Nursing homes insurance “in crisis”

Nursing homes throughout Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal could be facing ‘unsustainable increases’ in insurance premiums after the withdrawal of a major underwriter from the market.

Nursing Homes Ireland says Liberty’s departure from the market presents ‘a crisis’ for the funding of nursing home care.

Nursing Homes Ireland CEO Tadhg Daly pointed out that the government took urgent action in December to help the childcare sector cope with rising insurance costs.

He told Ocean FM News that nursing homes now expected the same.