HSE Odin’s Wood Day Care Centre

Address: Kildonan Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11

Contact Name: Paula Bermingham

Email: Paula.Bermingham@hse.ie

Phone: 01 8142505

Fax: 01 8645331

Web site: None

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday
9.30am to 16.00

Who can use the service?: Those over 65 years living alone at risk of isolation due to poor mobility or other health issues.

Cost: Yes
Current Price €7 per day or €10 per day with transport


Informal referrals accepted: No

Formal referrals accepted: Yes

Referrals accepted from: The Nurse, GP, Hospitals, Community Physiotherapists , Community Occupational Therapists and Social Workers

How to make a referral: On the Standard Referral Form available from the Community Nurse

What Do We Do?

Centre Overview

The Day Care Centre provides Day Care for those over 65 years living in Finglas West or East. Clients are referred to the Day Care Centre through the nurse, gp, hospital or community occupational therapist, physiotherapist or social worker. Clients are collected from their homes and brought to the Day Care Centre where they can avail of personal care in the form of a shower, bath, hairdressing or chiropody. Two games of bingo are played daily. The community nurse visits the day care centre to do dressings as necessary. A four course meal is provided daily.

Key Aims & Objectives of Service

To provide a stimulating programme of activities for those over 65 years regardless of their ability or disability who may be at risk of social isolation
To provide a nutritious meal
To provide respite for family carers
To provide respite for clients who may be at risk of verbal, psychological or physical abuse

Services Provided

Showering / bathing
Nail Care – File & Polish
Arts & Crafts

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