Young People 'Cut Off From Society' When Placed In Nursing Homes

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That's according to a 36 year old woman who has spent nearly a decade in a nursing home.

Young people are being "cut off from society" when placed in nursing homes after being injured or suffering illness. 

That's according to Geraldine Lavelle, who was paralysed after a collision near Mullingar in 2013. 

She is moving into independent living accommodation this summer, after spending nearly a decade in a nursing home.

The 36 year old says people are getting lost in the system:


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