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Concerns Raised Over Safety Standards At Westmeath Disability Unit

It follows the publication of reports from HIQA.

Three facilities for people with disabilities are non compliant with regulations following HIQA inspections this summer.

The Authority has published 21 reports, of which 18 centres have good standards of care.

However, concerns have been raised about a unit in Westmeath where staff said some residents refuse to leave the building during fire drills.

John Dolan from the Disability Federation of Ireland says that's a complicated problem but it needs to be solved immediately:

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