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65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre
Beechfield Nursing Home Group today announced the creation of 65 new jobs at its new care facility, Mount Hybla Private Designated Care Centre .
Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected
They said they had seen other staff members neglecting the residents, while a quarter said they had seen psychologically abusive acts take place.
ALONE: "Grave concerns" about issues at private nursing homes
The charity, which supports older people, made the comments following the taking over of a private Galway nursing home by the HSE.
The Evening Fix: Monday
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues'
Owen Riff nursing home in Oughterard, Galway has been taken over by the HSE after an unannounced inspection by HIQA.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Tanáiste insists he has 'confidence' in James Reilly
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
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
Everything the Minister for Health said to the Dáil last night, after appearing on a debt defaulters list.
James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times
The Health Minister told the chamber that the current difficulties stem from ‘complex’ litigation.
Video: Health Minister James Reilly's statement to the Dáil
The full video of James Reilly’s statement to the Dáil following revelations about his appearance on a debt defaulters list in Stubbs Gazette.
Watch live: James Reilly's personal statement to the Dáil
Watch live coverage from the Dáil chamber of the Health Minister’s personal statement following news that he appears on a debt defaulters list in this month’s Stubbs Gazette.
The Evening Fix: Wednesday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm
The Health Minister is to give a personal statement this evening following revelations that his name has appeared on a debt defaulters list in relation to a nursing home purchase.
Pictures: James Reilly's name on the Stubbs Gazette defaulters' list
The Health Minister’s name has appeared in the magazine published today, causing much controversy as a result.
Health Minister’s business affairs ‘entirely in order’ insists Taoiseach
Enda Kenny was responding to revelations that James Reilly’s name is to be published in the debt monitoring magazine, Stubbs Gazette, this week.
HIQA inspectors criticise nursing home part-owned by minister
An unannounced inspection in February found a number of areas in which previous recommendations were not met.
'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu
A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.
Alzheimer's patient beaten by carer at UK nursing home
A programme on BBC television tonight will highlight the abuse of an elderly patient at a care home in London last year.
Health watchdog visits Donegal nursing home after six deaths in two weeks
Five people are said to have died over the last five days at the privately-run nursing home near Buncrana. Officials from the HSE and HIQA are at the home today as an investigation continues.
Nursing home finds gun in donated piano
The gun was only discovered years after the piano had been donated.
Man charged with manslaughter of his mother, 83
Gerard Vollrath appeared at Waterford District Court this evening in connection with the unlawful killing of his mother Vera.
Man held as Gardaí investigate murder of elderly woman in nursing home
Vera Vollrath was found dead in her room at Killure Bridge Nursing Home outside Waterford City yesterday.
Man arrested over 83-year-old woman’s death at nursing home
A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the woman’s body in Co Waterford earlier today.
Abbeyleix nursing home gets reprieve as HSE to hold consultation
The Health Service Executive has said it will now hold a consultation with residents after they challenged the closure in the High Court.
Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released
The HIQA report was positive about St Brigid’s Hospital – but the HSE said last month that it is to be closed on a phased basis.
Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure
One of the organisers of today’s protest says the patients are “very happy” to see the level of support shown by the local community against the closure.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Sydney nurse charged with murder after nursing home fire
Roger Dean, a nurse at the Quakers Hill Nursing Home, told reporters yesterday he had braved the smoke and flames to rescue residents. He was arrested last night and charged today with murder.
Man arrested after fire at nursing home kills four
Eighty eight people were evacuated from a nursing home in Sydney after fire broke out. Some residents were bedridden and had dementia.
HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks
St Brigid’s Hospital – a 28-bed unit in Shane, Portlaoise – will be closed, just two weeks after a unit in Abbeyleix was shut.
Daily Fix: Monday
In today’s Fix: a Co Meath nursing home is closed by court order; human remains uncovered in Clare are feared to be those of a missing local man; and singer Sting explains why he won’t cross a “virtual picket-line”.
Co Meath nursing home closed by court order
The owner of Creevelea House Nursing Home in Laytown consents to legal action by HIQA having it closed.
Dublin nursing home taken over by HSE
The HSE has taken control of a Dublin nursing home, and responsibility for its elderly residents, after HIQA secured a court order to cancel the home’s registration.
"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended
The Fair Deal nursing home scheme has already run out of funding for this year and can’t accommodate any new people who need financial assistant to cover the costs of that care.
Three struck off over nurse's 'inappropriate conduct' at nursing home
A male nurse had ‘inappropriate physical contact’ with a patient while lying in her bed; two others failed to intervene.