Monday 24 September 2018

Litany of mistreatment is truly terrifying for all of us

Many claim that increasingly HIQA fail to see the issue of care and compassion as the primary function of the role of care centres such as the Attracta facility.
Many claim that increasingly HIQA fail to see the issue of care and compassion as the primary function of the role of care centres such as the Attracta facility.
Mandy Johnston

Mandy Johnston

Every once in a while a news story comes along that affects us as individuals and as a nation.

The programme 'Inside Bungalow 3' made by RTE's Investigations Unit and broadcast on Tuesday was as shocking as it was shameful.

The ignominy belongs to the disgraceful staff members and management who presided over the shocking practices at the Aras Attracta facility which is run by the HSE. Whilst the traditional role of the media in the modern world may be diminishing, when it succeeds in revealing such horrors happening on our doorsteps, we are rightly shook to our core.

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