Over 6,000 People On Home Care Waiting Lists In The Midlands

That's an increase of about 10% since January.

There's been an increase in the number of people waiting for homecare in Ireland.

There's now over 6,000 people on a waiting list, an increase of 10% since January.

That equates to one older person in every ten approved for home support with no carer.

Laois Offaly TD Brian Stanley says the situation has a knock on effect for the entire health system:

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