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 Header Item Written Answers Nos. 195-208
 Header Item Disabilities Assessments
 Header Item Speech and Language Therapy Waiting Lists
 Header Item Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 981 No. 5

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Written Answers Nos. 195-208

Disabilities Assessments

 195. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of children at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available awaiting a first assessment from the HSE under the Disability Act 2005 by LHO area, in tabular form. [15909/19]

Minister of State at the Department of Health (Deputy Finian McGrath): Information on Finian McGrath Zoom on Finian McGrath The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services they choose, and enhance their ability to tailor the supports required to meet their needs and plan their lives. This commitment is outlined in the Programme for Partnership Government, which is guided by two principles: equality of opportunity and improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. 

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

Speech and Language Therapy Waiting Lists

 196. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the speech and language therapy assessment waiting list at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; and the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, by local health area, in tabular form. [15910/19]

 197. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the speech and language therapy initial treatment waiting list at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; and the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, by local health area in tabular form. [15911/19]

 198. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the speech and language therapy further treatment waiting list at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; and the numbers waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, by local health area, in tabular form.  [15912/19]

Minister for Health (Deputy Simon Harris): Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris I propose to take Questions Nos. 196 to 198, inclusive, together.

  As these questions relate to service matters, I have arranged for the questions to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply.

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

 199. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy first time assessment waiting list at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 years of age plus, respectively, in tabular form.  [15913/19]

 200. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO1 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15914/19]

 201. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO2 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15915/19]

 202. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO3 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15916/19]

 203. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO4 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15917/19]

 204. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO5 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15918/19]

 205. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO6 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15919/19]

 206. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO7 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15920/19]

 207. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO8 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 years and 65 plus of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15921/19]

 208. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Information on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Zoom on Margaret Murphy O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons on the occupational therapy treatment waiting list in CHO9 at the end of March 2019 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four, four to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged zero to four, five to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 plus years of age, respectively, in tabular form.  [15922/19]

Minister for Health (Deputy Simon Harris): Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris I propose to take Questions Nos. 199 to 208, inclusive, together.

  As these questions relate to service matters, I have arranged for these questions to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply.


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