Saint Joseph's Home is the only inpatient facility in the Czech Republic for people seriously diagnosed by multiple sclerosis.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most frequent and serious neurological diseases. It causes progressive muscle weakness and it cannot be healed by current medical treatment.

Saint Joseph's Home provides comprehensive social and medical care to the people seriously diseased by MS. The care includes specialized rehabilitation, psychotherapeutical and spiritual care, a wide range of leisure activities and education in this field.


The atmospehere of a real home as well as professional and kind staff is the philosophy of Saint Joseph's.


The Saint Joseph's Home is located in Zirec (Schurz) near Dvur Kralove nad Labem at former Jesuit mansion that was almost destroyed during the 40 years of totalitarian communism regime. Apart from social and medical care for our patients, we make an effort to preserve cultural heritage of this place.

Our main goal is to understand and respect every one’s personality. We’re convinced, that every life is noble gift, and we need to protect it. In care for incurable ill patients we’re trying to fulfil all their needs, for dignified and full-fledged life. Our work includes:

  • Medical and social care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychotherapy and spiritual care
  • Artistic and creative activity
  • Cultural, educational and leisure activities including sightseeing trips
  • Active involvement of the public in the form of voluntary and financial assistance and participation in cultural and educational activities


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