ALTURA NOW – State of the Sector

Interview with Joseph Musgrave, Chief Executive of Home & Community Care Ireland

In this episode of Altura Now, Chief Executive of Home & Community Care Ireland, Joseph Musgrave discusses how the community sector is rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 crisis.

He discusses protection of frontline staff in the face of PPE supply chain issues, as well workforce issues, due to home and community care cancellations, and the complications of redeployment of staff into nursing homes. He also discusses strategies to maintain mental wellbeing for staff and clients during this challenging time, highlighting that we are all part of the same community, caring for one another.

Joseph explains the importance of supporting the home care sector at a time when vulnerable people are safest remaining in their own home.

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