Call for Submissions on a Restorative Recognition Scheme for the Former Residents of the Mother and
News22 March 2021
Following the publication on 12 January 2021 of the Final Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation, the Government has committed to a comprehensive action plan to respond to the needs of the former residents. A key element is the establishment of Restorative Recognition Scheme, including financial recognition and a form of enhanced medical card. DCEDIY has asked for our help in publicising this message to those survivors living abroad.
As part of its response to the publication of the Final Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation, the Government of Ireland has committed to the establishment of a Restorative Recognition Scheme including financial recognition and a form of enhanced medical card.
The Government has engaged OAK, a consultancy company, to facilitate a consultation process to find out from all interested parties what they want from a Restorative Recognition Scheme.
You can tell contribute to this discussion about what you think should be included in this scheme in two ways: - by making a written submission and/or by registering your interest in attending an online consultation group facilitated by the consultant.
The call for submissions closes on 31 March 2021.
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