A HSE care home, where three residents went missing unnoticed by staff and where care was described as “institutionalised and medically focused”, will not now meet a commitment to transfer patients to the community this year due to lack of funds.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2016
The HSE has been accused of ignoring “more than a decade” of serious patient safety concerns flagged by staff, patients, and official reports, culminating in the deaths of eight newborn babies in “extremely traumatising” circumstances.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
Just like the infamous H-Blocks in the North or the Guantanamo Bay camp in Cuba, ‘Bungalow 3’ is well on the way to gaining notoriety as a place of horrific abuse and mistreatment of its inmates. But who is to blame for such behaviour, apart from the perpetrators themselves?
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
A child in foster care did not receive a single visit from a social worker in nine years and others were fostered to homes where undisclosed allegations had been upheld against adults, according to a review of foster and children’s residential services.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2013