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Halligan, John

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Care Services: Motion [Private Members]

I move:More Button

Care Services: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

Carers must be embraced as equal partners in the provision of care at every level of public sector planning and service delivery, from designing a service to individual care planning. This is not ...More Button

Repeated studies have highlighted high levels of depression, stress and anxiety among the nation's carers, a significant percentage of whom are aged more than 70 years. Legislation providing for...More Button

I would say much more on this issue if I had time. I will conclude, however, by making an observation. Carers are human beings who need to be cherished and cared for by the State. No one else ...More Button