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The Waiting List Lottery: Home Support Across Ireland

Where you live matters when you want home care. Waiting lists for home support have been a long running problem but it is not the same across the country. The Waiting List Lottery: Home Support Across Ireland analyses data on waiting…

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…
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Opening Statement to Oireachtas Committee on Health 9th February 2022

Wednesday 9th February. Opening Statement to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health. Joseph Musgrave, CEO Home & Community Care Ireland. Good morning and thank you for inviting Home & Community Care Ireland to appear before this Joint…
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HCCI Say Progress of Statutory Home Care Scheme is Not Good Enough

Dublin, 15th December 2021: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the organisation representing private home care providers, is calling on the Government to expedite the introduction of the statutory home care scheme, giving Irish citizens…

HCCI publishes Home Care Winter Recruitment Plan

Thursday 2nd December: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the representative body for private home care providers, is calling for Government action to boost recruitment of home carers urgently needed over the coming winter months. …
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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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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…