Department of Health to consider home care plan

Legal and financial assessment of the cost being carried out

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
31st July, 2016
Simon Harris said he would decide what position to adopt on the bill after the Department of Healths consideration is complete Pic:

The Department of Health is carrying out a legal and financial assessment of the cost implications of giving people a statutory right to home care in lieu of a nursing home bed.

Fianna Fáil introduced a new bill in the Dáil before the summer recess that would allow for the provision of home care services to a person being offered long-term residential care. Fianna Fáil said it would seek cross-party support....

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