Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (796)

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan

Question:

805 Deputy Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he considers ten weeks notice sufficient duration for the closure of a nursing home for elderly citizens; if he is aware that some of the residents of Ashbrook House in Mohill, County Leitrim have lived at that place for over 20 years and that many of them are very elderly and some suffer from dementia and so on; if he will instruct the Health Service Executive to extend the notice to December at the very least and that both residents and staff alike deserve longer notice and a clearer idea of where they will be relocated to; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35139/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

As this is a service matter the question has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.