Hospital of the Assumption

Hospital of the Assumption
(The Community Hospital of the Assumption)
Leugh Road
Thurles
Co Tipperary

Ms Mairead Greene

Tel: 0504 21055 (067 46400 Ms Deirdre McSherry)

Hiqa Reports
http://www.hiqa.ie/social-care/find-a-centre/nursing-homes/community-hospital-assumption

The Community Hospital for the Elderly is situated on the outskirts of Thurles town. It is a single storey building opene in February 2006.

The hospital campus consists of three distinct nursing units and a day hospital.

The Community Hospital of the Assumption is a single-storey purpose-built centre, which opened in 2006.
It is built on the grounds of the Hospital of the Assumption which it replaced.

It has 67 places and a day hospital with 12 day places.

It provides rehabilitation, respite care, assessment care (for review of issues such as skin care), palliative care andresidential care.

There are several well maintained, secure garden areas, with walkways and areas.

Treatment and consultation rooms are available by the multidisciplinery team.

Information courtesy of HIQA reports and other separate sources.


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Residential Care Inspections

A copy of each report can be obtained online at:

http://www.hiqa.ie/social-care/find-a-centre/nursing-homes/community-hospital-assumption

To get further information from HIQA:
Call the advice line: 021 240 9660
Email: [email protected]
Postal Address:
The Office of the Chief Inspector,
Health Information and Quality Authority,
Social Services Inspectorate, 1301 City Gate,
Mahon, Cork.

Public Bed Register: HSE West

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Public Nursing Homes Tipperary

For further information on Irish Nursing Homes in Ireland feel free to check out the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) website.

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What is the Nursing Homes Support Scheme?

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme provides financial support towards the cost of long-term nursing home care. Under the scheme, people who need nursing home care have their income and assets assessed, and then make a contribution towards the cost of their care based on their assessment.

The HSE will pay the rest, if any, of the costs of their care in designated public and approved private nursing homes covered under the scheme. People can choose care in any of the nursing homes included in the scheme provided that the nursing home can cater for the person's particular needs and that it has a place available for the person.


As the budget for this scheme is fixed each year, at times a waiting list for financial support may be in place