O'Malley, Tim

Wednesday, 20 October 2004

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 590 No. 5

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Written Answers - Health Board Allowances.

A strategic review of disability services is currently being undertaken by my Department. The issue of the travel allowances will be considered in the course of this review.More Button

Written Answers - Services for People with Disabilities.

I propose to take Questions Nos. 194 and 195 together. The Deputy will appreciate that I cannot at this stage give specific commitments in relation to levels of expenditure in 2005. As part of the nat...More Button

Under the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness, an inter-departmental working group, chaired by the Department of Health and Children, was established to examine the feasibility of introducing a cost...More Button

Written Answers - Health Board Allowances.

The assessment of entitlement to and payment of the blind welfare allowance, including the payment of arrears, is a matter for the relevant health board. Accordingly, a copy of the Deputy’s question h...More Button

The Department of Health and Children has received from the health boards an estimation of the cost of implementing the revised methodology of calculating blind welfare allowance. The matter is under ...More Button

Written Answers - Services for People with Disabilities.

As the Deputy may be aware responsibility for the provision of services to persons with an intellectual disability, including Down’s syndrome, is a matter for the relevant health board. The allocation...More Button

Written Answers - Health Board Services.

I am aware of the circumstances of this case. Responsibility for the provision of care and treatment of the named individual rests with the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has therefo...More Button

The assessment of entitlement to and payment of the domiciliary care allowance is a matter for the relevant health board and the Eastern Regional Health Authority in the first instance. Accordingly, a...More Button

The provision of health related services, including occupational therapy, for people with physical and-or sensory disabilities is a matter for the Eastern Regional Health Authority and the health boar...More Button


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