‘Alone’ concerned at potential Home Help hours reduction

There are renewed fears that Home Help hours could face cuts under new HSE plans to plug a 500 million euro hole in this years health budget.

The Irish Times reports a savings plan submitted by the HSE to government this year included a suggestion to reduce funding for home care packages, with concern already high in Donegal and elsewhere that hours are being frozen..

CEO of Alone, Sean Moynihan, says it's a worrying development............