Long Stay Care
Admissions to long stay beds are arranged through the referral from a consultant at St Jamesís and St Vincentís Hospitals, or by referral from Public Health in the Health Service Executive.
Clevis Welfare Home
Admission to the Clevis Welfare Home is by the Selection Committee which includes Hospital and Health Services Executive (HSE) representatives, and meets on a regular basis to consider applications. Applications are made through the Acute Hospitals and Public Health Departments.
Residential Care Services
Admission to residential Care Services is available to British ex-service personnel. Applications are made through the Veterans Agency, and the Administration of the British Legion. Phone (01) 660 1122
Extended care is provided to clients
- Who can no longer live at home
- Whose carer can no longer look after them
- Where community services can no longer look after their needs
- Or it is the option of the referring consultant that the client requires this service.
Applications are made through your Consultant Physician in Geriatric medicine at St. Jamesís Hospital / St. Vincentís University Hospital / St Collumcilleís Hospital or St. Michaelís Hospital.
This is a planned short admission which allows the carer at home to have a break. Care will normally be on an inpatient basis for one or two weeks. Applications are made through the Public Health Department.
This is a planned admission from an acute hospital to allow further opportunity to recover from an illness prior to going home. Admission will be by transfer from the acute hospital. It is hoped that the more relaxed environment will enhance recovery. Admission is arranged through the Hospital Consultant.
This service is available when a crisis occurs in the life of a carer, e.g. illness, hospital admission etc. Request for admission is through the Public Health department.
This service provides added support to carers on a more frequent basis. This is planned to include a two week stay in a six week cycle. Applications are made through the public Health Department.
Glencairn Day Centre
Mon - Fri
The objective of the day care service is to prevent isolation of clients by improving their quality of life and maximising independence. The services provided may include limited nursing care, physiotherapy, (on the day the client attends, no additional sessions can be facilitated) occupational therapy, medical social work services, hairdressing, social activities and transport services. The transport service is available when the client has no other means of attending. There is a minimal charge for transport and lunch.
Sat Ė Sun
Social Day Care is also offered on Saturday and Sunday with transport also provided by the hospital if required. Referrals to the day care service are made through Consultants and the Public Health Department.
Carman Day Care Dementia Service
This is a specialised day service, which provides support to those who suffer from dementia and those who care for them. A secure and caring environment is provided in the Carman Centre on a day care basis. Limited respite care is also available for those who attend. (Females only.) Transport and lunch are provided at a minimal cost. In order to ensure a homely environment the maximum number of daily places are limited to nine. Referrals are made through Consultants and the Public Health Department.