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HCCI disappointed by lack of detail for homecare in Budget 2019

Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) is disappointed with the outcome of Budget 2019. Budget 2019 announced an increase in health funding of €1 billion, to €17 billion in 2019.  But there was no detail by the Minister for Finance, Public…

Response to Government plans to reform rules on non-EEA workers from Home and Community Care Ireland

Response to Government plans to reform rules on non-EEA workers from Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) – 28 September 2018 Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the representative organisation for private home care providers in Ireland, welcomes…

Appointment Notice

Home and Community Care Ireland appoints its first Chief Executive Officer 19th September 2018:   Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the representative organisation for private home care providers in Ireland, is pleased to announce…

Home and Community Care Ireland Calls for regulation in the home care industry

Home and Community Care Ireland Calls for regulation in the home care industry -          Demand for home care services to increase by 50% over the next eleven years – creating a demand for 20,000 additional jobs in the home care…

HCCI Position Paper Published.

HCCI has developed a Position Paper on Home Care, which outlines the steps needed to provide the highest standards of home care in Ireland, available to all.

Emergency Home Care During Storm Emma

Bereneice O'Rourke of HCCI on RTE News explains how carers are committed to helping their clients throughout Storm Emilia. If you have an emergency and need a carer, please use our Care Finder tool here hcci.ie/care-finder/

The Pause – Honouring Patients and Caregivers after Death

When a patient dies, we know it is a difficult time for their family and loved ones. But it is also challenging for the healthcare team – those at the bedside who cared for the patient. To help caregivers in these moments, a Cleveland Ohio…

ERSI Report (Infographic)

The demand for public and private health and social care services in Ireland is set to increase dramatically between now and 2030, according to the latest ESRI projections. The population in Ireland is set to grow by between 14 and 23 percent…

Healthcare Assistant Apprenticeships

A proposal to develop a two-year apprenticeship for Healthcare Assistants has been approved by Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton, and is now going into development. Griffith College in Dublin has been appointed the Education…