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HCCI calls for a nuanced approach to covid-19 management, and new social interaction guidelines for vaccinated clients and carers

Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) is calling on NPHET and the Government to move forward with a more nuanced approach to managing covid-19, and to provide social interaction guidelines for vaccinated home care clients and their carers so…
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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…
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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: …
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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…
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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…
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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…
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HCCI asks all parties to sign the Home Care Promise and clear waiting list for home care

Wednesday 29 January 2020: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) today made its election priorities public with the publication of the Home Care Promise.  HCCI is asking each Dáil candidate running in Election 2020 to commit, if elected,…
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1M additional funded hours for home care welcomed by HCCI

1M additional funded hours for home care welcomed by Home and Community Care Ireland Tuesday 8 October 2019: Today, Tuesday 8th October 2019, Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe T.D., announced an increase…
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65+ year olds willing to contribute 21% towards the cost of a home care package

At our first annual conference today (Tuesday 1 October), which is International Older Persons Day, Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) published a report into the planned statutory scheme for home care. The average financial contribution…
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HCCI publishes Pre-Budget 2020 Submission

Today (Monday 8 July 2019) HCCI published its Pre-Budget 2020 Submission.  You can read the full submission below.