The exchequer will spend almost €1 billion on nursing home care for the elderly this year.
Yet, it is not enough to meet the demand. The Fair Deal nursing home scheme – the scheme used by 22,000 people in nursing homes throughout the country – ran into financial difficulty soon after this government was elected. It ground to a halt.
The coalition promised to act. It announced a review of the on-going sustainability of the scheme....
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team