Not so much of a Fair Deal if you are providing care outside the capital
It’s nonsensical that Fair Deal rates are highest in Dublin, while the standard of care is the same countrywide
Ireland has about 437 private nursing homes countrywide, with about 22,342 beds to be filled by mostly elderly members of our society. The cost of running these homes is not cheap, and the government is only now beginning to realise just how expensive it really is.
A study by the HSE, which was published last October, implied that the cost of running its public nursing homes far outweighs that of private homes. So far, so not surprising.
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