Visiting at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services: Harold’s Cross & Wicklow

We are constantly reviewing our visitor guidelines as the rates of Covid-19 in the community and in hospitals change, and in line with government guidance.

Please remember that all visitors must wear a mask and perform hand hygiene.

We strongly recommend that all visitors are fully vaccinated and we ask that you consider taking an antigen test before visiting.

  • Please read below for more important details and bear in mind that these are frequently changing.
  • Visitors are reminded of the risk of inadvertent exposure to infection during a visit and the threat this may pose to their or other’s health.
  • Those who have travelled into Ireland should seek advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) on testing and isolation requirements.

If you have any questions, please call us on: 01-406 8700 (Harold’s Cross), 01-206 4000 (Blackrock) or 01-406 8888 (Wicklow)

Covid-19 Information for Patients & Residents

Visiting Patients – Anna Gaynor House, Harold’s Cross

Daily visiting is available between 13.30-16.30 (1pm and 4.30 pm) and between 17.30-19.30 (5pm and 7.30pm). Two people may visit at a time. Visitors must sign in at reception, wear a mask, perform hand hygiene and confirm they have no Covid-19 symptoms. Please adhere to social distancing during your visit. It may be necessary to book your visit in certain circumstances, please discuss with the team on the ward.

For the safety of all residents, we ask that visitors are fully vaccinated. Visitors should take an antigen test before coming in to AGH (minimum of twice a week if visiting regularly).

Thank you for your patience and co-operation as we work hard to support and protect our residents. Covid-19 continues to be a risk, even with vaccination.

Visiting in the Specialist Palliative Care Units: Harold’s Cross & Wicklow

All in-patients in our Specialist Palliative Care Units can have daily visits. These are subject to some restrictions as outlined in the documents below.

Visiting in the Specialist Palliative Care Unit in Harold’s Cross
Visiting Wicklow Hospice

Community Palliative Care 

Many of our usual face-to-face contacts with patients and families are being carried out virtually (telephone/Attend Anywhere video calls) to ensure everyone’s safety.

Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease Unit (RMDU)

RMDU has resumed a reduced programme of its rehabilitation services.  We are providing out-patient services and virtual clinics to support our patients.

Stay Connected

Why not send a message or photo to your loved one? Or ask for a ‘virtual visit’ using video calling? Remember to put the person’s name in the subject of your email!

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