Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1240)

Mary Butler

Question:

1240. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health his views on whether the most cost-effective way to deliver care for older persons is a home care support package at an average cost of €165 weekly; his further views on whether the current waiting lists are not facilitating a timely delivery of home care supports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36323/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.