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#Home Carers

# home-carers - Thursday 6 August, 2020

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation

Aug 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 13,408 Views 3 Comments

Part three of Noteworthy’s investigation reveals no legal requirements for training or registration in carer sector.

# home-carers - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector

Aug 5th 2020, 12:02 AM 30,094 Views 15 Comments

Part two of Noteworthy’s investigation examines pay and conditions of these frontline workers, as well as profits made by providers.

# home-carers - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic

Aug 4th 2020, 12:02 AM 29,093 Views 16 Comments

Part one of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation shows that many carers took a pay hit and felt unsupported during the Covid-19 crisis.

# home-carers - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Hundreds of home carers to be redeployed to nursing homes and residential care facilities
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Hundreds of home carers to be redeployed to nursing homes and residential care facilities

Apr 2nd 2020, 5:07 PM 29,064 Views 16 Comments

Carers will only be redeployed if they care for low dependency clients who can be cared for by a family member.

# home-carers - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil
# Caged
# Caged

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil

Oct 16th 2019, 3:01 PM 10,681 Views 12 Comments

Several carers spoke today about the huge amount of work they do looking after loved ones.

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil
# Home Care Crisis
# Home Care Crisis

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil

Oct 16th 2019, 6:05 AM 8,686 Views 16 Comments

Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.

# home-carers - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Home carers say additional tax credit as part of Budget 2020 'will be undercut by carbon tax'
# Home Carers
# Home Carers

Home carers say additional tax credit as part of Budget 2020 'will be undercut by carbon tax'

Oct 9th 2019, 6:05 AM 8,920 Views 12 Comments

An additional €100 in the Home Carer Credit was announced yesterday.

# home-carers - Sunday 23 October, 2016

FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare?

Oct 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 18,474 Views 27 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan made the remarkable claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

# home-carers - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts
# Cuts
# Cuts

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts

Oct 17th 2012, 10:23 PM 7,881 Views 38 Comments

The HSE is planning to cut around 450,000 home help hours between now and December – but demonstrators say the cuts need to be reversed.

# home-carers - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Home help and home care workers set to protest against cuts
# Hse Cuts
# Hse Cuts

Home help and home care workers set to protest against cuts

Sep 5th 2012, 4:59 PM 3,868 Views 32 Comments

The Home Care Community Action Group are set to protest outside Government Buildings tonight from 6pm.

# home-carers - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Carers Association calls for immediate action on new strategy
# Carers
# Carers

Carers Association calls for immediate action on new strategy

May 31st 2011, 7:25 AM 419 Views 0 Comments

The call for full implementation of a National Carers Strategy comes after last night’s shocking ‘Prime Time Investigates’.