Thursday, 7 March 2013

Questions (248)

Joanna Tuffy


248. Deputy Joanna Tuffy asked the Minister for Health the up to date position with the nursing home support scheme fair deal review; when he expects the review to be complete; if he intends to publish the review report; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12185/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

A public consultation to inform the review was concluded in July 2012. A summary report of the submissions received was published on the Department's website in December. Work will continue on the review in the coming months and the Department will shortly be seeking tenders through the public procurement process for external input to this review. It is envisaged that the review will be completed in 2013.