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Over 11,000 Vulnerable People Had Homecare Suspended During Pandemic

Some carers were redeployed to nursing homes.

11,300 vulnerable people had their homecare service suspended because of the Covid-19 crisis. 

It followed a HSE review, which saw some carers redeployed to nursing homes. 

So far, 6,200 clients have had their service restored, but 5,100 have not. 

Catherine Cox, from the Tullamore-based Family Carers Ireland, says many older people are anxious about the situation: 

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