"It is clear Ireland’s ageing population is a growing area of concern not only for this government but also for future policy makers. The ageing population will not only increase financial strain on the countries’ finances but all on caring services themselves. Research indicates that home based caring is the preferred option for many families as well as government as it is the most cost effective method. Meals on wheels are plugging the gaps in the system left by the health services; they cannot continue to do so without adequate support…."
Download Western Meals on Wheels Budget Submission here.