33% decrease in overnight respite services in Donegal

 

There's been a 33% decrease in overnight respite services in Donegal.

Figures obtained by Fianna Fail show nationally, 26,523 respite overnights for people with disabilities have been cut between 2015 and 2018.

South Donegal Deputy Eamon Scanlon says the significant decrease in overnight respite services is extremely concerning.

He is calling on the Government to reverse the cuts without delay: