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# nursing-homes-ireland - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

'Crisis' in nursing home sector as government slow to act on reforms, says Nursing Home Ireland
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'Crisis' in nursing home sector as government slow to act on reforms, says Nursing Home Ireland

Aug 18th 2021, 8:22 AM 10,733 Views 10 Comments

Nursing home providers are “frustrated” as they wait for progress on recommendations made by an expert panel last year.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Covid death toll in nursing homes passes 1,500, with 369 in January alone
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Covid death toll in nursing homes passes 1,500, with 369 in January alone

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:51 PM 15,524 Views 46 Comments

A total of 4,300 positive coronavirus cases were recorded in nursing homes during January, the Oireachtas Health Committee heard.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

'All about an effective roll-out now': Vaccine prioritisation for nursing home residents welcomed after difficult year
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'All about an effective roll-out now': Vaccine prioritisation for nursing home residents welcomed after difficult year

Dec 8th 2020, 3:19 PM 5,722 Views 0 Comments

Under the government’s prioritisation plan, residents of nursing homes aged 65 and over will receive a Covid-19 vaccine first.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Watch our caring together story
# Nhi
# Nhi

Watch our caring together story

Oct 29th 2020, 9:12 AM 3,867 Views 0 Comments

Watch the inspiring story of how one community came together to care together for nursing home residents during Covid.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Explainer: What is the current situation with Covid-19 in nursing homes in Ireland?
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

Explainer: What is the current situation with Covid-19 in nursing homes in Ireland?

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 10:53 PM 26,263 Views 20 Comments

NPHET raised concerns over outbreaks in nursing homes last weekend.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 5 October, 2020

Nursing home sector 'concerned' as CMO highlights outbreaks in letter to government
# Covid19
# Covid19

Nursing home sector 'concerned' as CMO highlights outbreaks in letter to government

Oct 5th 2020, 5:56 PM 27,073 Views 8 Comments

The government is expected to reject NPHET’s advice and move the rest of the country to Level 3.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Health Minister contacts HSE to make clear that window visits in nursing homes are not suspended under Level 3
# Level Three
# Level Three

Health Minister contacts HSE to make clear that window visits in nursing homes are not suspended under Level 3

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:51 PM 24,235 Views 13 Comments

Concerns had been raised that nursing homes in Dublin were suspending window visits.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Friday 21 August, 2020

'We're on tenterhooks': Nursing home staff worried about nationwide rise in Covid-19 cases
# Concerning
# Concerning

'We're on tenterhooks': Nursing home staff worried about nationwide rise in Covid-19 cases

Aug 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 16,396 Views 16 Comments

After bearing the brunt of the outbreak earlier this year, the nursing home sector is worried at the resurgence of the virus.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Friday 31 July, 2020

Oireachtas committee calls for 'immediate' action to protect nursing homes in event of Covid-19 second wave
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Oireachtas committee calls for 'immediate' action to protect nursing homes in event of Covid-19 second wave

Jul 31st 2020, 9:31 PM 21,497 Views 16 Comments

The report was welcomed by Nursing Homes Ireland and the INMO.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Many nursing homes taking 'cautious approach' to allowing visits despite green light from HSE
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Many nursing homes taking 'cautious approach' to allowing visits despite green light from HSE

Jun 16th 2020, 6:20 AM 6,928 Views 6 Comments

Many nursing homes, especially that have experienced Covid-19, are taking a more cautious approach.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'This is a huge scandal': No definitive plan for transferring of patients to nursing homes, committee hears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'This is a huge scandal': No definitive plan for transferring of patients to nursing homes, committee hears

Updated May 26th 2020, 3:30 PM 25,597 Views 44 Comments

The committee heard from Hiqa this afternoon that the HSE “did not know this sector”.

Nursing Homes Ireland raised issue of PPE shortage with Department as early as February
# Correspondence
# Correspondence

Nursing Homes Ireland raised issue of PPE shortage with Department as early as February

May 26th 2020, 2:23 PM 5,924 Views 26 Comments

A series of correspondence between NHI and the Department of Health has been published today.

'The dismay will live forever with us': Nursing homes CEO to tell TDs sector was left isolated at start of crisis
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'The dismay will live forever with us': Nursing homes CEO to tell TDs sector was left isolated at start of crisis

May 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 15,281 Views 86 Comments

The Special Covid-19 Committee will meet today to discuss nursing homes and Direct Provision.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 11 May, 2020

Consent is crucial for coronavirus testing. But in nursing homes, it isn't always so simple
# Autonomy
# Autonomy

Consent is crucial for coronavirus testing. But in nursing homes, it isn't always so simple

May 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,625 Views 34 Comments

Patients must consent to be tested – but sometimes that can prove challenging.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Friday 24 April, 2020

Predictable, not inevitable? How Covid-19 spread through Irish nursing homes
# Crisis
# Crisis

Predictable, not inevitable? How Covid-19 spread through Irish nursing homes

Apr 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 43,246 Views 61 Comments

Questions remain about how the coronavirus spread so easily through nursing homes.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 30 March, 2020

Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes
# Nursing Homes Ireland
# Nursing Homes Ireland

Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes

Updated Mar 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 38,400 Views 57 Comments

Minister Simon Harris met with representatives of nursing homes today to discuss their role in the Covid-19 crisis.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'It's too blunt': Concerns around adding home care to Fair Deal scheme
# Caring For The Elderly
# Caring For The Elderly

'It's too blunt': Concerns around adding home care to Fair Deal scheme

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:01 AM 11,503 Views 6 Comments

This bill is seen as the first small step towards State-aided home care in Ireland – but there are some big problems with it.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 21 December, 2015

The pricing model for nursing home beds slammed as 'not fit for purpose'
# Pricing Structure
# Pricing Structure

The pricing model for nursing home beds slammed as 'not fit for purpose'

Dec 21st 2015, 4:13 PM 11,212 Views 15 Comments

A new report has criticised the pricing model in place for nursing homes in Ireland.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Thursday 17 July, 2014

'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 4,008 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-homes-ireland - 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 6,212 Views 5 Comments

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

# nursing-homes-ireland - 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-homes-ireland - Monday 26 August, 2013

Nursing homes body says there are over 250 jobs available in the sector
# Jobs
# Jobs

Nursing homes body says there are over 250 jobs available in the sector

Aug 26th 2013, 12:50 PM 5,843 Views 14 Comments

The body that represents nursing homes in Ireland says that the sector could add 900 jobs a year for the next decade.

# nursing-homes-ireland - Monday 3 June, 2013

Nursing home owners to start knocking on politicians' doors over 'crisis in care'
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

Nursing home owners to start knocking on politicians' doors over 'crisis in care'

Jun 3rd 2013, 3:11 PM 6,732 Views 10 Comments

Members of Nursing Homes Ireland will lobby TDs, senators and councillors to support the immediate establishment of a forum to discuss challenges in residential care.