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The Future of Home Care: A Report by the Home Care Providers Alliance

The Home Care Provider Alliance, a group formed by Home & Community Care Ireland, the National Community Care Network and Family Carers Ireland have produced a report that outlines the dysfunction in Irelands home care sector with a…

HCCI appearing before Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health on February 9th

Press release HCCI: Home care is facing the most acute recruitment crisis in the sector’s history HCCI appearing before Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health on February 9th Dublin, 9th February 2022: According to Home and Community…

HCCI calls for urgent clarity on home carers getting the covid-19 bonus payment

Dublin, 19th January 2022: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the organisation representing private home care providers, called on the Government to clarify immediately if home care workers are omitted from the covid-19 bonus payment. …
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Ivana Bacik Raises Staffing Issues in Dáil Éireann

Dublin, 18th November 2021: Ivana Bacik Raises Staffing Issues in Dáil Éireann
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Leaders of care associations met in London for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

London, 11th October 2021:  || Five Nations Care Forum, Communiqué 11 October 2021, http://www.fivenationscareforum.com/ || Leaders of care associations in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland met in London…
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Jim Daly appointed Chair of Home and Community Care Ireland

Dublin, 17th May 2021: Jim Daly, former Minister for Mental Health & Older People, has been appointed Chair of Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI). HCCI is the representative body for private home care providers in Ireland that employ…
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Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) welcomes Sláintecare action plan but warns that collaboration is needed to recruit additional home carers required.

Dublin, 12th May 2021: HCCI, the representative body for private home care providers, has welcomed the publication of the Sláintecare action plan but warns that a comprehensive workforce review is needed to recruit the additional home carers…
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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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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…