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Lack Of Social Distancing Among Complaints Regarding Disability Facilities

The health watchdog has received almost 180 complaints about centres for people with disabilities this year.

They include concerns about the misuse of a resident's finances, according to freedom of information documents.
Several complaints to HIQA relate to the Covid-19 pandemic, such a lack of masks, PPE, social distancing and testing. It was also claimed one resident was given the wrong dose of medication, while another was over-medicated.

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