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# nursing-home - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

End-of-life care plans at Galway nursing home left blank
# Lough Corrib
# Lough Corrib

End-of-life care plans at Galway nursing home left blank

Dec 6th 2016, 8:10 PM 14,486 Views 15 Comments

There was also no nurse in charge on the day of a Hiqa inspection.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Nursing home manager jailed for stealing €45,000 from vulnerable patient
# Crime
# Crime

Nursing home manager jailed for stealing €45,000 from vulnerable patient

Oct 26th 2016, 1:44 PM 23,368 Views 33 Comments

Maeve Bell was sentenced to 15 months in prison today.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Four care assistants dismissed at Dublin nursing home after investigation into residents' privacy
# Beechfield
# Beechfield

Four care assistants dismissed at Dublin nursing home after investigation into residents' privacy

Aug 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 51,966 Views 40 Comments

Beechfield Manor has said that there were a number of incidents in which “residents’ privacy had not been respected”.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns
# Athlone
# Athlone

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns

Jul 6th 2016, 2:18 PM 14,261 Views 8 Comments

The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.

# nursing-home - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home

Mar 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 22,836 Views 0 Comments

Maeve Bell will face trial next month.

# nursing-home - Thursday 4 February, 2016

# nursing-home - Monday 4 January, 2016

This guy woke up in a nursing home after his New Year's night out
# The Fear
From The Daily Edge
# The Fear

This guy woke up in a nursing home after his New Year's night out

Jan 4th 2016, 7:55 AM 4,969 Views 1 Comment

And now his story is going super viral.

# nursing-home - Monday 28 December, 2015

Murder investigation launched after woman shot at nursing home
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Murder investigation launched after woman shot at nursing home

Dec 28th 2015, 12:42 PM 14,194 Views 6 Comments

The incident took place at a care home in the United Kingdom.

# nursing-home - Monday 7 December, 2015

Almost 50 residents evacuated from a nursing home due to flooding
# Community Action
# Community Action

Almost 50 residents evacuated from a nursing home due to flooding

Dec 7th 2015, 3:40 PM 13,554 Views 3 Comments

Groups of volunteers sprang into life to allow the elderly residents to be brought to safety.

# nursing-home - Saturday 27 June, 2015

This 105-year-old woman told us where the Dublin nightlife hotspots were back in her day
# Memories
# Memories

This 105-year-old woman told us where the Dublin nightlife hotspots were back in her day

Jun 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 39,367 Views 23 Comments

She also spoke about what it was like for her during the 1916 Rising and the world wars.

# nursing-home - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Unfair and unjust': Proposed hike in nursing home bills slammed
# No Fair Deal
# No Fair Deal

'Unfair and unjust': Proposed hike in nursing home bills slammed

Apr 2nd 2015, 2:18 PM 11,133 Views 31 Comments

Prime Time this evening reported on a review of the fair deal scheme.

# nursing-home - Thursday 30 October, 2014

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 6,396 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.

# nursing-home - Friday 24 October, 2014

Watchdog finds issues with nutrition and healthcare at Galway nursing home
# Spiddal
# Spiddal

Watchdog finds issues with nutrition and healthcare at Galway nursing home

Oct 24th 2014, 7:13 PM 7,660 Views 4 Comments

Hiqa carried out an unannounced inspection of Aras Chois Fharraige last month.

# nursing-home - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home

Aug 30th 2014, 3:10 PM 11,273 Views 5 Comments

Two girls were said to have been on the roof of the building, but no one was injured.

# nursing-home - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Jul 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,491 Views 10 Comments

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

# nursing-home - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Two whistleblowers suspended over nursing home claims, Seanad told
# Galway
# Galway

Two whistleblowers suspended over nursing home claims, Seanad told

Jul 17th 2014, 5:54 PM 11,113 Views 0 Comments

A HIQA inspection carried out at the home in May of this year found the authority hadn’t been informed adequately of elder abuse allegations.

'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 4,011 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.

# nursing-home - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Nurse jailed for ill treatment of 92-year-old after family installed secret camera
# London
# London

Nurse jailed for ill treatment of 92-year-old after family installed secret camera

Jul 10th 2014, 11:14 AM 20,584 Views 34 Comments

The hidden camera captured the nurse poking the 92-year-old victim in the head and telling her to “shut up”.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

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 6,214 Views 5 Comments

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

# nursing-home - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'
# Growing Population
# Growing Population

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'

Jun 18th 2014, 10:41 PM 7,713 Views 11 Comments

Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly
# South Korea
# South Korea

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

May 28th 2014, 8:33 AM 7,773 Views 5 Comments

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

# nursing-home - Monday 27 January, 2014

Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire
# Canada
# Canada

Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire

Jan 27th 2014, 1:59 PM 8,612 Views 2 Comments

Equipment usually used to de-ice ships has been brought in to aid the search for the dozens still missing.

# nursing-home - Friday 24 January, 2014

Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire
# Canada
# Canada

Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire

Jan 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,609 Views 3 Comments

Around three dozen people remain unaccounted for after the blaze.

# nursing-home - Monday 30 September, 2013

Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months
# Care Home
# Care Home

Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months

Sep 30th 2013, 7:14 AM 4,838 Views 6 Comments

The positions in nursing, administration, catering, managerial and support systems areas are being developed by the McMahon Health Group at the Cairnhill Bray facility.

# nursing-home - Monday 23 September, 2013

Gardaí search for man who went missing from nursing home
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí search for man who went missing from nursing home

Sep 23rd 2013, 11:54 AM 8,866 Views 19 Comments

Frank Helly went missing from Balinahalla Nursing Home in Moycullen, County Galway yesterday evening.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Couple married for 65 years die 11 hours apart
# Love Story
From The Daily Edge
# Love Story

Couple married for 65 years die 11 hours apart

Aug 27th 2013, 9:19 AM 6,693 Views 8 Comments

Is someone chopping onions?

# nursing-home - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Persistent staffing problems identified at Donegal nursing home
# HIQA
# HIQA

Persistent staffing problems identified at Donegal nursing home

Jun 20th 2013, 11:59 AM 4,016 Views 8 Comments

A lack of dedicated cleaning staff meant some residents’ facilities were ‘heavily soiled’, HIQA found.

# nursing-home - Monday 27 May, 2013

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people
# Sydney
# Sydney

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

May 27th 2013, 10:29 AM 9,244 Views 5 Comments

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

# nursing-home - Monday 20 May, 2013

"Excessive and problematic" drinking by nursing home residents
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

"Excessive and problematic" drinking by nursing home residents

May 20th 2013, 4:01 PM 13,564 Views 29 Comments

HIQA found that residents at a Tipperary nursing home socialised, but that at times their alcohol consumption led to challenging behaviours.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre

Mar 20th 2013, 7:15 PM 10,184 Views 14 Comments

Beechfield Nursing Home Group today announced the creation of 65 new jobs at its new care facility, Mount Hybla Private Designated Care Centre .

# nursing-home - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected
# Elderly
# Elderly

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected

Dec 6th 2012, 3:26 PM 3,683 Views 14 Comments

They said they had seen other staff members neglecting the residents, while a quarter said they had seen psychologically abusive acts take place.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

ALONE: "Grave concerns" about issues at private nursing homes
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

ALONE: "Grave concerns" about issues at private nursing homes

Aug 21st 2012, 5:43 PM 3,850 Views 17 Comments

The charity, which supports older people, made the comments following the taking over of a private Galway nursing home by the HSE.

# nursing-home - Monday 20 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Monday

Aug 20th 2012, 7:51 PM 7,434 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues'
# HSE
# HSE

Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues'

Aug 20th 2012, 4:22 PM 4,765 Views 15 Comments

Owen Riff nursing home in Oughterard, Galway has been taken over by the HSE after an unannounced inspection by HIQA.

# nursing-home - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 15th 2012, 11:00 AM 58 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# nursing-home - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Tanáiste insists he has 'confidence' in James Reilly
# James Reilly
# James Reilly

Tanáiste insists he has 'confidence' in James Reilly

Jul 12th 2012, 11:53 AM 2,521 Views 35 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has today insisted that he retains confidence in the Health Minister following his inclusion on a debt defaulters’ list.

Reilly under fire for 'unanswered questions' after Dáil statement
# James Reilly
# James Reilly

Reilly under fire for 'unanswered questions' after Dáil statement

Jul 12th 2012, 8:55 AM 3,951 Views 54 Comments

Fianna Fáil has challenged the health minister to place his share of the debt settlement into a separate bank account.

In full: James Reilly's statement explaining his business affairs
# James Reilly
# James Reilly

In full: James Reilly's statement explaining his business affairs

Jul 12th 2012, 7:20 AM 3,057 Views 10 Comments

Everything the Minister for Health said to the Dáil last night, after appearing on a debt defaulters list.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times
# Reilly
# Reilly

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times

Jul 11th 2012, 10:20 PM 9,320 Views 70 Comments

The Health Minister told the chamber that the current difficulties stem from ‘complex’ litigation.

Video: Health Minister James Reilly's statement to the Dáil
# Reilly
# Reilly

Video: Health Minister James Reilly's statement to the Dáil

Jul 11th 2012, 10:16 PM 4,002 Views 21 Comments

The full video of James Reilly’s statement to the Dáil following revelations about his appearance on a debt defaulters list in Stubbs Gazette.