Thursday 24 May 2018

Information should be more transparent - minister

Minister for Older People Jim Daly. Photo: Tom Burke
Minister for Older People Jim Daly. Photo: Tom Burke

Jim Daly

I want to ensure that we, as a country, are not only successful in adding years to life but ensure that we are adding life to years.

I place huge emphasis, not only on the quality of care provided, but also efforts to improve the quality of living afforded to residents of our nursing homes.

I have met with Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) a number of times on this subject and requested more consistency and transparency on the part of nursing homes in dealing with additional charges for social activities.

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