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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: …

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…

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…