HIQA statement on Donore Nursing Home

HIQA statement on Donore Nursing Home

HIQA statement on Donore Nursing Home

Date of publication:

Thursday, 02 July, 2020

On 30 June 2020, pursuant to Section 59 of the Health Act 2007 (as amended), an order was made by Bray District Court cancelling the registration of Donore Nursing Home, Sidmonton Road, Bray, Co Wicklow as a designated centre under Part 8 of the Health Act 2007.  

In the interests of the health, safety and quality of life of the residents, and in accordance with Section 64 of the 2007, the Health Service Executive (HSE) was directed to take charge of the nursing home from 4pm on 30 May 2020 and to make alternative arrangements for the residents.  

The HSE has subsequently advised that all residents of Donore Nursing Home have been provided with alternative accommodation. The centre closed on 25 June 2020.

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For further information please contact:
Marty Whelan, Head of Communications & Stakeholder Engagement
085 8055202
mwhelan@hiqa.ie

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