Dáil Éireann - Volume 636 - 26 April, 2007

Written Answers. - Nursing Home Subventions.

Mr. N. O’Keeffe asked the Minister for Health and Children the position regarding an application for nursing home subvention by a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if she will assist in having this patient admitted to long term care. [15650/07]

  Mr. S. Power: Operational responsibility for the management and delivery of health and personal social services was assigned to the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Therefore, the Executive is the appropriate body to consider the particular case raised by the Deputy. My Department has requested the Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Executive to arrange to have the matter investigated and to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.