Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (774, 775, 776, 777, 778, 779)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

774. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health if he will provide the review of the clinical assessments carried out by a psychiatrist (details supplied) on a dementia unit to the residents of the home and their families before residents are removed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18994/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

775. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health if the redacted elements of the report by a psychiatrist (details supplied) regarding individual residents of a dementia unit will be provided to the patients concerned in addition to elements in the clinical assessments relating to same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18995/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

776. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health if concerns were raised in the care plans carried out by medical professionals every six months in a dementia unit (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18996/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

777. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health if it was ever suggested or recommended that a general nurse should be hired for a dementia unit (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18997/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

778. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the cost incurred for hiring a psychiatrist (details supplied) from Northern Ireland to carry out a review of clinical assessments of residents in a dementia unit; the reason a psychiatrist from here was not hired; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18998/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

779. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the cost of relocating a patient from a dementia unit (details supplied) to a private nursing home. [18999/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 774 to 779, inclusive, together.

As these are service matters I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.