Description of department/service Tallaght University Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme aims to provide patients with the highest quality cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention service in partnership with the Consultant Cardiologists, multidisciplinary team members, patients and their families.
The focus of our Cardiac Rehabilitation programme is to assist the patient in his/her recovery after a cardiac event, improve self-confidence and enhance the wellbeing of the entire family unit.
The staff in Cardiac Rehabilitation promote a healthy heart lifestyle through education and example, working as a multidisciplinary team to maximise the care provided.
We aim to promote learning and provide a supportive environment for all staff, respecting each other’s needs, abilities and potential.
Other Services Offered in Cardiac Rehabilitation include:
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for patients & families, the first such initiative in the Republic of Ireland
- Relaxation CD available for purchase from the CR department
- Patient information in DVD or book form on cardiovascular disease and heart health