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#We Need To Talk About Dad

# we-need-to-talk-about-dad - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

TV presenter Brendan Courtney appointed to Sláintecare implementation council

Sláintecare is the cross-party plan to overhaul the Irish health service over ten years.

# we-need-to-talk-about-dad - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Brendan Courtney's dad passes away months after documentary on care for the elderly

A documentary aired at the start of this year looked at the complexities of organising home care for the elderly.

# we-need-to-talk-about-dad - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'A Fair Deal it may be, a cheap deal it sure isn't' - the trauma of putting a relative into care

TheJournal.ie spoke to three people with recent experience of negotiating the HSE’s Fair Deal nursing home scheme.

# we-need-to-talk-about-dad - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Homecare for the elderly a 'priority' in wake of Brendan Courtney documentary

The Department of Health has made the commitment in the wake of the broadcast of an RTÉ documentary on the subject.

# we-need-to-talk-about-dad - Monday 16 January, 2017

'You don't want to be mean, but it is depressing': Brendan Courtney on nursing home care for his dad

A poll has indicated that 85% of Irish people would prefer to be cared for in their old age at home.