A Donegal GP has issued a warning over the consequences of leaving people waiting for home help.
It comes as over 1-point-8 million hours of home help will be lost out on this year.
Staff shortages in the HSE has led to a shortfall in the service in 2022.
There have been calls for urgent action, with opposition parties saying there have been challenges for a long time.
Donegal GP Ciarán Ó Fearraigh says any delays can have a serious knock on effect: