Minister McEntee publishes review of regulation and financing of homecare in other countries 

Tuesday 11th April 2017  Review is key step in the development of a new homecare scheme for Ireland Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee TD, today (Tuesday) published the Health Research Board’s evidence review of the regulation and financing of homecare in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Scotland. The Health Research… Read More Minister McEntee publishes review of regulation and financing of homecare in other countries 

First ever National Positive Ageing Forum allows older people play a meaningful role in shaping their own communities and leading change

30.3.2017 Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee TD addresses Inaugural National Positive Ageing Forum Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee TD said today that the first ever National Positive Ageing Forum is a key opportunity for older people to play a meaningful role in shaping… Read More First ever National Positive Ageing Forum allows older people play a meaningful role in shaping their own communities and leading change

Minister McEntee addresses Meath Later Life Network AGM

On Friday the 24th of March in the Ardboyne Hotel, Navan, Minister for Mental Health and Older People and Meath East Fine Gael T.D. addressed the AGM and Roadshow of the Meath Later Life Network. “There is a really strong sense of energy and ambition at this event this morning, with the many information stands, and amongst… Read More Minister McEntee addresses Meath Later Life Network AGM

McEntee fully behind calls for improved N2 at the Brink 

Tuesday, 28th February 2017 Meath East Fine Gael T.D. and Minister for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee has recently met with concerned locals (picture enclosed) calling for improved safety on the N2, especially at the Brink, south of Slane on the N2, and fully backed their campaign. “The proposed changes by the community… Read More McEntee fully behind calls for improved N2 at the Brink 

Minister McEntee launches the Meath Age Friendly Strategy 2017-2020

25.1.2017 Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee TD today launched the Meath Age Friendly Strategy 2017-2020. The Meath Age Friendly County Programme was launched in 2011, is hosted under the leadership of the Meath County Council, and is supported by Age Friendly Ireland. An age friendly county is a place… Read More Minister McEntee launches the Meath Age Friendly Strategy 2017-2020

Minister McEntee to launch consultation process on the establishment of a new statutory homecare scheme – Report on the provision of homecare in other countries to be published shortly

16.1.2017 Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee TD, has today announced that a consultation process is to be launched, with a view to establishing a new statutory homecare scheme. The process will begin in the coming months. Meanwhile, a review by the Health Research Board (HRB) of the way in… Read More Minister McEntee to launch consultation process on the establishment of a new statutory homecare scheme – Report on the provision of homecare in other countries to be published shortly