A nightmare in care

A nightmare in care
Although the HSE knew about the foster home situation for two years, its chief executive Tony O’Brien said it lacked the legal powers to end it – despite, ultimately, ‘bluffing’ to do soRollingnews.ie

Cases of Grace and Ann could be the tip of iceberg, says whistleblower

It will be some time before anything like the truth emerges about the failings in care standards surrounding the foster home abuse scandal in the south-east.

The overarching question is why, in 1996, did a three-person health board panel reverse a decision to remove a young woman, referred to as Grace, from the home when credible allegations of rape, neglect and severe physical abuse had been made. It is alleged her file notes recorded that...

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