Older people say next Government must fix the crisis in homecare

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament is calling for the next government to fix the 'crisis' in homecare.

It's after new figures show 7,819 people are on the HSE's waiting list for home-support, including hundreds in Donegal. Nationally, the figure is up almost 500 on last July.

Mairead Hayes, from the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament, says many older people are being badly affected..............