The Physiotherapy Department provides a service to the
Staff includes a physiotherapy manager, four part-time senior physiotherapists and one physiotherapy assistant in the palliative care unit and two part time senior physiotherapists in the elderly care unit.
Aim of Physiotherapy
To enhance the quality of life for each individual patient, by helping them to attain their optimal level of function and independence, whatever their physical capabilities.
People may undergo periods of inactivity or reduced levels of activity for a variety of reasons, such as ill health, fatigue, pain, or recent fracture/injury. This may have a detrimental effect on their quality of life. The aim of rehabilitation is to try to restore the individual to their optimal level of function, so that they can lead full, active and enjoyable lives. This may be achieved by the provision of an individual patient assessment and treatment plan, which may include:
Siobhan O’Mahony – Physiotherapy Manager
Tel: (021) 4869100