Milford Care Centre (MCC)
MCC is a voluntary, not for profit organisation and a registered charity, providing a range of high quality specialist palliative care and services for older persons across Counties Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary (Mid West Region). MCC is also a Company Limited by Guarantee, overseen by a voluntary Board of Directors
3 key service components:
1. Milford Hospice, as a Mid West service and operating from bases in Limerick City, Ennis, Nenagh, Thurles and Newcastlewest, provides both specialist (consultant led) in patient and community based care across the 3 Counties. On an annual basis, Milford Hospice cares for in excess of 1,700 individual patients and at the same time supports their families. Some 27% come from Clare, 20% from North Tipperary, 3% from outside the Mid West with the balance coming from Limerick City and County.
2. Milford Day Care Service, covers both specialist palliative care and older persons services.
3. Milford Nursing Home is registered with HIQA and is a not for profit facility
Both the Hospice and Day Care services are primarily funded by HSE and these services are also supported by voluntary fundraising . In contrast Milford Nursing Home, as a not for profit facility, is primarily funded by Residents’ Fair Deal income and is not supported by fundraising as applies to the Hospice and Daycare services described above.