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To: Simon Harris, Minister of Health

Keep Sruthan House Open

Keep Sruthan House Open

Reverse the decision to close Sruthan House in Dundalk Co. Louth.

Why is this important?

Sruthan House, located in Dundalk Co. Louth, provides a vital respite service for people with physical and/or sensory disabilities. It is run by the HSE in partnership with the Irish Wheelchair Association. The centre provides twenty four hour respite care to both males and females aged 18 – 65 years old. Without Sruthan House their only alternatives are in Sligo, Roscommon and Dublin. This is Fine Gael's latest attempt at eroding our nation's health service and it cannot continue.


Reasons for signing

  • It is a vital service that is needed by the service users who highly recommend the work and dedication of all staff
  • This service is for people with physical and sensory disabilities. They should not have to travel out of town when there is already an award winning facility already not to mention amazing staff that actually care.
  • This is a wonderful service crucial for service users and their families, it is vital this facility remains for the people of county Louth. This is a lifeline for families to survive in very difficult circumstances. The level of care, empathy and professionalism practiced here is unique.

Updates

2019-07-17 21:26:57 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2019-07-16 22:35:57 +0100

500 signatures reached

2019-07-16 07:49:46 +0100

100 signatures reached

2019-07-15 22:07:10 +0100

50 signatures reached

2019-07-15 21:17:23 +0100

25 signatures reached

2019-07-15 20:26:50 +0100

10 signatures reached