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: