Private foster care service closed following HIQA inspection

Private foster care service closed following HIQA inspection

A private foster care service operating in the south region has closed down after being told by Tusla that no further children should be placed with it.

A HIQA inspection carried out at Oak Lodge Fostering Service in January 2018 found five major non-compliances.

A report out today shows a follow up inspection in September showed two major breaches in the areas of safeguarding and child protection and management and monitoring.

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