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#Nursing Home

# nursing-home - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Watch live: James Reilly's personal statement to the Dáil
# Reilly
# Reilly

Watch live: James Reilly's personal statement to the Dáil

Jul 11th 2012, 9:50 PM 4,034 Views 33 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Jul 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 9,486 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm
# Reilly
# Reilly

James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm

Jul 11th 2012, 12:36 PM 5,377 Views 87 Comments

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.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Pictures: James Reilly's name on the Stubbs Gazette defaulters' list
# Reilly
# Reilly

Pictures: James Reilly's name on the Stubbs Gazette defaulters' list

Jul 10th 2012, 6:44 PM 11,909 Views 52 Comments

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
# Reilly
# Reilly

Health Minister’s business affairs ‘entirely in order’ insists Taoiseach

Jul 10th 2012, 3:50 PM 6,190 Views 110 Comments

Enda Kenny was responding to revelations that James Reilly’s name is to be published in the debt monitoring magazine, Stubbs Gazette, this week.

# nursing-home - Sunday 3 June, 2012

HIQA inspectors criticise nursing home part-owned by minister
# HIQA
# HIQA

HIQA inspectors criticise nursing home part-owned by minister

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:43 AM 4,599 Views 35 Comments

An unannounced inspection in February found a number of areas in which previous recommendations were not met.

# nursing-home - Friday 11 May, 2012

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu
# Nazareth House
# Nazareth House

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu

May 11th 2012, 2:01 PM 2,469 Views 3 Comments

A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.

# nursing-home - Monday 23 April, 2012

Alzheimer's patient beaten by carer at UK nursing home
# Carer Abuse
# Carer Abuse

Alzheimer's patient beaten by carer at UK nursing home

Apr 23rd 2012, 3:00 PM 6,597 Views 51 Comments

A programme on BBC television tonight will highlight the abuse of an elderly patient at a care home in London last year.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Health watchdog visits Donegal nursing home after six deaths in two weeks
# Nursing Home Deaths
# Nursing Home Deaths

Health watchdog visits Donegal nursing home after six deaths in two weeks

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:21 AM 2,473 Views 17 Comments

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 - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Nursing home finds gun in donated piano
# Donation
From The Daily Edge
# Donation

Nursing home finds gun in donated piano

Feb 21st 2012, 8:45 PM 5,048 Views 3 Comments

The gun was only discovered years after the piano had been donated.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Man charged with manslaughter of his mother, 83
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with manslaughter of his mother, 83

Jan 10th 2012, 9:19 PM 7,037 Views 0 Comments

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
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Man held as Gardaí investigate murder of elderly woman in nursing home

Jan 10th 2012, 10:26 AM 1,290 Views 2 Comments

Vera Vollrath was found dead in her room at Killure Bridge Nursing Home outside Waterford City yesterday.

# nursing-home - Monday 9 January, 2012

Man arrested over 83-year-old woman’s death at nursing home
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man arrested over 83-year-old woman’s death at nursing home

Jan 9th 2012, 8:25 PM 4,808 Views 2 Comments

A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the woman’s body in Co Waterford earlier today.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Abbeyleix nursing home gets reprieve as HSE to hold consultation
# Abbeyleix
# Abbeyleix

Abbeyleix nursing home gets reprieve as HSE to hold consultation

Dec 7th 2011, 9:46 PM 1,422 Views 8 Comments

The Health Service Executive has said it will now hold a consultation with residents after they challenged the closure in the High Court.

# nursing-home - Friday 2 December, 2011

Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released
# HIQA
# HIQA

Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released

Dec 2nd 2011, 9:01 AM 1,246 Views 0 Comments

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.

# nursing-home - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure
# Abbeyleix
# Abbeyleix

Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure

Nov 20th 2011, 8:37 PM 2,942 Views 18 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Nov 20th 2011, 8:07 PM 5,365 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# nursing-home - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Sydney nurse charged with murder after nursing home fire
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney nurse charged with murder after nursing home fire

Nov 19th 2011, 4:31 PM 2,778 Views 16 Comments

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.

# nursing-home - Friday 18 November, 2011

Man arrested after fire at nursing home kills four
# Australia
# Australia

Man arrested after fire at nursing home kills four

Nov 18th 2011, 4:56 PM 2,158 Views 1 Comment

Eighty eight people were evacuated from a nursing home in Sydney after fire broke out. Some residents were bedridden and had dementia.

# nursing-home - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks
# HSE
# HSE

HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks

Nov 16th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,295 Views 4 Comments

St Brigid’s Hospital – a 28-bed unit in Shane, Portlaoise – will be closed, just two weeks after a unit in Abbeyleix was shut.

# nursing-home - Friday 22 July, 2011

# nursing-home - Monday 4 July, 2011

Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Monday

Jul 4th 2011, 8:04 PM 2,343 Views 5 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Co Meath nursing home closed by court order

Jul 4th 2011, 11:52 AM 1,304 Views 4 Comments

The owner of Creevelea House Nursing Home in Laytown consents to legal action by HIQA having it closed.

# nursing-home - Thursday 9 June, 2011

# nursing-home - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

# nursing-home - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Dublin nursing home taken over by HSE
# HSE
# HSE

Dublin nursing home taken over by HSE

Jun 7th 2011, 7:41 PM 632 Views 2 Comments

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.

# nursing-home - Thursday 19 May, 2011

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended
# No Fair Deal
# No Fair Deal

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended

May 19th 2011, 1:08 PM 1,295 Views 0 Comments

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.

# nursing-home - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Three struck off over nurse's 'inappropriate conduct' at nursing home
# Misconduct
# Misconduct

Three struck off over nurse's 'inappropriate conduct' at nursing home

May 3rd 2011, 9:38 AM 2,553 Views 3 Comments

A male nurse had ‘inappropriate physical contact’ with a patient while lying in her bed; two others failed to intervene.

# nursing-home - Monday 7 February, 2011

Nursing home guilty of breaching care regulations in patient death case
# Nursing Home
# Nursing Home

Nursing home guilty of breaching care regulations in patient death case

Feb 7th 2011, 6:43 PM 1,545 Views 0 Comments

A private nursing home in Waterford has been found guilty of breaching care regulations in case concerning a patient who died after ingesting a latex glove.

# nursing-home - Friday 29 October, 2010

Clara nursing home closed by court order
# Health
# Health

Clara nursing home closed by court order

Oct 29th 2010, 1:36 PM 598 Views 0 Comments

Interim order granted for private home’s closure on grounds of risk to life or welfare of residents.