSE has made commitments in the 2014 Operational Plan to progressing the implementation of the Neuro-Rehabilitation Strategy. A Steering Group has been established to guide the implementatio...More Button

HSE Funding

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1060 and 1061 together.

  As the Deputy's questions relate to service matters, I have arranged for the questions to be referred to the Health Ser...More Button

Long Stay Residential Units

As this is a service matter, it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

As I explained in my response to Parliamentary Question No. 536 of 22 October 2013 the historic position, as set out in the Value for Money (VFM) and Policy Review of Disability Services, is that t...More Button

As this is a service matter this question has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1090 and 1092 together.More Button

Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005 was commenced on 1 June 2007 in respect of children aged under 5. In 2008, the then Government decided, in the light of financial circumstances, to defer furthe...More Button

Although the HSE recognises that it faces significant challenges in respect of meeting the statutory time-frames which apply to the assessment of need process given the number and complexity of c...More Button

Following the publication of a report commissioned from the National Disability Authority by the Department of Health and the Health Service Executive, a major emphasis is being placed on reconfi...More Button

My Department has requested the HSE to respond to the Deputy in relation to the detailed data that he has sought on the operation of the assessment process.More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Hospital Staff

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Suicide Prevention

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1114 to 1117, inclusive, together.

  Funding for suicide prevention is provided to the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) by the HSE f...More Button

Respite Care Services

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Health Services

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

  Question No. 1145 answered with Question No. 1025.More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Disability Services Funding

The National Association of Housing for the Visually Impaired receives funding from the Health Service Executive. My Department has asked the HSE to provide the Deputy directly with the informatio...More Button

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Applications

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.More Button

Nursing Home Subventions

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.More Button