Older Person Services in Limerick City & County

The HSE provides a broad range of services for older people in our community, including in-patient acute services, step down and convalescent care, day services, rehabilitation, community services, home care and home helps. If you need services for yourself or for an older person you know, contact your GP or your Public Health Nurse at your Local Health Centre.

Hospitals and Homes for Older Persons
Community Nursing Home Unit Limerick Tel: (061) 461 486/5/4
St. Camillus' Hospital for the Elderly, Shelbourne Road, Limerick Tel: (061) 326 677
St. Ita's Hospital for the Elderly, Newcastle West, Limerick Tel: (069) 62311

Home Support Services

The Home Support Service (previously known as Home Help Service) provides help and support with everyday tasks to older people living in their own home.

These tasks may, for example, include help with: getting in and out of bed, dressing and undressing personal care tasks, such as showering and shaving, changing continence wear, putting on support stockings if medically required, fire preparation (only if it is your only source of heating), medication reminding and managing and maintaining good nutrition.

Limerick City & County Home Support Offices:

Limerick City: 061 492 132 / 061 492 131 / 061 492 129

Kilmallock: 063 369 28

Newcastle West: 069 665 96

A new information resource, Information and Services for Older People across Limerick has been developed for older persons living in the Limerick area in collaboration with various Limerick based organisations.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the booklet at the time of going to print (June 2016).The HSE does not accept any liability for any error, omission, misrepresentation or misstatement within this booklet.