Wed, 06 Jan, 2021
Mon, 04 Jan, 2021
Adults with intellectual disability are reduced to “couch-surfing” between family members while waiting to access residential care at the Cope Foundation, where pressure on services is so severe that it needs an extra €34m per annum, according to its chief executive.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
The sale of this home will be music to the ears of dozens of budding musicians — it is forming part of a very generous bequest that could be worth €2m, to the benefit of UCC students, and to UCC’s music department in particular.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
A number of HSE-run centres for people with disabilities have been criticised by health watchdog Hiqa, including one where a broken heater that had previously resulted in residents moving to emergency accommodation was still malfunctioning during the inspection.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
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
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016