Swords Pavilions are delighted to announce St. Francis Hospice as our charity of choice for 2020.
St Francis Hospice provides a specialist palliative care service for the people of North Dublin City and county. They are a voluntary organisation under the care of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. Some of the services they provide are:
- Community Palliative Care
- Hospice Day Care
- Inpatient Units
- Outpatient Services
- Bereavement Care
They have supported more than 1,800 patients and their families in 2019. This care was provided by the multidisciplinary team of Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Complementary Therapists, Lymphoedema Therapists, Care Assistants, Household, Administration and contract staff.
They provided specialist palliative care to more than 1,200 people in their homes. Many of those patients attended our Hospice Day Care centres and Outpatient clinics in Raheny and Blanchardstown. In addition, more than 600 patients were admitted to our Inpatient Units in Raheny and Blanchardstown for symptom management and end of life care. We helped families, both during the person’s illness and afterwards, through support and counselling by the medical Social Work team.
In 2019 Swords Pavilions and it's patrons raised over €28k through collections and events in the centre. We thank all our patrons for their generoisity.