Thursday, 25 October 2018

Ceisteanna (217, 218)

Peter Burke

Ceist:

217. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of providing 2,000 extra homecare packages; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44238/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Peter Burke

Ceist:

218. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of providing one million additional home help hours; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44239/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 217 and 218 together.

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