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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…
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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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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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Changes to Employment Permits ignores care needs of older people in the community

18th December 2019: Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) and Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) today accused the Government of turning their back on the care needs of older people in the community. Both organisations have, on a long-standing basis,…

Home and Community Care Ireland conducts first ever Annual Curám Baile Survey

Thursday 14 March 2019: Home and Community Care Ireland today released the results of its first ever Annual Curám Baile Survey.  Joseph Musgrave, Chief Executive of Home and Community Ireland (HCCI), announced the results to members of HCCI…

Joseph Musgrave's remarks at AHCAI Annual Conference

Good afternoon everyone. I am delighted to attend the Alliance of Health Care Assistant’s Conference, and to see so many people here this afternoon.  Thank you to Anne Marie for my invitation, and for her hard work in advocating for HCA’s…