Donegal Voluntary Nursing Homes in Ireland

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Applications for Registration

Q. How long do we have to complete and return the Application to Register form?

The applicant must complete and return the Application to Register form within four weeks of receipt. Providers have to apply to register their centre six months prior to the expiration of their current registration once they have gone through the first registration process with the SSI.

Information on fees

Q. What is the fee structure?

The Minister for Health and Children has decided that the regulation of residential services for older people is largely self-financing. Fees payable in respect of designated centres are as follows:

Application Fees

To register or renew your centre’s registration if you want to apply to vary a condition of your registration (the amount depends on the variation applied for and the complexity of the method of assessment required in respect of the variation).

Annual Fees.

There is an annual fee in respect of each centre. These are set by the Department of Health and Children and the fee structure is set-out in the Health Act 2007
(Registration of Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2009 and the Health Act 2007 (Registration of Designated Centres for Older People) (Amendments) Regulations 2010.

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