HIQA finds 40% of care homes breaching regulations

Ageism takes toll on people’s health

Inspectors have found evidence of non-compliance of regulations and standards in 40% of care homes in Ireland. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has published 49 inspection reports on residential homes for older people, and while there was evidence of good practice in 29 properties, non-compliance was found in 20. The authority said providers…

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