Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Questions (189)

Clare Daly


189. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of assaults on staff recorded at Oberstown Children Detention Campus in 2018; and the number of those assaults classified as serious assaults. [5837/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

Oberstown Children Detention Campus has advised me that in 2018, there were 25 incidents related to assaults on staff. 18 of the 25 incidents resulted in no days lost from work and 7 of the 25 incidents resulted in lost days from work. While serious assault is not defined by Oberstown, I am advised that the 7 incidents resulting in lost days from work could be considered as serious assaults.