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Private providers seek outsourcing of homecare

Private homecare providers are pressing government for the outsourcing of all homecare provision on a competitive tender basis in order to make massive savings.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
8th June, 2013
Kathleen Lynch, junior minister with responsibility for older people.

Private homecare providers are pressing government for the outsourcing of all homecare provision on a competitive tender basis in order to make massive savings.

They have sought a meeting with Kathleen Lynch, the junior minister with responsibility for older people, on this issue, as well as seeking a more effective use of the Fair Deal funds.

Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), which is the representative body of private homecare providers, said savings of €117...

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