Friday October 23, 2020

Report reveals social work teams refusing to care for non-Irish children

Social work teams are refusing to accept responsibility for the care of non-Irish children in the asylum system, according to a new high level report.

15th September, 2012

Social work teams are refusing to accept responsibility for the care of non-Irish children in the asylum system, according to a new high level report.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has confirmed that social workers at some local health offices are refusing to accept the transfer of so-called 'separated' children into their care, claiming their staff lack specific training and preparation to deal with the predominantly African children.

Evidence has also emerged that social work...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

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

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

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 | 9 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 | 5 years ago