AQW 26972/17-22 – Public Sector Care Staff

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health, pursuant to AQW 26570/17-22, what additional financial support will be provided to domiciliary care and care home staff employed in the public sector. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Domiciliary care workers directly employed by the HSC enjoy the benefits of the Agenda for Change … Continue reading AQW 26972/17-22 – Public Sector Care Staff

AQW 26570/17-22 – Priorities for £23million support for Domiciliary Care

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how the recently announced £23 million for domiciliary care and care home staff will be prioritised for expenditure. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: There has been a significant amount of engagement between the sector and my Department on this funding package, with a clear … Continue reading AQW 26570/17-22 – Priorities for £23million support for Domiciliary Care

AQW 25575/17-22 – Domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what his Department is doing to address domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Pressures on domiciliary care services continue as demand outstrips supply. The pressures faced by the Northern Health & Social Care Trust are … Continue reading AQW 25575/17-22 – Domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust

AQW 21930/17-22 – Provision of domiciliary care packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what measures his Department will take in conjunction with the Northern Health and Social Care Trust to address the stresses in provision of domiciliary care packages. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: There are a range of challenges facing the domiciliary care sector at this … Continue reading AQW 21930/17-22 – Provision of domiciliary care packages

AQW 11323/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how many domiciliary care packages are currently not being delivered in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust due to staff shortage and absence; and what measures are being taken to address this situation. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: As of December 2020, there … Continue reading AQW 11323/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages

AQW 21825/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages in Mid-Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what actions are being taken to address the urgent situations caused by absence of domiciliary care packages in the Mid-Ulster area. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: As I outlined in my response to AQW 21370/17-22, to assist with addressing the lack of availability of … Continue reading AQW 21825/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages in Mid-Ulster

McGlone Highlights Concern at Impact of Pandemic on Domiciliary Care

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has highlighted concerns at the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the provision of domiciliary care in the South Derry area. The Mid Ulster MLA questioned the Health Minister on the level of support provided by his Department during the Assembly ad hoc meeting last week. Mr McGlone said, … Continue reading McGlone Highlights Concern at Impact of Pandemic on Domiciliary Care

AQW 8669/17-22 – COVID-19 testing

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what COVID-19 testing is provided for domiciliary care and other community health workers. Minister of Health: Testing in Northern Ireland continues to be a vital tool in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current position is that all Health and Social Care (HSC) … Continue reading AQW 8669/17-22 – COVID-19 testing