Older People Services - Dublin North

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.

For more information on HSE Services for older people, contact:
Cromcastle Road, Coolock, Dublin 17. Tel 01 816 4200 Fax:01 847 9944


Alzheimer's Support Services

Support for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and their carers is available from:

North Dublin Support Group (Day Care Centre) St Josephs Hospital, Raheny, D5 Tel 086 383 7014

Alzheimer's Society of Ireland, Coolock Development Centre, Bunratty Drive, Coolock, Tel 01 802 2200

Alzheimer's Society of Ireland, 43 Northumberland Rd, Dunlaoghaire, Co Dublin Tel 01 284 6616

National Helpline 1800 341 341 (10.00am - 4.00pm)


Day Care Centres for Older Persons: Local Health Office –Dublin North

Referral and access to these services is through The Bed Administration Unit in Beaumont Hospital, Public Health Nurses, GPs, Central Remedial Clinic, Stroke Ireland, and St. Ita's Hospital.

Lusk Day Care Centre, Lusk Community Unit, Station Rd, Lusk, Co Dublin Tel 01 807 1240
Skerries over 65 Club, C/o Little Theatre, Dublin Road, Skerries, Co Dublin Tel 086 605 7281

Balbriggan Parish Centre, Hampton Street, Balbriggan, Co Dublin Tel 01 841 2468
Coolock Day Activity Centre, Cromcastle Road, Coolock, Dublin 5 Tel 01 8482522 Fax 01 848 2513
Donabate /Portrane Day Centre, C/o Annolville, The Burrow, Portrane, Co Dublin Tel 01 843 6707

Rush over 60's Clu, C/o 19 Hayestown, Rush Co Dublin Tel 01 843 9064
St. Luke's Day Centre, Cromcastle Road, Kilmore West, Dublin 5 Tel 01 847 2307
Swords Day Centre, Off Main Street, Swords, Co Dublin Tel 01 840 1448

District Care Units   (DCU)

The District Care unit is a multidisciplinary care team set up to deliver short term co-ordinated rehabilitation for clients who will benefit in a timescale of up to 12 weeks

Referral to this service is through Beaumont Hospital, GPs, and the local community.

Lusk District Care Unit, Lusk, Co Dublin Tel 01 870 9016 Fax 01 870 9010

Coolock District Care Unit, Northside Enterprise Centre, Bunratty Drive, Dublin 17 Tel 01 867 5270 Fax 01 867 5272

Lusk Community Unit

Lusk Community Unit provides Residential, Respite, Day Care, and Day Hospital Services.

Patients are referred to Residential Care from Beaumont Hospital and St. Ita’s Hospital

Patients are referred to Respite Care through the Public Health Nurse in LHO Dublin North and the Social Worker in Beaumont Hospital.

Patients are referred to the Day Care Service through the Public Health Nurse in LHO Dublin North

Patients are referred to the Day Hospital through the Public Health Nurse in LHO Dublin North and through GP’s.

Lusk Community Unit, Station Road, Lusk, Co Dublin Tel 01 807 1240 Fax  01 807 1257

Palliative Care

St Francis Hospice provides specialist palliative care to patients with advanced cancer or motor neurone disease that live in Dublin North City and County through its Home Care, Day Care and In-Patient Service. It also provides support services to the families of patients

Patients are referred to St Francis through their GP or Hospital Doctor

Contact Details; St Francis Hospice, Station Rd, Raheny, D5 Tel 01 832 7535 Fax 01 832 7635 www.sfh.ie