Dáil Éireann - Volume 621 - 14 June, 2006

Written Answers. - Care of the Elderly.

Mr. P. Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the progress made in the Health Service Executive mid west area in extending the HSE pilot project of establishing teams of personnel to help elderly people to remain at home after becoming ill; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22948/06]

  Mr. S. Power: The Deputy’s question relates to the management and delivery of health and personal social services, which are the responsibility of the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Accordingly, the Department has requested the Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Executive to arrange to have this matter investigated and to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.