Issues with respite care to be discussed at Cootehill meeting

A meeting is taking place this morning to discuss the current issues with respite care in Cootehill.

The meeting will be held in the Presbyterian Church Hall at 11am.

The lack of services since the closure of the respite centre in the town has had a significant impact on families and service users in recent months, and despite calls for emergency measures little progress has been seen.

Speaking on the Wider View recently Austin Hands, spokesperson of the organising committee of today’s meeting, gave an update on the closed centre: