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Laois Councillor Hitting Out At "Disgraceful" Pay For Home Carers

She says the HSE should be hiring more staff, rather than relying on agency staff.

Fine Gael says its a "disgrace" that home help workers are not getting travel expenses. 

Laois Councillor Aisling Moran says one carer she knows gets €11 an hour and has 16 visits in one day.

She's also concerned that many people in the county are spending longer in hospital because they can't get a home support package. 

She says the HSE should be hiring more staff instead of using agency workers:

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