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Social & Health Care Supports

Across Ireland policy makers are acutely aware of the growth of the ageing population and the challenges and opportunities that it presents. 

Significant changes are being made to enable the delivery of hospital services, primary care services, community services and residential care services in an integrated manner.  It is widely accepted that people want to remain living independently in their own homes for as long as possible and the health and social care service should reflect this. Housing, and where you live, is inextricably linked to this. 

This section provides information on the health and social care services available and how to access them.