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Vaginal mesh implants: Women complain of delay in aftercare for severe complications
# Health
# Health

Vaginal mesh implants: Women complain of delay in aftercare for severe complications

Jun 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 23,471 Views 11 Comments

These surgeries have been suspended until recommendations made by the Chief Medical Officer are implemented.

Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'
# HIQA Inspections
# HIQA Inspections

Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'

Jan 10th 2019, 6:03 PM 15,512 Views 7 Comments

Some children were concerned about where they would live when they left the centre.

‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness
# Lack Of Support
# Lack Of Support

‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness

Jul 14th 2018, 12:05 AM 16,562 Views 49 Comments

Limited supports for children coming through care is forcing young people out onto the streets and into a growing homeless crisis.

Teenagers leaving State care now legally entitled to aftercare plan
# Age Of 18
# Age Of 18

Teenagers leaving State care now legally entitled to aftercare plan

Sep 1st 2017, 12:16 PM 7,776 Views 15 Comments

The scheme, which starts today, will ensure a young person remains supported in the years after they leave the system.

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'

May 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,140 Views 19 Comments

A new report from NUI Galway highlights the experiences of children in foster care in Ireland.

'It makes you appreciate the fortunate start in life most of us got'
# Aftercare
# Aftercare

'It makes you appreciate the fortunate start in life most of us got'

Feb 10th 2015, 7:05 AM 15,621 Views 3 Comments

Did you watch last night’s RTÉ documentary?

How some teenagers are forced from foster care into direct provision once they turn 18
# Aftercare
# Aftercare

How some teenagers are forced from foster care into direct provision once they turn 18

Nov 25th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,741 Views 30 Comments

The ESRI has published a report into the care given to unaccompanied minors.

'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'
# Social Care
# Social Care

'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'

Nov 16th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,061 Views 12 Comments

Social work expert Maurice Fenton said that the relationship between children and carers is being sacrificed.

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals
# Stillbirth
# Stillbirth

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 7,909 Views 15 Comments

The UCC report states the care provided to families following the death of a baby influences their grief journey and plays a key part in their overall recovery.

'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'

Jun 16th 2014, 6:06 PM 15,680 Views 8 Comments

EPIC has warned that young care leavers are at an increased risk of homelessness.

Legislation published to place 'duty' on Child and Family Agency to provide aftercare
# Frances Fitzgerald
# Frances Fitzgerald

Legislation published to place 'duty' on Child and Family Agency to provide aftercare

Feb 25th 2014, 10:32 PM 6,090 Views 10 Comments

It follows a HSE report late last year that highlighted a number of incidents where young adults died after leaving statutory care.