Call for more staff for Mountcharles respite facility

A Donegal County Councillor has hit out at the HSE for not keeping a promise that a respite service in the South of the county would return to full-time hours.

The Seaview Respite house in Mountcharles currently only operates on a three night basis due to staff shortages.

But six months ago, the HSE gave a commitment that the service would return to seven days, but that still hasn’t happened.

Sinn Fein Cllr Noel Jordan says the two staff who are currently off on leave need to be replaced: