Calls In Clare For Clarity On When Community Carers Will Receive Pandemic Bonus Payment

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Fresh calls have been made in Clare for clarity on when community carers will receive their pandemic bonus payment.

Many HSE workers have already received the €1,000 sum from the State in recognition of their efforts during the height of COVID-19, though it’s understood other workers entitled to the payment not directly employed by the HSE have yet to receive it.

There’s been no indication of a timeline from the Government as to when those individuals will be imbursed.



Barefield-based CEO of the National Community Care Network, Fiacre Hensey, says the longer the delays continue, the less the gesture will mean when it is eventually paid.

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