A resident had engaged in a prolonged incident of self injurious behaviour on October 6th resulting in significant bruising to their body and injury to the temple area of their head, the Hiqa report said.

A person with disabilities at a residential centre in Co Wicklow was not brought to a doctor for four days after a “prolonged incident of self injurio(...)

The visually impaired resident  suffered ‘consistent’ peer-to-peer assault, with their head and neck repeatedly grabbed by other residents. Photograph: Getty images

A visually impaired resident at a disability service in Wicklow was subjected to daily assaults by peers which went unaddressed by staff, an inspectio(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he wants to see ‘every action and recommendation’ in the Jeyes report ‘acted on with great urgency’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Health Simon Harris says he “believes the families” who have made “extraordinarily serious” allegations about care failings at a service (...)