Dingle Community Hospital

Dingle Community Hospital (St. Elizabeths)
Dingle Community Hospital
Co Kerry

Ms Deirdre Quaid

Tel: 066 91 51455

Hiqa Reports

The centre comprises of two units named Ionad Bhreanainn and Ionad Eibhlis that are within Ospidéal Pobail Chorca Dhuibhne (West Kerry Community Hospital).

The hospital is a purpose-built, single-storey facility that also includes community services such as primary care teams, day care and mental health services.

The centre is registered to provide long-term / residential care and short-term convalescent, respite and palliative care for up to 40 residents.

Ospidéal Pobail Chorca Dhuibhne (West Kerry Community Hospital) is situated before the first roundabout when entering Dingle town in county Kerry.

Information courtesy of HIQA reports and other separate sources.

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Residential Care Inspections

A copy of each report can be obtained online at: http://www.hiqa.ie/social-care/find-a-centre/nursing-homes/ospideal-pobail-chorca-dhuibhne-west-kerry-community-hospita

To get further information from HIQA:
Call the advice line: 021 240 9660
Email: [email protected]
Postal Address:
The Office of the Chief Inspector,
Health Information and Quality Authority,
Social Services Inspectorate, 1301 City Gate,
Mahon, Cork.

Public Bed Register: HSE South

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Public Nursing Homes Kerry

For further information on Irish Nursing Homes in Ireland feel free to check out the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) website.

The address is http://www.hiqa.ie

Below are some links relevant to the nursing home and the healthcare sectors.

What is the Nursing Homes Support Scheme?

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme provides financial support towards the cost of long-term nursing home care. Under the scheme, people who need nursing home care have their income and assets assessed, and then make a contribution towards the cost of their care based on their assessment.

The HSE will pay the rest, if any, of the costs of their care in designated public and approved private nursing homes covered under the scheme. People can choose care in any of the nursing homes included in the scheme provided that the nursing home can cater for the person's particular needs and that it has a place available for the person.

As the budget for this scheme is fixed each year, at times a waiting list for financial support may be in place