Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (1933, 1934)

Alan Kelly

Ceist:

1933. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Health the additional number of home help hours and home care packages, respectively, required to meet existing demand and ensure that sufficient support is provided in circumstances in which a need has been identified; the specific cost to carry this out; the waiting list for each by CHO; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34371/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Alan Kelly

Ceist:

1934. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Health the spend to date in 2019 on home help hours and home care packages by CHO in tabular form; the projected total end of year spend for 2019; the allocation of the breakdown by region; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34372/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1933 and 1934 together.

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