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Housing Aid for the Elderly.

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 12 April 2005

Tuesday, 12 April 2005

Questions (181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186)

Pat Breen

Question:

218 Mr. P. Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the situation regarding an application for a person (details supplied) in County Clare under the housing aid for the elderly; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10311/05]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

The Health Act 2004 provided for the Health Service Executive, which was established on 1 January 2005. Under the Act, the executive has the responsibility to manage and deliver, or arrange to be delivered on its behalf, health and personal social services. This includes responsibility for the provision of the housing aid scheme for the elderly in Clare on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. Accordingly, my Department has requested the chief officer for the executive's mid-western area to investigate the matter raised and to reply directly to the Deputy.

Pat Breen

Question:

219 Mr. P. Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the status of an application for a person (details supplied) in County Clare under the housing aid for the elderly scheme. [10312/05]

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The Health Act 2004 provided for the Health Service Executive, which was established on 1 January 2005. Under the Act, the executive has the responsibility to manage and deliver, or arrange to be delivered on its behalf, health and personal social services. This includes responsibility for the provision of the housing aid scheme for the elderly in Clare on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. Accordingly, my Department has requested the chief officer for the executive's mid-western area to investigate the matter raised and to reply directly to the Deputy.

Pat Breen

Question:

220 Mr. P. Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children when replacement windows will be installed under the housing aid for the elderly scheme for a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10313/05]

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The Health Act 2004 provided for the Health Service Executive, which was established on 1 January 2005. Under the Act, the executive has the responsibility to manage and deliver, or arrange to be delivered on its behalf, health and personal social services. This includes responsibility for the provision of the housing aid scheme for the elderly in Clare on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. Accordingly, my Department has requested the chief officer for the executive's mid-western area to investigate the matter raised and to reply directly to the Deputy.

Pat Breen

Question:

221 Mr. P. Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children, further to Parliamentary Question No. 223 of 26 January 2005, if the application has been processed under the housing aid for the elderly scheme for a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10314/05]

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The Health Act 2004 provided for the Health Service Executive, which was established on 1 January 2005. Under the Act, the executive has the responsibility to manage and deliver, or arrange to be delivered on its behalf, health and personal social services. This includes responsibility for the provision of the housing aid scheme for the elderly in Clare on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. Accordingly, my Department has requested the chief officer for the executive's mid-western area to investigate the matter raised and to reply directly to the Deputy.

Pat Breen

Question:

222 Mr. P. Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children, further to Parliamentary Question No. 80 of 8 December 2004, if the application has been processed; if the various reports have been completed for a person (details supplied) in County Clare for a replacement back door and the installation of a shower under the housing aid for the elderly scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10315/05]

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The Health Act 2004 provided for the Health Service Executive, which was established on 1 January 2005. Under the Act, the executive has the responsibility to manage and deliver, or arrange to be delivered on its behalf, health and personal social services. This includes responsibility for the provision of the housing aid scheme for the elderly in Clare on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. Accordingly, my Department has requested the chief officer for the executive's mid-western area to investigate the matter raised and to reply directly to the Deputy.

Pat Breen

Question:

223 Mr. P. Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children, further to Parliamentary Question No. 246 of 19 October 2004, if the community welfare officer has carried out a report regarding the housing aid for the elderly scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10316/05]

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The Health Act 2004 provided for the Health Service Executive, which was established on 1 January 2005. Under the Act, the executive has the responsibility to manage and deliver, or arrange to be delivered on its behalf, health and personal social services. This includes responsibility for the provision of the housing aid scheme for the elderly in Clare on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. Accordingly, my Department has requested the chief officer for the executive's mid-western area to investigate the matter raised and to reply directly to the Deputy.

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