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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…

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: …

Home care sector says up to 800 new carers needed to provide increased home care set out in Winter Plan 2020-21

Social Care Workforce Review needed to make Home First achievable HCCI announce Carers Employment Taskforce to provide a roadmap to improve working conditions for carers A new home care study identifies key actions for home care providers,…

Jim Daly, former Minister for Mental Health and Older People, appointed to the Board of Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI)

Wednesday 26th August:  Jim Daly, former Minister for Mental Health and Older People, has been appointed to the Board of HCCI.  HCCI is the national representative body for 80 companies that employ 10,000 carers, providing home care to 20,000…

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…

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…

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…

HCCI COVID-19 National Action Plan

Wednesday 18 March: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) – the national membership organisation for companies that provide home care services – has today  published its COVID-19 home care action plan.  The plan sets out six urgent recommendations…

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,…
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HCCI report into the statutory scheme for home care

On Tuesday 1 October, the UN International Day of Older Persons, Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) released our report into the future of the statutory scheme for home care.  You can view the report below.  To download, click the download…