Medicine for the Elderly

Hollybrook Lodge Residential Care Unit

St. James’s Hospital Residential Care Units are situated in Hollybrook Lodge, St. Michael’s Estate, Bulfin Road, Inchicore and come under the management of the Department of Medicine for the Elderly (MedEL) Directorate.

The two MedEL Residential Units provide medical and nursing care for a maximum of 50 male and female persons over the age of 65 years which include four respite patients. While many of the Residents who are cared for in the Units have multifaceted medical and nursing needs and associated medium to maximum dependency levels, every effort is made to ensure that their physical, personal, spiritual and cultural needs are provided for in the Units’ “Home from Home” environment.

The Units are:
Mary Robinson Unit
Mary McAleese Unit