Regulate Home Care, Says Reform Commission

The Law Reform Commission has called for more regulation of the public and private professional home care service.

The report also contained calls for a register of professional home carers to be set up.

The report said home care provision by the State had been mirrored by the emergence of commercial home care providers.

Currently, the sector is unregulated and the report said the Health Information and Quality Authority should be given the power to regulate public and private professional home care services.


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