Thursday, 8 November 2012

Questions (86)

Michael Colreavy

Question:

86. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Health his views on whether it is acceptable that some older persons are receiving just 30 minutes of home help support a week while others are forced to wash and toilet themselves with the help of their overstretched home help within 15 minutes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48968/12]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.