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This year
Ireland's nursing home sector 'under threat of failure' amid post-pandemic challenges - report
Fourteen private operators control 40% of nursing home beds, the study found.
One in five small, private nursing homes have closed for good, since the pandemic.
Private patients receive 55% less subsidy funding compared to patients in the public sector.
Models of care are being wiped out and the sector is under threat, according to one sector representative.
Last year
Families call for additional funding in private Cork nursing homes, as relatives face eviction
Families of residents who will be 'kicked out' of Cork nursing home urge Taoiseach to step in
Changes allowing nursing home residents to keep rent could see older people 'forced to move out'
Nursing home staff question ethics of relying on large nutrition firms to assess residents
All time
Cabinet approves Fair Deal rule change in order to bring thousands of vacant houses back into use
Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer
Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'
Home care: The way we care for the elderly could be about to change
Elderly people won't pay out more under Fair Deal scheme
The waiting list for nursing home money is getting even longer
'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months
Long waiting times for nursing home funding causing 'distress and hardship'