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Still Going Strong at 103!

Still going strong and loving life!

Kathleen O’Brien of Whitegate, Co Clare celebrated her 103rd birthday on 5th November 2014. Kathleen is...

Survey highlights crisis in older person care that must be priority for Minister for Health

 

The extent of care crisis in older person care because of inordinate delays in Nursing Home Support Scheme...

More than 200 gerontological care opportunities for nurses in the private & voluntary nursing homes sector

More than 200 nursing opportunities exist within the gerontological care sector and the number is expected to grow in the next six to 12 months, a...

Acute hospital pressures part manifestation of Fair Deal Budget cut

Nursing Homes Ireland today, 29th May, noted with concern the significant increase in pressures being brought to bear upon acute hospitals and...

Fair Deal review to be completed “in coming months”: Minister Lynch

The review of the Fair Deal scheme will be completed “in the coming months”, Minister for Older People Kathleen Lynch has informed Dáil Eireann....

Liam McCarthy Comes to Portumna

Liam McCarthy Comes to Portumna

 

There was much excitment at Portumna Retirement Village when All Ireland champions Clare hurlers arrived with the Liam McCarthy Cup. Many...

White Paper on Universal Health Insurance

Nursing Homes Ireland welcomes the publication of the White Paper on Universal Health Insurance and supports the principles of UHI.

 

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Irish Times NHI feature: Time to start planning for our demographic time bomb

The Irish Times, 11th March, featured a Nursing Homes Ireland opinion article penned by Tadhg Daly, NHI CEO, headlined...

Hands On For Hygiene!

Portumna Retirement Village is encouraging “Hands On For Hygiene” for the month of October.

 Visitors, residents and staff are encouraged...

Omna Singers Visit Portumna Retirement Village

Omna Singers Visit Portumna Retirement Village

There was tremendous fun had by all at Portumna Retirement Village on Sunday 22nd September when the Omna Singers came to perform. Not only were...

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