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#fair deal scheme

# fair-deal-scheme - This year 2022

Cabinet approves Fair Deal rule change in order to bring thousands of vacant houses back into use
# Housing
# Housing

Cabinet approves Fair Deal rule change in order to bring thousands of vacant houses back into use

Apr 13th 2022, 6:41 PM 21,896 Views 7 Comments

Nursing home residents will be able to keep 60% of rental income under changes to the scheme.

# fair-deal-scheme - All time

Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer
# Science Week
# Science Week

Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer

Nov 13th 2017, 4:11 PM 11,152 Views 26 Comments

A team of researchers at Trinity have been given funding by Enterprise Ireland to develop a robot to assist with the elderly.

Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'

Sep 14th 2017, 3:59 PM 32,939 Views 48 Comments

Whether its Fair Deal contributions, nursing home fees or general funding in the care system, money gets in the way of older people deciding where they spend their final years.

Home care: The way we care for the elderly could be about to change
# Home Care Deal
# Home Care Deal

Home care: The way we care for the elderly could be about to change

Jan 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 31,137 Views 17 Comments

A bill enshrining the right to home care passed the second stage of the legislative process yesterday.

Elderly people won't pay out more under Fair Deal scheme
# Health
# Health

Elderly people won't pay out more under Fair Deal scheme

Feb 13th 2015, 7:17 PM 9,357 Views 13 Comments

Minister Kathleen Lynch said an extra €30 million is needed.

The waiting list for nursing home money is getting even longer
# No Fair Deal
# No Fair Deal

The waiting list for nursing home money is getting even longer

Oct 30th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,409 Views 21 Comments

The budget for the scheme is capped and those on the waiting list are forced to foot a bill of €13,000 a year until they’re approved.

'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months
# Fair Deal Scheme
# Fair Deal Scheme

'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months

Jul 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,030 Views 8 Comments

The waiting time for funding increased from six to 12 weeks, while the number of people on the list rose by 500.

Long waiting times for nursing home funding causing 'distress and hardship'
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

Long waiting times for nursing home funding causing 'distress and hardship'

Jul 9th 2014, 7:12 PM 6,236 Views 5 Comments

A new survey reveals that patients are waiting more than 10 weeks for funding approval.