# Ombudsman for Children’s Office

Last year
'History will not judge us well': Children unsafe in Direct Provision, Ombudsman warns
Children with disabilities spending months in inappropriate settings due to lack of supports
Teenager's spine curved by over 100 degrees after five years on waiting list for surgery
Almost 30% of children rate their mental health as 'not good' and need help to manage it
All time
Child with profound disability left in hospital for two years after HSE and Tusla unable to secure care for him
Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010