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Services for People with Disabilities

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 14 November 2017

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Ceisteanna (285)

Kevin O'Keeffe

Ceist:

285. Deputy Kevin O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Health the progress made to transfer a person (details supplied) who requires interaction and stimulation to a suitable facility or day care placement. [47721/17]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services they choose, and enhance their ability to tailor the supports required to meet their needs and plan their lives. This commitment is outlined in the Programme for Partnership Government, which is guided by two principles: equality of opportunity and improving the quality of life for people with disabilities.

As the Deputy's question relates to an individual case, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.

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