Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Ceisteanna (374, 375)

Brendan Smith

Ceist:

374. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Health the expenditure on home support programmes in counties Cavan and Monaghan in 2018; the projected expenditure for 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47812/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Brendan Smith

Ceist:

375. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Health the number of persons approved for home support and awaiting the commencement of the service in counties Cavan and Monaghan; the average time between approval of home support and such support being made available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47813/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 374 and 375 together.

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