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Twenty-six nursing homes face risk of closure

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
7th June, 2015

Twenty-six public nursing homes are at risk of sanction or closure due to the state’s failure to bring them up to national accommodation standards, according to figures provided by the health regulator. The news comes just weeks ahead of the imminent July deadline for compliance with national accommodation standards.

“As of May this year, the HSE has invested substantially and there are now circa 26 which have not yet provided an acceptable funded...

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