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

Minister Helen McEntee today addressed an EU conference in Brussels on Active Ageing and Mental Health

7.2.2017 Minister Mc Entee TD today addressed a conference on Active Ageing and Mental Health in Brussels. The Minister was invited by Deirdre Clune MEP, and the conference was organised by the European Peoples Party and Mental Health Europe. A group of about 40 MEPs and key representatives from European mental health and active ageing… Read More Minister Helen McEntee today addressed an EU conference in Brussels on Active Ageing and Mental Health

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

McEntee re-assures Meath OAPs that Free Travel Pass in not in jeopardy

Friday, 20th January 2017 “I want to reassure older people in Meath that despite media speculation this week at national level, no changes to the free travel pass are planned. I want to further state to my older constituents and those with disabilities that as Minister for Mental Health and Older People this an issue… Read More McEntee re-assures Meath OAPs that Free Travel Pass in not in jeopardy

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