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Lynch criticised as having 'head in the sand' about long-term elderly care

Hiqa will not grant an amnesty to the state to meet nursing homes standards highlights the urgent need to tackle the critical issue of long-term residential care.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
27th July, 2013

The confirmation that health watchdog Hiqa will not grant an amnesty to the state to meet nursing homes standards highlights the urgent need to tackle the critical issue of long-term residential care.

This is according to Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) chief executive Tadhg Daly, who called on Minister of State for Older People Kathleen Lynch "to stop burying her head in the sand" and "face up to reality".

He urged the minister to set up...

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