Welcome Back!

We are delighted to be increasing our opening hours in line with general society reopening. However, our reopening must be gradual to minimise risks to the vulnerable population for whom we provide care. Thank you for your understanding and your strict adherence to our protocols. By following our guidance, you are enabling us to slowly increase access to Marymount.  The safety of our patients and staff is our priority at all times and we will do our utmost to stay open to visiting. *Visiting protocols are being reviewed on a weekly basis.

In accordance with HSE guidance, each resident has the opportunity to identify one nominated support person. The nominated support person may visit each day and is in addition to and not instead of the visitors permitted as per the visiting protocol set out below. Please contact the relevant ward managers to register the nominated support person.

Visiting Guidelines

  • Visiting is permitted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • No visiting on Mondays and Thursdays
  • Visiting times are 2pm – 8pm, this is strictly enforced
  • ONLY Essential Visitors please, e.g. immediate family / next of kin
  • 2 persons only per day max (the two cannot be switched in a day)
  • No Children under 12s (unless exceptional circumstances by prior agreement)
  • Over 12’s same protocol as adults – masks essential, only essential / immediate family
  • No visiting for respite patients (due to short term nature of stay)
  • Check in at reception compulsory
  • COVID vaccination certificate will continue to be checked for all visitors
  • Visitors are strongly encouraged to antigen test themselves prior to every visit to the hospital/hospice to safeguard their relatives and our staff
  • Visitors are advised to proceed to the patient’s/resident’s room and leave immediately after the visit
  • You must wear a medical face covering at all times while on site.
  • You must clean your hands with the alcohol gel provided when entering and leaving wards/rooms/building.

Visiting from outside of Ireland

  • Immediate family ONLY.
  • Visits must be prearranged and deemed essential by Senior Nurse in conjunction with the Senior Doctor.
  • If such a visit is deemed essential the following must be adhered to:
    • Visitor must produce evidence of a negative test result (PCR/Antigen) that was taken within the preceding 48hrs.
    • Visitor must wear full PPE to visit Patient/Resident.

Infection Control 

One of the most important ways of reducing transmission of infection from person to person is by good hand hygiene.

Visitors to the hospital should use the alcohol gels available throughout the hospital to clean their hands before and after visiting patients or residents.

Further Information

The above guidelines have been introduced for the safety and wellbeing of our patients, residents and staff. For inquiries, call (021) 486 9100

Thank you for your understanding and patience with our protocol & we thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe in Marymount.

**These guidelines may change in line with national policy or changes in local risk.**

Last updated 2nd March 2022