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# care - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published
# Co Mayo
# Co Mayo

'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published

Sep 6th 2016, 12:30 PM 17,305 Views 2 Comments

The findings of the panel of specialists set up to examine the care centre are being published today.

# care - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Boy accused of attacking care centre staff granted bail after going missing
# Ballydowd
# Ballydowd

Boy accused of attacking care centre staff granted bail after going missing

Aug 23rd 2016, 2:22 PM 10,288 Views 0 Comments

The boy is accused of attacking staff at a care centre in Dublin.

# care - Thursday 14 July, 2016

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse
# Intellectual Disabilities
# Intellectual Disabilities

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse

Jul 14th 2016, 10:15 PM 20,798 Views 45 Comments

The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.

# care - Monday 23 May, 2016

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age
# Courts
# Courts

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age

May 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 82,514 Views 0 Comments

“He is our pride and joy” – couple in their 60s devastated by Tusla decision.

# care - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Brendan O'Connor: Children with disabilities are not taken care of in Ireland
# State Supports
# State Supports

Brendan O'Connor: Children with disabilities are not taken care of in Ireland

May 14th 2016, 5:07 PM 29,066 Views 69 Comments

The RTÉ presenter gave an impassioned interview on The Late Late Show last night.

# care - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

May 8th 2016, 7:54 PM 26,615 Views 0 Comments

Another care home failure, an assault on an Afghan family and three injured firefighters…

# care - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Children left with foster family for years after serious sex abuse allegations
# Failure To Foster
# Failure To Foster

Children left with foster family for years after serious sex abuse allegations

Apr 13th 2016, 7:26 AM 20,307 Views 0 Comments

An RTÉ programme alleged children were left with a foster family for several years despite abuse claims.

What about this idea? - Caring for older people to pay for your own future care
# Caring Credits
# Caring Credits

What about this idea? - Caring for older people to pay for your own future care

Apr 13th 2016, 6:01 AM 13,796 Views 18 Comments

An Irish student has won an international award for a version of the proposal.

# care - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Mother who relapsed and went on 'cocaine session' wants children back
# Family Court
# Family Court

Mother who relapsed and went on 'cocaine session' wants children back

Dec 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 27,696 Views 55 Comments

The children’s social worker said there is a plan in place to return the children to the mother’s care if she engages with drug user services.

# care - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

When was the last time you had to use an emergency department?
# Your Say
# Your Say

When was the last time you had to use an emergency department?

Dec 15th 2015, 9:28 AM 14,347 Views 59 Comments

A strike planned for today was called off after late night negotiations.

# care - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Boy who did €10,000 worth of damage to care home "is not fit to be let loose in society”
# Courts
# Courts

Boy who did €10,000 worth of damage to care home "is not fit to be let loose in society”

Dec 10th 2015, 5:26 PM 22,939 Views 32 Comments

He was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

# care - Monday 30 November, 2015

Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs

Nov 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 9,572 Views 11 Comments

A new report looks at the figures behind child protection proceedings.

# care - Friday 20 November, 2015

'He was traumatised': Beaumont Hospital apologises over care provided to Gerry Feeney
# Dignity
# Dignity

'He was traumatised': Beaumont Hospital apologises over care provided to Gerry Feeney

Nov 20th 2015, 11:49 AM 22,833 Views 47 Comments

His family are calling for a hospital ombudsman be set up.

# care - Thursday 1 October, 2015

'I’m scared for my younger brother, who is getting him dressed and bringing him to school?'
# Care Order
# Care Order

'I’m scared for my younger brother, who is getting him dressed and bringing him to school?'

Oct 1st 2015, 12:01 AM 28,658 Views 0 Comments

Details of a case of a young girl being taken into care over the abuse she received from her mother has been revealed.

# care - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated
# In Care
# In Care

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated

Sep 17th 2015, 4:09 PM 15,726 Views 14 Comments

Files for the patients showed no record of a capacity to make a decision on engaging in a sexual relationship.

# care - Monday 14 September, 2015

Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago
# Since 2001
# Since 2001

Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago

Sep 14th 2015, 7:08 PM 20,398 Views 15 Comments

The circumstances of 1,082 people from Tallaght were captured on a range of issues.

# care - Friday 7 August, 2015

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues
# State Care
# State Care

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

Aug 7th 2015, 11:52 AM 8,245 Views 8 Comments

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

# care - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia
# Gill Pharaoh
# Gill Pharaoh

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia

Aug 4th 2015, 10:25 AM 21,121 Views 63 Comments

75-year-old Gill Pharaoh spent her life as a palliative care nurse.

# care - Thursday 30 July, 2015

'He didn't value that we were actually human beings, it was like a nightmare.'
# Mary Manning
# Mary Manning

'He didn't value that we were actually human beings, it was like a nightmare.'

Jul 30th 2015, 1:09 PM 25,522 Views 6 Comments

Mary Manning was repeatedly abused by her stepfather.

# care - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

'A carer, what is that?' I am a weight lifter. I am a nurse. I am a specialist. I am exhausted.
# Column
# Column

'A carer, what is that?' I am a weight lifter. I am a nurse. I am a specialist. I am exhausted.

Jun 10th 2015, 1:30 PM 815 Views 20 Comments

I care full-time for my son, who has Hunter Syndrome, as well as being a mother to my other two young boys – yet I am often looked down upon by others.

# care - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Little Eli, who was born without a nose, is capturing hearts across the world
# Miracle Child
# Miracle Child

Little Eli, who was born without a nose, is capturing hearts across the world

Apr 1st 2015, 8:30 PM 37,996 Views 30 Comments

He’s a fighter.

Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin
# Abuse
# Abuse

Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin

Apr 1st 2015, 12:02 AM 94,518 Views 179 Comments

The boy said his father had cut his throat.

# care - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Doctors say reports of them getting €100 per child are 'inaccurate and wide of the mark'
# UNDER 6
# UNDER 6

Doctors say reports of them getting €100 per child are 'inaccurate and wide of the mark'

Mar 3rd 2015, 5:22 PM 6,970 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Health states that negotiations are ongoing.

# care - Friday 6 February, 2015

This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day
# Squeeeee
# Squeeeee

This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day

Feb 6th 2015, 10:51 PM 66,061 Views 65 Comments

Look! Look at them!

# care - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

'I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no'
# Portiuncula
# Portiuncula

'I hoped it was just nature and that we were just unlucky, but no'

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:16 PM 23,790 Views 7 Comments

A report was compiled into the care provided to a young child at Poriuncula Hospital without the knowledge of his parents.

# care - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'
# Baby
# Baby

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'

Jan 27th 2015, 6:37 PM 26,350 Views 17 Comments

But what does it mean for Ireland?

# care - Monday 12 January, 2015

Teens in State-run home were leaving regularly to take drugs
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Teens in State-run home were leaving regularly to take drugs

Jan 12th 2015, 4:25 PM 9,659 Views 10 Comments

A Hiqa report found the care centre was not run in a way that the children were always safe and protected from themselves.

# care - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Staff taken off-duty after "concerns" at Tipperary disability unit
# Primary Care
# Primary Care

Staff taken off-duty after "concerns" at Tipperary disability unit

Dec 18th 2014, 7:48 PM 11,825 Views 18 Comments

Minister Kathleen Lynch says she expected such concerns to be raised following the Áras Attracta case.

# care - Sunday 14 December, 2014

'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'
# Abuse
# Abuse

'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'

Dec 14th 2014, 7:55 PM 25,395 Views 50 Comments

The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.

700 complaints about nursing and care home staff passed to gardaí
# Abuse
# Abuse

700 complaints about nursing and care home staff passed to gardaí

Dec 14th 2014, 4:51 PM 8,842 Views 11 Comments

27 of those complaints are redacted.

# care - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group
# Abuse
# Abuse

'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group

Dec 10th 2014, 5:43 PM 27,527 Views 158 Comments

Nearly 100 hours of training was given to staff featured in tonight’s exposé in the wake of a HIQA report earlier this year but the Disability Federation says this abuse was nothing to do with training.

# care - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

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 5,705 Views 30 Comments

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

# care - Friday 21 November, 2014

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker
# HIQA
# HIQA

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker

Nov 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 6,902 Views 9 Comments

One child had not been visited by a social worker in more than four years.

# care - Thursday 6 November, 2014

This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care
# Mom
# Mom

This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care

Nov 6th 2014, 6:15 AM 16,626 Views 7 Comments

He has developed an incubator that costs just a fraction of the usual cost.

# care - Friday 24 October, 2014

Watchdog finds issues with nutrition and healthcare at Galway nursing home
# Spiddal
# Spiddal

Watchdog finds issues with nutrition and healthcare at Galway nursing home

Oct 24th 2014, 7:13 PM 7,653 Views 4 Comments

Hiqa carried out an unannounced inspection of Aras Chois Fharraige last month.

# care - Friday 17 October, 2014

Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home
# Death
# Death

Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home

Oct 17th 2014, 3:23 PM 7,276 Views 22 Comments

Most people would like their condition managed by pain medication though almost three-quarters have not written any kind of care directive or given an indication of what they want to family members.

# care - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Dignity of elderly compromised after being transported down corridors on commodes
# Inspection
# Inspection

Dignity of elderly compromised after being transported down corridors on commodes

Oct 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,179 Views 17 Comments

The latest HIQA inspection reports finds elderly residents sitting alone during meal times with food on their face and clothing.

# care - Monday 6 October, 2014

Column: Palliative care considers the mind, body and spiritual needs of the person
# Care
# Care

Column: Palliative care considers the mind, body and spiritual needs of the person

Oct 6th 2014, 1:30 PM 183 Views 7 Comments

Palliative care is not just about pain relief for older people during their final days – it’s about quality of life for your loved one.

Parents agree to allow disabled children stay in care
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Parents agree to allow disabled children stay in care

Oct 6th 2014, 12:05 PM 8,358 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the parents had the capacity to love their boys, but not the capacity to bring them up.

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations

Oct 6th 2014, 10:37 AM 13,422 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the children “lived in a bad place with bad people”.