St. Brigid's Hospital
St Brigid's Hospital
St. Brigidís Hospital, is a unit for Care of the Older Person, which provides continuous care for older people in the local community.
St. Brigid’s Hospital is a two-storey over basement building that was originally opened as a tuberculosis sanatorium in 1932.
It subsequently closed in 1968 and re-opened as a residential service for older people in 1970.
The occupancy has since been reduced to 32
Residents’ bedrooms are located on both floors.
Female residents occupy bedrooms on the ground floor and male residents live on the first floor.
Bedroom accommodation had recently been reconfigured and now in total there are two six-bedded rooms, one four-bedded room, one three-bedded room, four twin rooms and five single rooms.
Additional facilities provided include a sensory garden and a mortuary which are also located at the rear of the main building.
Ample parking for staff and visitors is located to the front of the building.
St. Brigid’s Hospital is located in a rural setting approximately 7 kilometres from Portlaoise, County Laois.Information courtesy of HIQA reports and other sources.
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