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Report of the Strategic Workforce Advisory Group on Home Carers fails to address recruitment crisis in the short term

Dublin, 15th October 2022: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the organisation that represents private home care providers has said that the Report of the Strategic Workforce Advisory Group on Home Carers, published by Minister Butler today,…
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HCCI Concerned that Reform of the Home Care Sector is too Slow

16 June 2022, Dublin: Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the organisation representing private home care providers, is concerned that reform of the home care sector is progressing far too slowly. HCCI stressed that sector reform needs…

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…
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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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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: …
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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,…