The Specialist Palliative Care unit in Blackrock Hospice opened in September 2003. Annually, over 550 new patients are seen by our community homecare team, with a combined total of almost 12,370 home visits carried out between the two sites. Our Day Hospice has in excess of 120 new patients availing of the service, with over 800 attendances annually. The Specialist Palliative Care unit sees over 165 admissions per year.
The Hospice has close links to all major South Dublin hospitals including St. Vincent’s University Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital and St. Columcille’s Hospital. As well as it’s South Dublin catchment area, Blackrock Hospice provides day hospice and inpatient unit admissions to the people of County Wicklow.