Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the organisation that represents private home care companies, is calling for a new deal for home care workers in its 2024 pre-Budget submission. HCCI says home care workers need guaranteed continuity of income, increase rates paid to home care providers through the HSE Home Support Authorisation Scheme to match increases in the National Living Wage, payment for travel time between client calls, career progression options and to be valued as a vital part of the community and social care network.
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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 for service users, families, policymakers, researchers and the media. Each quarter, HCCI will release the latest […]
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 overcrowding crisis
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 be wiped out instantly if home care workers were permitted to take on […]