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Elder Abuse in the News December 2010

Click on the links below to read recent articles published in the Irish press

"Why did it take another scandal for home care to be regulated?", independent.ie, 18.12.10

"Vital role of our media praised", independent.ie, 19.12.10

"Concerns over home care", irishtimes.ie/The Irish Times, 17.12.10

"Inspectors sill have issues with care home", irishtimes.com/The Irish Times, 16.12.10

"Martina Devlin: Harsh lessons learned from looking after our mother", independent.ie, 16.12.10

"Regulation is the key to home care", independent.ie, 16.12.10

"Absence of targeted legislation will trigger race to the bottom in elderly homecare", irishtimes.com/The Irish Times, 15.12.10

"Homecare provision must be vetted and regulated", irishtimes.com/The Irish Times, 15.12.10

"HSE to inquire into homecare elderly abuse, says Cowen", irishtimes.com/The Irish Times, 15.12.10

"Homecare complaints received by HSE", irishtimes.com/The Irish Times, 15.12.10

"Harney warned a year ago on home care regulations", independent.ie, 15.12.10

"HSE paying agents millions to provide homecare services", independent.ie, 15.12.10

"'Shocking' TV footage sparks HSE probe", independent.ie, 14.12.10

"New home care regulations promised", irishtimes.ie/The Irish Times, 14.12.10

"Homecare services spark litany of complaints to HSE", irishtimes.ie/The Irish Times, 14.12.10

"Hidden truth", irishexaminer.ie, 14.12.10

"Harney faces questions over homecare regulations", independent.ie, 14.12.10

"Private home-care companies 'abusing elderly'", independent.ie, 13.12.10

"Commissioner for elderly planned", independent.ie, 07.12.10

"An 'appaling vista' in our nursing homes", irishtimes.ie/The Irish Times, 07.12.10

"Unhappy snapshot of the life of a pensioner", independent.ie, 06.12.10