Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1514, 1515, 1516)

Mary Butler

Question:

1514. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the original budget allocation for older persons services in 2018 by CHO; the outturn for same in 2018; and the budget allocation for 2019. [33255/19]

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Mary Butler

Question:

1515. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the reason for the disparities between CHO areas in the outsourcing of the provision of home support hours for older persons. [33256/19]

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Mary Butler

Question:

1516. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the number of private companies used by the HSE for the provision of home support hours for older persons; the funding provided to each in 2018 and 2019; and the number of home support hours delivered in 2018 and to be delivered in 2019. [33257/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1514 to 1516, inclusive, together.

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