On Air Night Flight | Midnight - 6:00am

DHSC can't subvent Corrin Memorial Home says Ashford

Meeting on future of private facility next week

The health minister says his department won't step in to fund the Corrin Memorial Home.

The private residential home in Peel is due to close in July after directors said they could no longer afford to run the site.

Staff have called for a moratorium on this while talks continue with government over saving the facility.

A public meeting is due to be held next Monday (17 May) at 7pm in the Corrin Hall, and will be chaired by the Captain of the Parish Alan Corlett.  

David Ashford says although it’s a key home in the west it’s not right for the DHSC to offer a subvention:

More from Isle of Man News