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# Rehab Group

This year
Number of computers sent to Rehab Recycle resold instead of destroyed
A report by
Niall Sargent
Audit identified risk of data breach after devices sold on to third party who had access to warehouse.
This followed concerns raised by a member of staff at Rehab Recycle Tallaght through a protected disclosure, Noteworthy reports
The audit collated a “significant volume of evidence” to support the majority of the concerns raised
Rehab states that recommendations of the audit have been addressed
Last year
Hackers seek service user and financial data in cyberattack on disability services charity
Data has been accessed externally from some of the Rehab Group’s servers, an investigation has found.
All time
'Enormous relief' as Rehab secures additional €2 million funding to continue disability services
The group secured an additional €2 million following a series of negotiations.
Rehab Group to drop its name and spend up to €40,000 on rebranding
“To put it simply, we are not in the business of ‘rehabilitation’. We are in the business of changing hearts and minds around disability.”
We need compassion as a priority in how we care for people like Michael and Kathleen
Throughout the country, decisions are being made for reasons that trump people’s relationships and families.
Rehab boss won't ask for a raise, but will she lower her salary?
She currently earns €140,000.
Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities
As many as 40 jobs could be affected.
Flannery 'holding options open' on proceedings over PAC's Rehab inquiry
Angela Kerins has launched legal action against ‘deeply distressing’ inquiry into her involvement with Rehab.
PAC told they can't force Flannery and Kerins to come before it
The former Rehab Group CEOs refused to appear before the committee in April.
PAC will be discussing the CRC today, but who is going to turn up?
Former CRC chair Hamilton Goulding will attend, as will his successor Kieran Timmins.
Rehab have started the search for new board members
Appointments are expected to be made in September.
PAC's attempts to question Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins 'nobbled'
The Public Accounts Committee will now seek outside legal advice as it continues efforts to compel former Rehab executives to come before it.
'Totally unacceptable': Concern that PAC has monopoly on probe into spending of €3.25bn
The Oireachtas Health Committee is seeking to change the rules that currently prevent any other Oireachtas committee from investigating matters that are already being probed by the powerful Public Accounts Committee.
Former CEO of Aviva announced as the new chairman of Rehab
The position of CEO to replace Angela Kerins will be advertised in the next few days.
'This isn't anything personal': PAC denies accusation of bias against Angela Kerins
Solicitors for the former Rehab boss had accused the Public Accounts Committee of being biased against her.
Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery to be forced before PAC after they 'throw kitchen sink' at committee
The Public Accounts Committee is seeking powers of compellability in the case of the two former CEOs at the disability organisation.
Failings at UK care home run by Rehab 'raises questions' for Ireland
A Prime Time investigation revealed that standards of care were not met at a care home run by Rehab Group.
The PAC is having another meeting about Rehab later - but you're not allowed to watch it
Members of the Public Accounts Committee will discuss the ongoing controversy at Rehab and whether they should compel its former CEOs, Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins, later today.
Rehab management are at the Public Accounts Committee today - but Flannery and Kerins won't be there
Angela Kerins has told the Public Accounts Committee she is unwell, but Frank Flannery says he simply can’t help.
PAC want more answers from Rehab and today they hope to get them
John McGuinness said the last time answers had to be “dragged” out of Rehab – today they want answers on public money and the group’s governance.
Rehab admit response has been 'inadequate' and 'seriously damaging'
The group has drafted in an independent management consultant to identify how they can be more transparent.
Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery are 'absolutely expected' to attend PAC next week
The Public Accounts Committee has discussed the latest developments at the Rehab Group, including the retirement of its CEO Angela Kerins, this morning.
PAC will discuss Angela Kerins' resignation today
Angela Kerins quit her role as Rehab CEO yesterday.
Mary Lou McDonald says Angela Kerins' stress was of her own making
Angela Kerins quit today, stating that the latest controversies had taken their toll on her family and the Rehab Group.
PAC refers serious allegations about Rehab to gardaí
At a meeting this morning, the committee noted that it has received a letter from the solicitors acting on behalf of the developer John Kelly.
PAC hasn’t got all the information it wanted about Rehab… or Frank Flannery
Flannery has told the PAC in a letter that he is willing to cooperate with its inquiry into the Rehab Group by, in the first instance, providing written information.
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everybody’s talking about Rehab Group salaries, the sad passing of Christine Buckley and the continuing search for the Malaysian Airlines plane.
Rehab Group reveals top executive salaries… and twelve earn over €100k
“Performance related payments” were waived by all executives in 2010 and 2011
Who is Frank Flannery and why is everyone talking about him?
He is the man who helped Fine Gael become the largest party in the State but his involvement with the Rehab Group has caused controversy in recent weeks. Who is Frank Flannery? Let explain all.
Flannery to quit philanthropy body, accused of ‘metaphorically giving two fingers’ to PAC
The former Fine Gael strategist and Rehab board member is also facing calls to come before the Public Accounts Committee.
‘I had no role in advising the government’: Frank Flannery resigns from Rehab and Fine Gael
Fine Gael has thanked Flannery for his “unstinting and loyal service to the party” while the Public Accounts Committee has said it still expects the former Rehab CEO to appear before it.
Quinn: I’d see Frank Flannery walking with Fine Gael advisors before Cabinet meetings
Meanwhile, junior minister Kathleen Lynch has said it is her personal opinion that Flannery’s position is not tenable.
Joan Burton: 'Flannery should make himself available to the PAC'
She said that the public have a right to know where public money is going.
Angela Kerins was ‘short on the full detail’, PAC wants more info from Rehab
Meanwhile, the Tánaiste called on former Rehab CEO Frank Flannery to appear before the Public Accounts Committee.
Taoiseach on Rehab salaries: 'The public like to know these things'
Enda Kenny declined to state specifically whether Fine Gael advisor Frank Flannery, a former CEO at Rehab, should go before the PAC.
Angela Kerins defends €240k salary and insists she is not paid by taxpayer
Kerins and other Rehab executives spent nearly five hours before the Public Accounts Committee today. Here’s what happened…
PAC to seek legal advice before revealing Rehab executives' salaries
The senior staff members declined to reveal how much they earn when grilled by the committee earlier today.
Department of Justice "dropped the ball" on Rehab audit
It was revealed today that the group requested a meeting to discuss the findings, but did not receive a reply.
WATCH: Rehab execs refuse to disclose salaries - before HSE says it can tell TDs
Another tense exchange at the Public Accounts Committee…
'I think that's kind of shocking': Tense exchanges as Mary Lou questions Rehab chief
The Sinn Féin TD spent nearly an hour questioning Angela Kerins at the Public Accounts Committee this morning, and it was tense.