20 Aug 2022

Troy criticises cuts to Home Help hours

Troy criticises cuts to Home Help hours

Fianna Fail T.D. Robert Troy has blasted cuts to home help hours provided to patients in the Westmeath-Longford area. 


 Deputy Troy questioned how the Minister McEntee and The Department of Health can stand over allocating an additional €40 million to the home help service when hours that are already in the system are not being reallocated. 

“The hours in Longford-Westmeath have been cut. If someone who had ten hours passes away today, only 25% of those hours are reallocated. I can give the House three examples in my constituency”, Deputy Troy told the Dail last week.   

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