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Presentation on

Services for Older People from

RoisĂ­n Maguire, General Manager, Services for Older People to

Regional Health Forum – Dublin North East Monday, 25th July, 2011


Strategic Policy of Department of Health & Children & Health Service Executive

“To maintain older people in their own home for as long as possible and where this is not possible, to provide high quality residential care, appropriate intermediate step up / step down and respite beds�.


Population of Older Persons DNE


Implementation of Strategic Policy within DNE In DNE our priorities in 2011 are to:  Provide equitable community based services and home supports  Provide high quality residential care for older persons who cannot be maintained at home  Implement the falls prevention guidelines, and  Increase awareness of elder abuse.


Provide equitable Community based services and Home Supports Regional Service Plan DNE  Follow up of Prime Time Programme  National Review Home Care Packages & Home Help  Implementation of National Home Care Package Guidelines National Level  Development of National Quality Guidelines for Home Support  Development of National Guidelines for Home Help


Current Provision DNE of Home Care Packages & Home Helps  DNE Total Number of Home Help Hours – 2.41 m  DNE Total Number of Home Help Clients – 12,900  DNE Total Number of HCP Clients – 3,385


Access to Home Support Services Contact details of Area Offices

Louth Market ST Dundalk 042 9394011 042 9394012

Meath Beechmount Shopping Centre 046 9037782

Cavan St Feilim’sComplex 049 4360448

Monaghan PCCC Rooskey 047 30434/30137

Dublin North Central Ballymun HC Facility 01 8467151

Dublin North West Rathdown Rd 01 8825190

Dublin North Coolock HC 01 8164200


Provide high quality residential care for older persons who cannot live at home

 Bed reconfiguration review process & report  DNE Public Bed Capacity – 1,363  DNE Private Bed Capacity – 3,751 - (July 2010)  DNE Total Residential Beds – 5,114


Public Bed Provision DNE - Bed Type  DNE Total Number of Long Term Care Beds – 1,022  DNE Total Number of Other Type Beds (assessment, rehab, respite)- 341  DNE Total Number Residential Beds – 1,363

2011

Long Term Care

Other Bed Types

Total Residential Beds

DNC

100

20

120

DNW

322

130

452

DN

140

9

149

Meath

84

38

122

Louth

166

45

211

CM

210

99

309


Access to Residential Care Louth

Meath

Cavan Monaghan

Dublin

Totals

Stage 1 – Determinations made

26

27

38

148

239

Stage 2 – Approved Funding for Determination made

15

12

1

74

102

Stage 3 – Determination approved and assigned for payment

1

0

0

13

14

Stage 4 – Assignments since scheme recommenced including 14 above

15

25

27

71

138

 

Fair Deal Application – Current position re the scheme  Scheme recommenced June 16th  Backlog processed to early June  138 Assignments in DNE since recommencement at July 13th


Increase awareness of Elder Abuse Regional - Dedicated Officer to:  Receive reports of abuse.  Provide awareness and training. Senior Case Workers – one in each of the former LHO Areas

 To follow up on cases of alleged abuse in the area.


Contact Details –Elder Abuse Service Dublin North West Pauline Ducray, Anam Cara, St. Canices Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11 Tel 01 7044460 / 087 9145206 Email: pauline.ducray@hse.ie North Central Dublin Mary Currie, Anam Cara, St. Canices Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11 Tel 01 7044476 Email: mary.currie1@hse.ie North Dublin Marcella Pokorna, HSE DNE, HSE North Dublin, Coolock Health Centre, Cromcastle Road, Coolock, Dublin 5 Tel 01 8160316 Email: marcella.pokorna@hse.ie


Contact Details –Elder Abuse Service Cavan /Monaghan Manus Birt, Social Work Department, Older Persons Sevrices, Town Hall Street, Cavan Tel 049 4377108 Email: manus.birt@hse.ie Louth Maire Brady, Old St. Mary's Hospital, Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth Tel 041 9832963 ext 2127 Email: maire.brady@hse.ie Meath Maura Seabrooke, Services for Older People, HSE Dublin North East, An Tealach, Commons Road, Navan, Co. Meath Tel 046 9066819 / 046 9066272 Email: maura.seabrooke@hse.ie


Statistics –Elder Abuse 2011

No. of Referrals

Dublin North Central Dublin North West

35 53

Dublin North Meath Louth Cavan Monaghan Totals

43 52 45 58 286


Current Issues/Development Plans  National Review of Home Support Services  Implementation of Home Care Package Guidelines  Recommencement of Fair Deal  Development of residential care facilities  Long Term Care -New Unit Navan, Raheny  Development of assessment, rehabilitation, and respite


Summary ď Ž Provision of services to support older people to live at home for as long as possible ď Ž Provision of quality residential care in case where it is no longer possible for the older person to be cared for at home ď Ž Elder Abuse Service for vulnerable older persons


Questions?


Bill Tormey  

Bill Tormey

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