Nuaghten seeks meeting on home help cuts

Roscommon based TD, Denis Naughten has sought an emergency meeting of the Dáil Health Committee to discuss the case of cutbacks to home help services for the Hall family from Rooskey and other people who rely on this vital home support.

Roscommon based TD, Denis Naughten has sought an emergency meeting of the Dáil Health Committee to discuss the case of cutbacks to home help services for the Hall family from Rooskey and other people who rely on this vital home support.

As a member of the Joint Committee on Health and Children, Mr Naughten has written to the committee Chairman calling for an emergency meeting to discuss the announced cuts which means 4 year-old-Liam Hall, and others in similiar situations could lose vital assistance services.

In his letter to the chair, Mr Naughten said: “It is of the utmost importance that such measures undergo serious consideration and a thorough debate. Thus, I believe it is necessary for an emergency meeting of the Committee on Health and Children be convened as soon as possible to examine the facts of the matter.”