Laois TD Raises Possibility Of Brain Injury Facility In The Midlands

Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley was offering ideas for the much needed services in the Dail.

The possibility of Acquired Brain Injury Ireland developing a regional centre in the Midlands is being raised in the dail. 

Laois Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley put the question of creating such a facility to Minister for disabilities Finian McGrath.

At the moment there's no specialist beds for ABI outside of Dublin. 

It's estimated that it would cost around €5m to get the project up and running. 

Deputy Stanely says services available for those with brain injuries and their families isn't up to scratch:



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