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Daly, Jim

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

As the Deputy is aware-----More Button

May I correct the record? It is not the closing of the unit that is at issue, but the welfare of the remaining 12 residents. As the Deputy and his colleagues are aware, a clinical assessment of t...More Button

That assessment was independent of the HSE and me and will be independently evaluated by the College of Psychiatry in Ireland. If the assessment finds that the best place for these residents is no...More Button

The very best and most appropriate care-----More Button

-----for these people is paramount, and that is what I will protect for as long as I am in this position.More Button

This is not a money-saving issue.More Button

May I conclude? Many people have to leave their homes to move to another setting where more appropriate care can be given to them as they get older. For my parents and many others' parents, that ...More Button

Health Services Provision

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Mental Health Services Provision

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Home Care Packages

Immigration policy is not within the remit of the Minister for Health.More Button

The Department of Health is currently engaged in the development of a new statutory home-care scheme and a system of regulation for home-care services.  This is a complex process and a significan...More Button

In advancement of the Government’s commitment to promote community-care so that people can continue to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible, the Department of Health is cur...More Button

The new home-care scheme will introduce clear rules in relation to the services for which individuals are eligible and in relation to service-allocation. It will therefore be an important step i...More Button

The development of a statutory scheme for home-care is a complex process. A significant amount of preparatory work remains to be undertaken before decisions are reached on the form of the scheme...More Button

While the new home-care scheme is under development, the Department of Health and Health Service Executive are continuing efforts to improve existing home-care services. In 2018 the HSE brought ...More Button

In line with the commitment in A Programme for a Partnership Government (2016) to increase funding for home-care annually, funding for Older Persons’ Services rose from €763m in 2017 to €811m in ...More Button

Despite this significant level of service-provision, the demand for home-support continues to grow. It is important to note that, although the funding for home-support across the system is signi...More Button

The Health Service Capacity Review 2018 outlines projections of demand and capacity requirements for a range of health services to 2031. Accordingly, it forecasts that a 120% increase in home-ca...More Button

Home Help Service Data

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Hospital Services

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Mental Health Services

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Hospital Admissions

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Hospitals Building Programme

The Department has asked the Health Service Executive to provide the Deputy directly with the current position in relation to the proposed development of a public private partnership community nurs...More Button