Dáil Éireann - Volume 523 - 10 October, 2000

Written Answers. - Home Help Service.

131. Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Health and Children if a person (details supplied) in County Longford is entitled to further special help above that which she is currently receiving in view of the fact that she is caring for both her elderly parents and her two mentally handicapped brothers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21298/00]

Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children (Dr. Moffatt): The provision of health services in the Longford area is a matter for the Midland Health Board.

I have asked the chief executive officer of the board to examine this case and respond to the Deputy as a matter of urgency.

Question No. 132 taken with Question No. 111.