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# Carers

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# Elder Abuse
HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals
The majority of alleged victims were aged over 80, female, and had reportedly been neglected or abused by a relative.
Column: 'The HSE think they're too big to fight, but I won't be silenced'
Jack and Jill’s CEO Jonathan Irwin says he won’t go away until the domiciliary care allowance crisis is sorted out.
# disabilities
Disabilities: 1,700 Domiciliary Care Allowance applications scheduled for review
A number of people have initiated legal proceedings against the Department over its decision to cease DCA payments.
# One Year In’s progress report for the Government: Disability, carers
Kathleen Lynch is in charge of ensuring that the disabled and minorities are given a fair deal. How has she done so far?
# Jobswatch
Home care firm to create 540 jobs
520 of the jobs at Comfort Keepers will be part-time, with 25 full-time roles.
# Budget 2012
Readers' Panel: Full-time carer
Ann Hughes had been concerned that Carer’s Allowance would be cut. The government left it alone – but there were other changes which will still affect her.
# Carers
Carers Association calls for immediate action on new strategy
The call for full implementation of a National Carers Strategy comes after last night’s shocking ‘Prime Time Investigates’.