Weekly cost of private nursing home care is cheapest in Co Donegal

nazareth-house1-390x285The weekly cost of private nursing home care is cheapest in Co Donegal.

According to a new survey the average cost here is €748, while the highest cost is in Dublin at €1,100.

Nationally the average cost of a nursing home last year was €896 a week, leaving Co Donegal still somewhat lower than the national average.

The figures have emerged in the latest Nursing Homes Ireland survey report on private and voluntary facilities across the country.

CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland, Tadgh Daly says although Co Donegal has the lowest rate, it's an uneconomic rate: