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Disabled told to 'shop online' in aide cuts row

PEOPLE with a disability, who rely on personal assistants to get to the supermarket, have been told by health authorities to "shop on the internet" …

Dementia set to triple by 2050 as disease labelled "global epidemic"

AP Photo/Yves Logghe<p>AP Photo/Yves Logghe<p>THE NUMBER OF people suffering from dementia worldwide is set to explode in the coming decades as the …

Dementia sufferers 'inadequately assessed' in Irish hospitals

Image: VILevi via Shutterstock<p>Image: VILevi via Shutterstock<p>THE FIRST NATIONAL audit into the quality of dementia care in Ireland is to be published …

Prym Sock Loom The LONG VERSION

Use of isolation rooms in schools to come under government scrutiny

A child locked in a withdrawal room. A member of staff took the photo after the child attempted to dismantle the light after being locked in the room …

Lack of isolation room regulation puts children with autism at risk of 'serious abuse'

Image: door handle via Shutterstock<p>Image: door handle via Shutterstock<p>A LACK OF training has been blamed for the misuse of ‘withdrawal rooms’, amid …

Revealed: Autistic children locked in unsupervised ‘isolation rooms’ for hours

<i>A child locked in a withdrawal room. A member of staff this the photo of the child attempting to dismantle the light after being locked in the room</i> …

Brendan O'Connor: Book-balancing act may come at a terrible cost

The Government is targeting society's most vulnerable yet again -- and all to save a few quid, says Brendan O'Connor<p>Yet again over the last few days …

Special unit makes most of chance to reform ways

Once considered a shambles that should be shut down, a care facility for troubled children is being held up as a success by the new Child and Family …

Elderly patients with dementia were abused for 'sport' -- judge

"WEAK" and "inadequate" management led to the "gratuitous sport" of mistreatment of elderly dementia sufferers at a nursing home, a judge has …

Half of children with Down’s lose vital aid

Down Syndrome Ireland estimates around 1,000 children with the disability have lost the medical benefit, and that the practice of providing them with …

Video: CCTV shows shocking attack by gang of youths on disabled 66-year-old man at Stockport bus station

<b>Update 22:55 –</b> Police say one person has been arrested this evening, and they've had a very positive response.<p><b>Original story:</b> This shocking footage …

‘Lay off older people’: Elderly grant cuts slammed as ‘sneaky’ and ‘mind-boggling’

Image: old woman image via Shutterstock<p>Image: old woman image via Shutterstock<p><b>Updated 12.33pm</b><p>THE GOVERNMENT HAS been criticised for cuts to housing …

Cuts to grants to hit elderly and disabled

New rules drawn up by the Department of the Environment will reduce the amount paid in grants to the elderly and disabled for work on their homes.<p>The …

Nurse snatched scalpel off doctor about to cut vein

The nurse has told a medical council inquiry that she honestly did not believe that Vincent Osunkwo was a proper doctor and he “didn’t have a clue” …

Pensioners face losing up to half of their income under planned rule changes

THE impact of radical changes to pension rules is far more severe than previously thought – as retirees could face losing up to half their payments …

'Grants for the elderly have been cut to the bone by this government'

Image: shutterstock<p>Image: shutterstock<p>STATISTICS REVEALED FROM a parliamentary question by Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen shows that the number of of …

Work Experience

Work Experience - Fetac Level 5<p>By Maria Dollard | Articles and websites of interest to learners studying the Work Experience Fetac Level 5 …