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# Elderly care

Last month
August 2023
Report finds senior HSE official conducted 'seriously flawed' and 'biased' investigation
The report arose out of serious concerns after an elderly patient suffered a dramatic decline in her health before dying in hospital.
This year
Opinion: Older people being cared for on trolleys rather than beds is an all-year-round issue
RCSI’s Dr Seamus Cowman looks at the issues around the healthcare of older people in this country.
All time
Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident
The allegations are contained in documents released to under the Freedom of Information Act.
Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language'
The allegations are contained in documents released to under the Freedom of Information Act.
Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry
Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.
'There needs to be flexibility so this never happens again'
Junior Minister Jim Daly has spoken out about the Devereaux controversy.
Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months
The positions in nursing, administration, catering, managerial and support systems areas are being developed by the McMahon Health Group at the Cairnhill Bray facility.
Abbeyleix nursing home gets reprieve as HSE to hold consultation
The Health Service Executive has said it will now hold a consultation with residents after they challenged the closure in the High Court.
Use of restraint on nursing home residents caused "serious injuries"
A HIQA report into the care administered to patients at Larchfield Park Nursing Home raised a number of concerns.