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# Home Carers

Last year
Employment permits for 1,000 home care workers to be made available to tackle recruitment crisis
The move was recommended in a report by the strategic workforce advisory group on home carers and nursing home healthcare assistants.
All time
‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation
Part three of Noteworthy’s investigation reveals no legal requirements for training or registration in carer sector.
'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector
Part two of Noteworthy’s investigation examines pay and conditions of these frontline workers, as well as profits made by providers.
'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic
Part one of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation shows that many carers took a pay hit and felt unsupported during the Covid-19 crisis.
Hundreds of home carers to be redeployed to nursing homes and residential care facilities
Carers will only be redeployed if they care for low dependency clients who can be cared for by a family member.
'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil
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
Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.
Home carers say additional tax credit as part of Budget 2020 'will be undercut by carbon tax'
An additional €100 in the Home Carer Credit was announced yesterday.
FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare?
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan made the remarkable claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?
Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts
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 help and home care workers set to protest against cuts
The Home Care Community Action Group are set to protest outside Government Buildings tonight from 6pm.
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’.