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Inpatient Care

Inpatient Care

A short stay in the Hospice in-patient unit may be needed to control some of the symptoms of an illness. Once the symptoms are controlled, the patient may return home. Patients can then avail of other Hospice services such as The Out Patients Clinic or Hospice Day Care.

In the inpatient unit, patients can avail of treatment and advice from different members of the Multidisciplinary Team. The Multidisciplinary Team is made up of the following units:

  • Medical 
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapist
  • Social Worker
  • Chaplaincy
  • Reflexologist

For further details on each of these individual services please see links on the left.

Admissions

Referrals are accepted from Hospital Consultants, General Practitioners (GP’s) and the Community Liaison Nurse. Patients being admitted to the Hospice from home should request that their GP arrange transport, if they are unable to travel by car.


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Palliative Care Referral Form