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This year
Ireland's nursing home sector 'under threat of failure' amid post-pandemic challenges - report
Fourteen private operators control 40% of nursing home beds, the study found.
One in five small, private nursing homes have closed for good, since the pandemic.
Private patients receive 55% less subsidy funding compared to patients in the public sector.
Models of care are being wiped out and the sector is under threat, according to one sector representative.
Last year
‘Trend’ of nursing home closures mostly impacting rural areas, as 50 close over four-year period
'In two years it will be too late': Nursing homes deliver stark warning on future of sector
'Where will mum go?' Families panic following Cork nursing home's Fair Deal exit
Nursing home staff question ethics of relying on large nutrition firms to assess residents
All time
'Crisis' in nursing home sector as government slow to act on reforms, says Nursing Home Ireland
Covid death toll in nursing homes passes 1,500, with 369 in January alone
'All about an effective roll-out now': Vaccine prioritisation for nursing home residents welcomed after difficult year
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Explainer: What is the current situation with Covid-19 in nursing homes in Ireland?
Nursing home sector 'concerned' as CMO highlights outbreaks in letter to government
Health Minister contacts HSE to make clear that window visits in nursing homes are not suspended under Level 3
'We're on tenterhooks': Nursing home staff worried about nationwide rise in Covid-19 cases
Oireachtas committee calls for 'immediate' action to protect nursing homes in event of Covid-19 second wave
Many nursing homes taking 'cautious approach' to allowing visits despite green light from HSE
'This is a huge scandal': No definitive plan for transferring of patients to nursing homes, committee hears
Nursing Homes Ireland raised issue of PPE shortage with Department as early as February
'The dismay will live forever with us': Nursing homes CEO to tell TDs sector was left isolated at start of crisis
Consent is crucial for coronavirus testing. But in nursing homes, it isn't always so simple
Predictable, not inevitable? How Covid-19 spread through Irish nursing homes
Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes
'It's too blunt': Concerns around adding home care to Fair Deal scheme
The pricing model for nursing home beds slammed as 'not fit for purpose'
'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months
Long waiting times for nursing home funding causing 'distress and hardship'
Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'
Nursing homes body says there are over 250 jobs available in the sector
Nursing home owners to start knocking on politicians' doors over 'crisis in care'