Committee for Health - Inquiry into COVID-19 and its impact on Care Homes

Extract of Minutes of Proceedings, Thursday 10 September 2020

Room 29, Parliament Buildings


Mr Colm Gildernew (Chairperson)
Ms Pam Cameron MLA (Deputy Chairperson)
Ms Paula Bradshaw MLA
Mr Gerry Carroll MLA
Mr Alan Chambers MLA
Mr Alex Easton MLA
Ms Órlaithí Flynn MLA
Mr Colin McGrath MLA*


Mr Pat Sheehan MLA

In Attendance:

Ms Éilis Haughey (Clerk)
Mr Jonathan Lamont (Clerical Supervisor)

*Mr McGrath attended the meeting via video-conference.

The meeting commenced at 10.00 am in closed session.


1. Committee Inquiry: COVID-19 and its impact on Care Homes

An Assembly Research Officer briefed the Committee on COVID-19 and care homes.

The Committee discussed a number of the issues it had considered over recent months relating to COVID-19 and care homes and the potential focus of a committee inquiry in relation to this matter.

Agreed: The Committee agreed that terms of reference for a Committee inquiry relating to COVID-19 and care homes would be prepared for consideration at the next meeting.

The meeting moved into public session at 11.01 am.



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