Thursday, 11 July 2019

Ceisteanna (661, 662)

Brendan Smith

Ceist:

661. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting home support hours in counties Cavan and Monaghan; the average waiting time between approval of home support and such support being provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31162/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Brendan Smith

Ceist:

662. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Health when additional resources will be provide to the HSE to reduce the delays in providing home support in areas such as counties Cavan and Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31163/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 661 and 662 together.

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