TD says no decision taken to close home

South Tipperary Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes says that no decision has been made to close the Mount Sion community residence in Tipperary town.

South Tipperary Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes says that no decision has been made to close the Mount Sion community residence in Tipperary town.

He said that at his request, HSE officials visited the patients at Mount Sion to reassure them that they had no immediate plans to close the unit and that if any decision is ever made about the future of the facility, the patients and their families would be the first to be consulted.