Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Department of Health
Services for People with Disabilities
321. To ask the Minister for Health if one-to-one support will be granted in the case of a person (details supplied); and if the application for funding submitted in April 2019 will be expedited and approved. [37340/19]
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 they choose, and enhance their ability to tailor the supports required to meet their needs and plan their lives. This commitment is outlined in the Programme for Partnership Government, which is guided by two principles: equality of opportunity and improving the quality of life for people with disabilities.
As the Deputy's question relates to a service issue, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply to the Deputy.