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Home & Community Care Ireland Winter Plan 2023

  As we enter the perennial winter hospital overcrowding crisis, exacerbated this year by health funding challenges, home care continues to be marginalised as a tool in combatting Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC). There has also…
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HCCI Home Care Data Series Volume 2: Home Support Delivery

This issue of the HCCI Home Care Data Series examines home support delivery.  Using HSE data from a PQ asked by Colm Burke TD, we outline the growth in home support hours at a national and local level since 2018, including a breakdown of…
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HCCI Home Care Data Series - The Waiting List Issue

Introducing the HCCI Home Care Data Series As the representative body for home care providers, Home & Community Care Ireland (HCCI) is launching a new series of quarterly reports to make data from the home care sector more accessible…

HCCI's Joseph Musgrave Discusses Changes to Social Welfare Rules on RTE Radio 1 Drivetime

HCCI CEO, Joseph Musgrave speaks with Cormac O'hEadhra on RTE Radio 1 Drivetime about how small changes to social welfare eligibility rules can drastically reduce home care waiting lists and make a significant contribution to the hospital…

Home Care Waiting List Could be Wiped Out at the Stroke of Pen says HCCI

Press release Home care waiting list could be wiped out at the stroke of pen says HCCI Dublin, 12 January 2023: The 6,000 long waiting list for home care support, which is a contributor to the hospital and delayed discharge crisis, could…
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Report of the Strategic Workforce Advisory Group on Home Carers fails to address recruitment crisis in the short term

Dublin, 15th October 2022: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the organisation that represents private home care providers has said that the Report of the Strategic Workforce Advisory Group on Home Carers, published by Minister Butler today,…
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Budget 2023 fails to address the urgent need for home care worker recruitment and retention initiatives

HCCI: Budget 2023 fails to address the urgent need for home care worker recruitment and retention initiatives   Dublin, 28 September 2022: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the organisation representing private home care providers,…
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A Critical Year for Home Care: HCCI Pre-Budget Submission 2023

Delays to reform of the home care sector are causing lengthy home support waiting lists and a severe recruitment crisis.  Home and Community Care Ireland's (HCCI) Pre-Budget Submission 2023 urges the Government to take action on the Statutory…