HCCI Research Series: An inquiry into the lived experience of covid-19 in the home care sector in Ireland

Thursday 1st October 2020: An Inquiry into the Lived Experience of covid-19 in the Home Care Sector in Ireland is part of a three-wave research project that explores the health, social and economic consequences of the pandemic for the home care…

HCCI Pre-Budget 2021 Submission

Thursday 1st October 2020: Today, HCCI publishes it's Pre-Budget 2021 Submission, Advancing Home First.  It was submitted to Government on Tuesday 22nd September.  The submission calls for Government to accept 15 recommendations, including: …

Home care sector says up to 800 new carers needed to provide increased home care set out in Winter Plan 2020-21

Social Care Workforce Review needed to make Home First achievable HCCI announce Carers Employment Taskforce to provide a roadmap to improve working conditions for carers A new home care study identifies key actions for home care providers,…

Jim Daly, former Minister for Mental Health and Older People, appointed to the Board of Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI)

Wednesday 26th August:  Jim Daly, former Minister for Mental Health and Older People, has been appointed to the Board of HCCI.  HCCI is the national representative body for 80 companies that employ 10,000 carers, providing home care to 20,000…

More than one fifth of all adults plan to cocoon for the foreseeable future, according to HCCI research

65+ year olds willing to contribute 25% towards the cost of a home care package – an increase of 4% from last year’s survey findings Family (76%) and health (59%) identified as the two most important things in life 15% of all…

HCCI calls for proactive testing for elderly and vulnerable to keep low rate of infection in home care

Wednesday 13th May: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) is calling on the Government to implement a proactive testing regime for home care clients to ensure that home remains the safest place during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As of Sunday 10th…

Crucial that Government focuses on Home Care - the last and sustained frontier in the battle against COVID-19

58 of Home and Community Care Ireland’s (HCCI) 20,000 home care clients have tested positive for COVID-19 but the virus will be in our communities for months or years to come.   This makes home care both the last and the sustained frontier…

Homecare sector responds to the need of Ireland’s most vulnerable during the COVID-19 crisis

HCCI home carers to be temporarily redeployed to support the most vulnerable in the community and front-line health care colleagues in nursing homes Thursday 2 April 2020: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the national body for home…
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Home care sector seeks financial stability from the Government to maintain frontline capacity amid Covid-19 threat

Self-isolations: up 163% among home care clients and 216% among carers since 18th March Thursday 26 March 2020:  Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) is seeking financial stability from the HSE and Department of Health as the organisation…

Home care providers seek emergency measures to continue operating in face of COVID-19 and alleviate pressure on hospitals

Home care providers seek emergency measures to continue operating in face of COVID-19 and alleviate pressure on hospitals Wednesday, 18th March 2020: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) – the national membership organisation for companies…