Referrals for admission to CRU are accepted from:
- The prospective patient.
- Members of the Primary Care Team.
- The individual’s GP.
- Staff members from the Medicine for the Elderly Department, St. James’s Hospital.
- Staff members from the Medicine for the Elderly, Tallaght Hospital.
- Family members/guardians.
N.B. The prospective patient’s referral form must be signed by their own GP or Consultant Geriatrician.
Following referral, individuals will require a pre-assessment review with a Consultant Geriatrician and the CRU Clinical Nurse Specialist. This assessment will be organized by the CRU Clinical Nurse Specialist. Admissions to the CRU Service will be determined following a multidisciplinary team admissions meeting and final acceptance by the CRU Medical Director.
Referrals should be directed to:
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services
Phone: 01-498 6232
Fax: 01-498 6217
Mobile Numbers: 085 7110361 or 087 2985053