Man forced to remain in hospital due to lack of supported accommodation

It’s emerged a man with Down Syndrome has had to remain in hospital as the supported accommodation he needs is not available in Donegal.

The man in his 50s has been offered a place in a nursing home under the Fair Deal Scheme with a prerequisite that he secures a place in a training centre.

However, he has been on a waiting list for a placement for over a year due to a lack of funding.

Gina Grant, PRO Donegal Down Syndrome told today’s Nine til Noon Show that it is a difficult time for all involved:

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