Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Ceisteanna (377, 378, 379, 380, 381, 382)

Gerry Adams

Ceist:

377. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in hospital in County Louth experiencing a delayed discharge which is dependent on a home care package, home help hours and home support hours; and length of time by which these discharges have been delayed. [25144/19]

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Gerry Adams

Ceist:

378. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in County Louth awaiting provision of home care packages, home help hours and home support hours. [25145/19]

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Gerry Adams

Ceist:

379. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the number of home care packages, home help hours and home support hours provided in County Louth in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [25146/19]

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Gerry Adams

Ceist:

380. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in County Louth in receipt of home help hours, home care packages and home support hours. [25147/19]

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Gerry Adams

Ceist:

381. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in County Louth who applied for home care packages, home help hours and home support hours in 2018 and to date in 2019; and the number of applications approved. [25148/19]

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Gerry Adams

Ceist:

382. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the steps he is taking to deal with the crisis in the provision of home help hours in County Louth and CHO area 8; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25149/19]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 377 to 382, inclusive, together.

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