Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Ceisteanna (1315)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Ceist:

1315. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to plans to restore or increase respite hours in the Cork area for families of children with special needs that had been reduced or paused during the Covid-19 pandemic, with particular reference, but not exclusively, to the respite services at Garretstown. [16030/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services they choose, and enhance their ability to tailor the supports required to meet their needs and plan their lives.

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy