Thursday, 25 October 2018

Ceisteanna (259, 260)

Pearse Doherty

Ceist:

259. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in receipt of homecare support packages in County Donegal; the number of home support hours delivered in each month in 2018 to date; the number of hours to be delivered in 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44443/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Pearse Doherty

Ceist:

260. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the waiting list for homecare support packages in County Donegal; the number waiting to receive a package for one to three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12, 12 to 15, 15 to 18 and longer than 18 months, respectively, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44444/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 259 and 260 together.

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