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Friday 21 July 2017

HSE keeps ‘overview’ on Meath nursing home

Independent.ie reporters

The Health Service Executive said today it is maintaining an "overview" of the situation at a Co. Meath nursing home.

The home – the Creevelea House Nursing Home in Laytown - was the subject of a ‘’negative inspection report’’ by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) last year.

It’s inspectors had, at the time, made known concern about the health and welfare of residents, in particular in relation to the number of falls.

The home had up to 31 residents then, but this has since been reduced to nine.

However, the HSE said there were no plans to move the remaining residents, but the HSE has contingency arrangements in place, in the event that the situation changing.

The home is being managed by its owner.

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