McGrath, Finian

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Primary Medical Certificates Applications

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services...More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to an individual case, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Disability Services Provision

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services...More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services...More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services...More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Home Help Service Provision

The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services...More Button

As the Deputy's question relates to an individual case, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Disability Support Services

This is not a matter for the Department of Health. More Button

Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

An application for domiciliary care allowance (DCA) was received in respect of this child on 21 June 2017. The application was not allowed as it was considered that the child did not meet the elig...More Button

In 2016, the last complete year for which total figures are available, the Domiciliary Care Allowance section received 7,434 applications of which 1,683 were disallowed. This represents 22.5% of t...More Button

Disability Allowance Applications

I can confirm that my Department received an application for disability allowance from this gentleman on 10 August 2017.

  On 13 October 2017 the person concerned was requested...More Button

This lady submitted an application for disability allowance on 23 August 2017.

  The application, based upon the evidence submitted, was refused on medical grounds and this lad...More Button

Invalidity Pension Applications

The lady referred to has been awarded invalidity pension with effect from the 29 June 2017. Payment will issue to her nominated bank account on the 16 November 2017. Any arrears due from 29 June ...More Button

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Social Welfare Appeals

I can confirm that my Department was notified by the Social Welfare Appeals Office on the 13 October 2017 that the appeal for this lady was upheld. She was deemed to be medically suitable for the ...More Button

Disability Allowance Payments

If a person in receipt of disability allowance (DA) dies and he/she was claiming qualified adult allowance then six weeks after death payment at personal and qualified adult rate is made to the sur...More Button

Under the supplementary welfare allowance (SWA) scheme, the Department may make a single exceptional needs payment (ENP) to help meet essential, once-off and unforeseen expenditure which a person...More Button

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.More Button

Invalidity Pension Eligibility

Invalidity pension (IP) is a payment for people who are permanently incapable of work because of illness or incapacity and who satisfy the pay related social insurance (PRSI) contribution condition...More Button

I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.More Button

Disability Allowance Eligibility

Following a review of this gentleman’s entitlement to disability allowance (DA), payment was stopped as he failed to show that his means did not exceed the statutory limit and failed to disclose to...More Button