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                   The Irish Kidney

                  Association Renal
         Support Centre is located

                  in the grounds of
          Beaumont Hospital, just

            100 metres walk from
                  the main hospital

         entrance, is open all year

          round and provides free
         accommodation for all its

           residents, who include:

        ● Families of renal patients from outside Dublin.      ● Preference for accommodation is given to
            It is available to all renal families no matter what  families of patients receiving transplants and
            Dublin hospital their family member is                families of the seriously ill.
        ● Renal patients who have to travel long               FACILITIES
            distances to see their consultant as an              Thirteen en-suite bedrooms some of which can
            outpatient    may    stay    overnight   when      sleep up to four persons. All rooms are on ground
            accommodation is available.                        floor level. All rooms have satellite TV, hairdryer,
        ● The Centre arranges counselling service as           refrigerator and ironing facilities. There is direct
            required by outpatients and their families. The    contact with the hospital ward. Comfortable
            counselling service is located at Donor House.     sittingroom/dayroom with satellite TV. Fully fitted
                                                               kitchen where meals can be prepared by residents.
                                                               Complimentary tea and coffee is provided by the
                                                               Association for residents and guests. Soft drinks
                                                               and snacks available from vending machine.
                                                               Laundry room with washing powder supplied.
                                                               Parking for overnight residents only.
                                                                 The Centre is owned and funded by the Irish
                                                               Kidney Association. Donations from residents and
                                                               fundraising initiatives are most welcome.
                                                                 The Centre is open to residents all year
                                                               round. Day facilities are available Monday to
                                                               Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday and
                                                               Sunday 12pm-4pm.

                                           For further information contact:
              IKA Renal Support Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, D09 Y5R3.
                Telephone: 353-1-837 3952. Out of hours (Emergency only): 087-416 9907
                                              Email: renalcentre@ika. ie

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