Wednesday April 1, 2020

Fair Deal or no deal?

The money has run out for the government’s Fair Deal scheme, but where does that leave people in need of nursing home care?

28th May, 2011

Older people and their families have been stunned by the news that the government’s long-awaited Fair Deal scheme is facing a funding crisis.

Panic and confusion currently abound - and while Minister for Health Dr James Reilly has instigated a review of the scheme, representatives of older people and nursing homes have demanded clarity. But what now for nursing home residents and those who need residential care?

The Fair Deal scheme - or...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 3 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago