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2012/13 Nursing Home Directory ~ Including a Directory of Suppliers & Services

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2012/13 Nursing Home Directory ~ Including a Directory of Suppliers & Services REGISTERED PRIVATE & VOLUNTARY NURSING HOMES IN IRELAND WWW.NURSINGHOMESIRELAND.IE The Nursing Home Directory is a comprehensive source of information on registered private & voluntary Nursing Homes in Ireland. You will find information on health services related to nursing care, including expert feature articles and other topics of interest to the Nursing Home sector. The directory also contains a listing of service providers to the sector in Ireland.

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Contents Foreword by Kathleen Lynch, Minister for Older People, Mental Health, Disability and Equality

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Nursing Homes: A listing by HSE Administrative Area and by County

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Display Advertisements

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Organisations & Useful Information Health Service Executive

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Department of Health

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HIQA Inspection of Nursing Homes Begins

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HIQA Inspection and Registration of Nursing Homes – Frequently Asked Questions

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Nursing Homes Support Scheme – A Fair Deal

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Useful Organisations – Contact Information

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Suppliers & Services A Directory

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Display Advertisements

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Features Meeting the HIQA Standards

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Reading and the Older Person

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Diet and Nutrition

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Index of Advertisers Nursing Homes

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Suppliers

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Foreword by Kathleen Lynch TD, Minister for Older People, Mental Health, Disability and Equality I welcome the publication of the 2012/13 Nursing Home Directory. The services provided by the nursing home sector are an important component in the range of care services available for older people. Now more than ever, we must focus our shared resources and expertise in continuing to provide high quality, affordable residential care for those who need it. Kathleen Lynch TD, Minister for Older People, Mental Health, Disability and Equality

There have been significant developments in the sector in recent years. On June 30th 2012, the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) marked the three year anniversary of the commencement of their registration and inspection function of nursing homes. Since the introduction of this regime HIQA has registered approximately 550 designated centres. This responsibility to ensure safety and welfare is underpinned by a comprehensive quality framework comprising regulations and quality standards. In addition to this my department introduced a new policy document in 2011 entitled “Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Nursing Homes�. The fundamental aim of the Policy is to eliminate the use of restraint, and to ensure that human rights are positively incorporated into the reality of people’s lives in residential care settings. We also undertook a review of the 2009 Care and Welfare Regulations with a view to building on the knowledge and experience gained since the introduction of the new regime of registration and inspection. I expect that revised Regulations will be introduced later this year.

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Foreword by Kathleen Lynch TD, Minister for Older People, Mental Health, Disability and Equality continued

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme radically changed the funding of long term care and I can confirm that, to date, almost 21,700 people are in receipt of financial support from the State towards the cost of longterm residential care. You will be aware that work on the review of the Scheme has commenced and all relevant stakeholders have been invited to make submissions.

There is also a clear commitment in the Programme for Government to develop a National Strategy on Dementia by 2013. We also recently initiated a public consultation, inviting interested parties to submit their views. Following on from this consultation process a Working Group will be established towards the end of this year to develop the strategy.

Much has been achieved by working together; we need to continue our joint efforts to further improve the quality of services provided, with a strong emphasis on delivering quality, person-centred care.

Kathleen Lynch, TD,

Minister for Older People, Mental Health, Disability and Equality.

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Nursing Homes A listing by HSE Administrative Area and by County

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NURSING HOMES: A listing by HSE Administrative Area and by County ■ HSE - DUBLIN NORTH-EAST CAVAN Castlemanor Nursing Home & Retirement Village

Billis, Drumalee, Co Cavan

Tel: 049 432 7100

Esker Lodge Nursing Home

Esker Place, Cathedral Road, Cavan

Tel: 049 437 5090

Fairlawns Nursing Home

Cavan Road, Bailieboro, Co Cavan

Tel: 042 966 5930

Omega Nursing Home

Belturbet, Co Cavan

Tel: 049 952 2630

Sheelin Nursing Home

Riverfront, Tonagh, Mountnugent, Co Cavan

Tel: 049 854 0414

St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Lurgan Glebe, Virginia, Co Cavan

Tel: 049 854 7012

DUBLIN NORTH Alzheimer’s Care Centre

Highfield Hospital, Swords Road, Whitehall, Dublin 9 Tel: 01 837 4444

Beechlawn House Nursing Home

High Park, Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Tel: 01 836 9622

Beechtree Nursing Home

Murragh House, Oldtown, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 843 3634

Beneavin House Nursing Home (FirstCare Ireland)

Beneavin Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Tel: 01 864 8516

Beneavin Lodge Nursing Home (FirstCare Ireland)

Beneavin Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Tel: 01 864 8577

Brymore House Nursing Home

Thormanby Road, Howth, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 839 1440

Cara Care Centre

Northwood Park, Santry, Dublin 9

Tel: 01 894 2765

Catherine McAuley House

Beaumont, Dublin 9

Tel: 01 837 9186

Churchview Nursing Home

59-61 New Cabra Road, Phibsboro, Dublin 7

Tel: 01 868 0437

Clontarf Private Nursing Home

5 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3

Tel: 01 833 5455

Elm Green Nursing Home

Elm Green, Castleknock, Dublin 15

Tel: 01 811 3900

Elmhurst Convalescent Centre

Hampstead Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Tel: 01 807 3200

Fingal House Nursing Home

Spiddal Hill, Seatown West, Swords, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 840 1545

Hamilton Park Care Facility

Balrothery, Balbriggan, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 690 3190

Holy Family Nursing Home

Sacred Heart Residence, Sybill Hill, Raheny, Dublin 5

Tel: 01 833 2308

Howth Hill Lodge

Thormanby Road, Howth, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 839 1440

La Verna Nursing Home

30 Haddon Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3

Tel: 01 833 9879

Nazareth House Nursing Home

Malahide Road, Dublin 3

Tel: 01 833 8205

New Park Care Centre

New Park, The Ward, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 864 3465

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Raheny House Nursing Home

476 Howth Road, Dublin 5

Tel: 01 831 1199

Riverside Nursing Home

Toberburr Road, St Margaret’s, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 840 8329

Rush Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Kenure Park, Skerries Road, Rush, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 870 9684

Santa Sabina House

Navan Road, Cabra, Dublin 7

Tel: 01 868 2666

Shrewsbury House Nursing Home

164 Clonliffe Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 3

Tel: 01 837 0680

St Doolagh’s Nursing Home (Guardian Healthcare)

St Doolagh’s Park, Malahide Road, Balgriffin, Dublin 17 Tel: 01 847 7950

St Gabriel’s Nursing Home

Glenayle Road, Edenmore, Dublin 5

Tel: 01 847 4339

St Monica’s Nursing Home

28/38 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1

Tel: 01 855 7523

St Patrick’s Nursing Home

Baldoyle, Dublin 13

Tel: 01 839 1287

Swords Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Mount Ambrose, Swords, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 890 0089

Talbot Lodge Nursing Home (Talbot Group)

Kinsealy Lane, Malahide, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 846 2115

Tara Winthrop Private Clinic

Nevinstown Lane, Pinnock Hill, Swords, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 807 9631

TLC Centre

Northwood Park, Santry Demesne, Santry, Dublin 9

Tel: 01 862 8080

Áras Mhuire Nursing Facility

Beechgrove, Drogheda, Co Louth

Tel: 041 984 2222

Blackrock Abbey (Talbot Group)

Blackrock, Co Louth

Tel: 042 932 1258

Carlingford Nursing Home (Arbour Group)

Old Dundalk Road, Carlingford, Co Louth

Tel: 042 938 3993

Dealgan House Nursing Home

Toberona, Dundalk, Co Louth

Tel: 042 935 5016

Moorehall Lodge

Hale Street, Ardee, Co Louth

Tel: 041 685 6990

St Francis’ Nursing Home

Mount Oliver, Dundalk, Co Louth

Tel: 042 937 1123

St Peter’s Nursing Home (Guardian Healthcare)

Sea Road, Castlebellingham, Co Louth

Tel: 042 938 2106

Boyne Valley Nursing Home

Dowth, Drogheda, Co Meath

Tel: 041 983 6130

Gormanstown Wood Nursing Home (Guardian Healthcare)

Gormanstown, Co Meath

Tel: 01 841 4566

Heatherfield Nursing Home

Bush Lane, Raynestown, Dunshaughlin, Co Meath

Tel: 01 825 9354

Hillview Private Nursing Home & Retirement Residence

Rathfeigh, Tara, Co Meath

Tel: 041 982 5698

Kilbrew Recuperation & Nursing Care

Kilbrew Demesne, Curragha, Co Meath

Tel: 01 835 8900

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Kilmainhamwood Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare) Kilmainhamwood , Kells, Co Meath

Tel: 046 905 2070

Knightsbridge Nursing Home (Barchester Ireland)

Longwood Road, Trim, Co Meath

Tel: 046 948 1910

Millbury Nursing Home

Commons Road, Navan, Co. Meath

Tel: 1850 211 721

Moorehall Lodge Drogheda

Dublin Road, Co Meath

Tel: 1890 335 533

Ratoath Manor Nursing Home (Silver Stream Healthcare) Ratoath, Co Meath

Tel: 01 825 6101

Sancta Maria Nursing Home

Kinnegad, Co Meath

Tel: 044 93 752 43

Silver Grove Nursing Home

Main Street, Clonee, Co Meath

Tel: 01 825 3115

St Clare’s Nursing Home (Talbot Group)

Stedalt House, Stamullen, Co Meath

Tel: 01 841 2583

St Colmcille’s Nursing Home

Oldcastle Road, Kells, Co Meath

Tel: 046 924 9733

St Columban’s Nursing Home

Dalgan Park, Navan, Co Meath

Tel: 046 902 1525

St Elizabeth’s Nursing Home

Kells Road, Athboy, Co Meath

Tel: 046 943 2457

St Ursula’s Nursing Home

Golflinks Road, Bettystown, Co Meath

Tel: 041 982 7422

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Windfield Nursing Home (Arbour Group)

Waynestown, Dunboyne, Co Meath

Tel: 01 825 5232

Woodlands Nursing Home

Trim Road, Navan, Co Meath

Tel: 046 902 8617

Castleross Nursing & Convelescent Centre

Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan

Tel: 042 969 2630

Drumbear Lodge

Cootehill Road, Monaghan

Tel: 047 848 00

Mullinahinch House

Mullinahinch, Monaghan

Tel: 047 721 38

Sacred Heart Private Nursing Home

Roslea Road, Clones, Co Monaghan

Tel: 047 510 69

St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Ballybay, Co Monaghan

Tel: 042 974 1141

MONAGHAN

■ HSE – DUBLIN MID-LEINSTER DUBLIN SOUTH Aclare Nursing Home

5 Tivoli Terrace South, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 280 1345

Ailesbury Nursing Home

58 Park Avenue Sandymount, Dublin 4

Tel: 01 269 2289

Altadore Nursing Home

Upper Glenageary Road, Glenageary, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 284 0594

Annabeg Nursing Home

Meadow Court, Wyattville Road, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 272 0201

Ashbury Nursing Home

1A Kill Lane, Kill O’The Grange, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 284 1266

Ashford House Nursing Home

6 Tivoli Terrace East, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 280 9877

Beechfield Manor Nursing Home (Manor Care Group)

Shanganagh Road, Shankill, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 282 4874

Belmont House Private Nursing Home

Galloping Green, Stillorgan Road, Stillorgan, Co Dublin Tel: 01 278 4393

Brabazon House Nursing Home

2 Gilford Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4

Tel: 01 269 1677

Cairn Hill Nursing Home

Westminster Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18

Tel: 01 289 6885

Carysfort Nursing Home

Arkandale Road, Glenageary, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 285 9301

Cedar House Nursing Home

35 Mount Anville Park, Mount Anville Road, Dublin 14 Tel: 01 283 1024

Cherryfield Lodge Nursing Home

Upper Cherryfield Avenue, Ranelagh, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 498 5800

Croft Nursing Home (Silver Stream Healthcare)

2 Goldenbridge Walk, Inchicore, Dublin 8

Tel: 01 454 2374

Dalkey Lodge Nursing Home

Ardbrugh Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 285 1486

Gascoigne House Nursing Home

Clonskeagh Hospital, Clonskeagh Road, Dublin 6.

Tel: 01 496 9399

Glebe Nursing Home

Glebe House, Enniskerry Road, Dublin 18

Tel: 01 206 3382

Glenaulin Nursing Home

Lucan Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20

Tel: 01 626 4677

Glencarrig Nursing Home

Glencarrig Court, Firhouse Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Tel: 01 451 2620

Glengara Park Nursing Home (Manor Care Group)

Lower Glenageary Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 280 6168

Griffeen Valley Nursing Home

Esker, Lucan, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 624 9736

Harvey Nursing Home

25 Upper Glenageary Road, Glenageary, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 280 0508

Harvey Nursing & Convalescent Home

122 Terenure Road West, Terenure, Dublin 6W

Tel: 01 490 7764

Holy Family Nursing Home

Holy Family Residence, Roebuck Road, Dublin 14

Tel: 01 283 2455

Killiney Grove Nursing Home (Silver Stream Healthcare) Killiney Hill Road, Killiney, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 285 1855

Kiltipper Woods Care Centre

Kiltipper Road, Dublin 24

Tel: 01 462 5277

Leeson Park House Nursing Home (Silver Stream Healthcare) 10 Leeson Park, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 497 6500

Lisheen Nursing Home

Stoney Lane, Rathcoole, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 458 9426

Lucan Lodge Nursing Home

Ardeevin Drive, Lucan, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 628 0555

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Marian House

Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Tel: 01 406 4355

Marian House

Kimmage Manor, Whitehall Road, Dublin 12

Tel: 01 406 4300

Marlay Nursing Home

Kelly’s Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Tel: 01 499 4444

Maryfield Nursing Home

Lucan Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20

Tel: 01 626 4684

Marymount Care Centre

Westmanstown, Lucan, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 820 4500

Missionary Sisters of Holy Rosary

48 Temple Road, Dartry, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 497 1918

Molyneux Nursing Home

Leeson Park, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 660 4835

Mount Tabor Care Centre

Sandymount Green, Sandymount, Dublin 4

Tel: 01 260 5772

New Lodge Nursing Home

Stocking Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Tel: 01 495 0021

Newtownpark House

Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 288 7403

Northbrook Nursing Home (FirstCare Ireland)

26 Northbrook Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 660 1216

Orchard Day & Respite Centre

Temple Hill, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Tel: 01 406 6629

Orwell Nursing Home

112 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 492 2142

Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services

Harolds Cross, Dublin 6W

Tel: 01 406 8700

Our Lady’s Manor

Bulloch Castle, Dalkey, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 280 6993

Padre Pio Nursing Home

50/51 Cappaghmore, Clondalkin, Dublin 22

Tel: 01 457 3339

Queen of Peace Centre

Garville Avenue, Rathgar, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 497 5381

Rickard House

Dunardagh, Temple Hill, Blackrock, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 283 3933

Rostrevor Nursing Home

66 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6

Tel: 01 496 3479

Royal Hospital Donnybrook

Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

Tel: 01 207 3836

Sally Park Nursing Home

Sally Park Close, Firhouse, Templeogue, Dublin 24

Tel: 01 452 6482

Simpson’s Hospital

Wyckham, Ballinteer Road, Dublin 16

Tel: 01 298 4322

St Gladys’ Nursing Home

53 Lower Kimmage Road, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W Tel: 01 492 7225

St John’s House of Rest

202 Merrion Road, Dublin 4

Tel: 01 269 2213

St Joseph’s Centre

Crinken Lane, Shankill, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 282 3000

St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Mountsackville, Chapelizod, Dublin 20

Tel: 01 821 3104

St Mary’s Centre (Telford) Ltd

185/201 Merrion Road, Dublin 4

Tel: 01 269 3411

St Mary’s Nursing Home

Pembroke Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Tel: 01 668 3550

TLC City West

Cooldown Commons, Fortunestown Lane, Citywest, Co Dublin Tel: 01 468 9300

Tower Nursing Home

94/95 Cappaghmore Estate, Clondalkin, Dublin 22

Tel: 01 457 4209

Ashley Lodge Nursing Home

Tully East, Kildare, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 521 300

Beech Park Nursing Home

Dunmurray East, Kildare, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 534 000

Cloverlodge Nursing Home

Athy, Co Kildare

Tel: 059 864 0623

Craddock House Nursing Home

Craddockstown Road, Naas, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 898 600

Curragh Lawn Nursing Home

Kinneagh, Curragh, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 481 880

Elm Hall Nursing Home

Loughlinstown Road, Celbridge, Co Kildare

Tel: 01 601 2399

Glenashling Nursing Home

Old Town, Celbridge, Co Kildare

Tel: 01 627 2694

Hazel Hall Nursing Home

Prosperous Road, Clane, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 868 662

Larchfield Park Nursing Home

Monread Road, Naas, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 875 505

Lourdesville Nursing Home

Athy Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 521 496

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Mill Lane Manor Nursing Home (Brindley Manor Group) Sallins Road, Naas, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 874 700

Mountpleasant Lodge (FirstCare Ireland)

Kilcock to Clane Road, Kilcock, Co Kildare

Tel: 01 610 3166

Moyglare Nursing Home

Moyglare Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare

Tel: 01 628 9022

Oghill Nursing Home

Oghill, Monasterevin, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 523 513

Parke House Nursing Home

Kilcock, Co Kildare

Tel: 01 610 3585

Ryevale Nursing Home

Ryevale Mill, Leixlip, Co Kildare

Tel: 01 624 4201

Shalom Nursing Home

Presentation Convent, Kilcock, Co Kildare.

Tel: 01 628 7018

Suncroft Lodge Nursing Home (Guardian Healthcare) Suncroft, The Curragh, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 442 951

TLC Centre

Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare

Tel: 01 654 9600

Willowbrook Nursing Home

Borohard, Newbridge, Co Kildare

Tel: 045 431 959

Ballard Lodge Nursing Home

Borris Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois

Tel: 057 86 61299

Droimnin Nursing Home

Brockley Park, Stradbally, Co. Laois

Tel: 057 864 1002

Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home

Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Co Laois

Tel: 057 86 63600

Laurel Lodge Nursing Home

Templemichael, Glebe, Co Longford

Tel: 043 334 8033

Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home

Edgeworthstown, Co Longford

Tel: 043 667 1007

Thomond Lodge Nursing Home

Ballymahon, Co Longford

Tel: 090 643 8350

Carthage Nursing Home

Mucklagh, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Tel: 057 93 52863

Cloverlodge Nursing Home

Main Street, Shinrone, Birr, Co Offaly

Tel: 0505 479 69

Eliza Lodge Nursing Home

Boherdurrow, Banagher, Co Offaly

Tel: 057 915 2922

Elmgrove Nursing Home

Syngefield, Birr, Co Offaly

Tel: 057 91 21205

Gallen Priory Nursing Home

Main Street, Ferbane, Co Offaly

Tel: 090 645 4742

Oakdale Nursing Home

Kilmalogue, Gracefield, Portarlington, Co Offaly

Tel: 057 864 5282

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home

Arden Rd, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Tel: 057 932 1320

Bethany House

Main Street, Tyrellspass, Co Westmeath

Tel: 044 92 23391

Maple Court Nursing Home

Dublin Road, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath

Tel: 044 96 62918

Moate Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Dublin Road, Moate, Co Westmeath

Tel: 090 648 2855

Mont Vista Nursing Home

Retreat Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Tel: 090 647 2887

Newbrook Nursing Home

Ballymahon Road, Mullingar, Co Westmeath

Tel: 044 93 42211

Portiuncula Nursing Home

Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Co Westmeath

Tel: 044 93 71911

Retreat Nursing Home

Bonavalley, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Tel: 090 647 2072

Rose Lodge Nursing Home

Killucan, Co Westmeath

Tel: 044 93 76220

Sonas Care Centre & Retirement Village

Cloghanboy, Ballymahon Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Tel: 090 647 9568

St Camillus Nursing Centre

Killucan, Co Westmeath

Tel: 044 93 74196

St Clairs Nursing Home

Mullingar, Co Westmeath

Tel: 044 93 85300

Stella Maris Nursing Home

Baylough, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Tel: 090 649 2162

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WICKLOW Aisling House Nursing Home

Sea Bank, Arklow, Co Wicklow

Tel: 0402 338 43

Asgard Lodge Nursing Home

Monument Lane, Kilbride, Arklow, Co Wicklow

Tel: 0402 329 01

Atlanta House Nursing Home

Sidmonton Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 0398

Blainroe Lodge Nursing Home (FirstCare Ireland)

Coast Road, Blainroe, Co Wicklow

Tel: 0404 60030

Bray Manor Nursing Home

Meath Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 3127

Dargle Valley Nursing Home

Cookstown Road, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 1896

Donore Nursing Home

Sidmonton Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 7348

Earlsbrook House Nursing Home (FirstCare Ireland)

41 Meath Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 276 1601

Eyrefield Manor Nursing Home

Church Lane, Greystones, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 287 2877

Greystones Nursing Home (Arbour Group)

Church Road, Greystones, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 287 4603

Kinvara House Nursing Home

3-4 Esplanade, Strand Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 6153

Kylemore Nursing Home

Sidmonton Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 3255

Roseville Nursing Home

49 Meath Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 2582

San Remo Nursing Home

14 Sidmonton Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 2328

Shannagh Bay Nursing Home

Fitzwilliam Terrace, Esplanade, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 2329

St Columban’s Nursing Home

St Columban Sisters, Magharamore, Wicklow

Tel: 0404 673 48

Tara Care Centre

5/6 Putland Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Tel: 01 286 3931

Athlunkard House Nursing Home

Athlunkard, Westbury, Co Clare

Tel: 061 345 150

Cahercalla Community Hospital & Hospice

Cahercalla, Ennis, Co Clare

Tel: 065 682 4388

Carrigoran House Nursing Home

Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare

Tel: 061 368 100

Ennis Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Showgrounds Road, Drumbiggle, Ennis, Co Clare.

Tel: 065 682 4262

Kilrush District Hospital

Cooraclare Road, Kilrush, Co Clare

Tel: 065 905 1966

Kilrush Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Riverwood Retirement Village, Kilimer Road, Kilrush, Co Clare Tel: 065 906 2686

Lakes Nursing Home

Hill Road, Killaloe, Co Clare

Tel: 061 375 547

Riverdale House

Blackwater, Ardnacrusha, Co Clare

Tel: 061 340 525

Sancta Maria Nursing Home

Gallows Hill, Cratloe, Co Clare

Tel: 061 357 143

St Dominic Savio

Cahilly, Liscannor, Co Clare

Tel: 065 708 1555

St Theresa’s Nursing Home

Leadmore East, Kilrush, Co Clare

Tel: 065 905 2655

Áras Gaoith Dobhair

Meenanillar, Derrybeg, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 956 0624

Áras Mhic Shuibhne

Mullinasole, Laghey, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 973 4810

Áras Uí Dhomhnaill

Loughnakey, Milford, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 916 3288

Archview Lodge Nursing Home

Drumany, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 912 4676

*p 23

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DONEGAL

Beach Hill Manor Nursing Home (Brindley Manor Group) Lisfannon, Fahan, Buncrana, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 932 0300

Brentwood Manor Nursing Home (Brindley Manor Group) Letterkenny Road, Convoy, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 914 7700

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Brindley Manor Nursing Home (Brindley Manor Group)

Letterkenny Road, Convoy, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 914 7000

Harbour Lights Private Nursing Home

Townasligo, Bruckless, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 973 2020

Hillcrest Nursing Home

Long Lane, Glencar Irish, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 912 2342

Lake House Nursing Home

Port na Blath, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 913 6197

Nazareth House Nursing Home

Fahan, Lifford, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 936 0113

St Eunan’s Nursing & Convalescent Home

Ramelton Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Tel: 074 910 3860

An Teaghlach Uilinn Nursing Home

Kilrainey, Moycullen, Co Galway

Tel: 091 555 444

Áras Chois Fharraige Nursing Home

Park, Spiddal, Co Galway

Tel: 091 553 194

Ballinderry Nursing Home

Ballinderry, Kilconnell, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 090 968 6890

Ballygar Nursing Home

High Street, Ballygar, Co Galway

Tel: 090 662 4818

Brooklodge Nursing Home

Ballyglunin, Tuam, Co Galway

Tel: 093 32 944

Caiseal Geal Nursing Home

School Road, Castlegar, Galway

Tel: 091 757 609

Castleturvin Nursing Home

Athenry, Co Galway

Tel: 091 850 800

Central Park Nursing Home

Clonberne, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 093 452 31

Coral Haven Nursing Home

Headford Road, Galway

Tel: 091 762 800

Corrandulla Residential Nursing Home

“Old Monastery”, Corrandulla, Co Galway

Tel: 091 791 540

Flannery’s Nursing Home

Chapel Road, Abbeyknockmoy, Co Galway

Tel: 093 431 30

Garbally View Nursing Home

Brackernagh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 090 964 2622

Greenpark Nursing Home

Tullinadaly Road, Tuam, Co Galway

Tel: 093 244 10

Hillside Nursing Home

Attidermot, Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 090 967 3996

Holy Family Nursing Home

Magheramore, Killimor, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 090 967 6044

Kilcolgan Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Kilcolgan, Co Galway

Tel: 091 776 446

Kiltormer Private Nursing Home

Kiltormer, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 090 962 7313

Little Flower Nursing Home

Labane, Ardrahan, Co Galway

Tel: 091 635 449

Lough Corrib Nursing Home

Kilbeg, Headford, Co Galway

Tel: 093 357 78

Maryfield Nursing Home

Farnablake, Athenry, Co Galway

Tel: 091 844 833

Mill Race Nursing Home

Bridge Street, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 090 964 6120

Mountbellew Nursing Home

Treanrevagh, Mountbellew, Co Galway

Tel: 090 967 9735

Moycullen Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Ballinahalla, Moycullen, Co Galway

Tel: 091 868 686

Mystical Rose Nursing Home

Knockdoemore, Claregalway, Co Galway

Tel: 091 798 908

Nightingale Nursing Home

Lowville, Ahascragh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 090 968 8095

Owen Riff Nursing Home

Camp Street, Oughterard, Co Galway

Tel: 091 866 946

Portumna Retirement Village

St Brendan’s Road, Portumna, Co Galway

Tel: 090 975 9170

Rosemount House Nursing Home

Church Street, Gort, Co Galway

Tel: 091 631 847

Rushmore Nursing Home

Knocknacarra, Galway

Tel: 091 523 257

St Columba’s Nursing Home

Cloughballymore, Ballinderreen, Co Galway

Tel: 091 796 188

St Davids Retirement Home

Gentian Hill, Knocknacarra, Co Galway

Tel: 091 525 358

St Francis Nursing Home

Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Tel: 094 965 9230

St Joseph’s Care Centre

Presentation Convent, Tuam, Co Galway

Tel: 093 241 11

St Mary’s Residential Care Centre

Shanta Road, Co Galway

Tel: 093 241 11

GALWAY

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Stella Maris Nursing Home

Cummer, Tuam, Co Galway

Tel: 093 419 44

Teach Altranais Charna

Carna, Connemara, Co Galway

Tel: 095 328 54/55

Lough Erril Private Nursing Home

Lough Erril, Mohill, Co Leitrim

Tel: 071 96 31520 / 071 96 32926

Mulross Nursing Home

Kilclare, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim

Tel: 071 964 1165

St Phelim’s Nursing Home

Dromahaire, Co Leitrim

Tel: 071 916 4966

Askeaton, Co Limerick

Tel: 061 601 888

LEITRIM

LIMERICK Abbot Close Nursing Home

Adare & District Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare) Adare Road, Croagh, Co Limerick

Tel: 069 644 43

Ard Na Rí Nursing Home

Holy Cross, Bruff, Co Limerick

Tel: 061 382 286

Beech Lodge Nursing Home

Bruree, Co Limerick

Tel: 063 905 22

Beechwood House Nursing Home

Beechwood Gardens, Newcastlewest, Co Limerick

Tel: 069 624 08

Caherass Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Croom, Co Limerick

Tel: 061 600 930

Cahermoyle House Nursing Home

Ardagh, Co Limerick

Tel: 069 761 05

Catherine McAuley Nursing Home

Old Dominic Street, Limerick

Tel: 061 315 313

Corbally House Nursing Home

Mill Road, Corbally, Co Limerick

Tel: 061 343 267

Good Counsel Nursing Home

Kilmallock Road, Limerick

Tel: 061 416 288

Killeline Nursing Home

Cork Road, Newcastle West, Co Limerick

Tel: 069 220 61

Lir Retirement House

Tournafulla, Co. Limerick

Tel: 069 81188

Maria Goretti Nursing Home

Proonts, Kilmallock, Co Limerick

Tel: 063 989 83

Milford Care Centre

Castletroy, Limerick

Tel: 061 485 800

Park Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Castletroy, Limerick

Tel: 061 332 680

Rosary Hill House Nursing Home

Stradbally, Castleconnell, Limerick

Tel: 061 377 530 / 087 249 3377

Roseville House Nursing Home

Killonan, Ballysimon, Co Limerick

Tel: 061 333 897

St Anthony’s Nursing Home

Kilduff Castle, Pallasgreen, Co Limerick

Tel: 061 384 104

St Catherine’s Nursing Home

Newcastle West, Co Limerick

Tel: 069 614 11

St Gobnait’s Nursing Home

Ballyagran, Co Limerick

Tel: 063 820 65

St Paul’s Nursing Home

Dooradoyle, Limerick

Tel: 061 228 209

Thorpes Nursing Home

Clarina, Co Limerick

Tel: 061 353 007

Abbeybreaffy Nursing Home

Dublin Road, Castlebar, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 902 5029

Ave Maria Nursing Home

Tooreen, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 963 9999

Ballinamore House Nursing Home

Ballinamore, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 938 1919

Blackrocks Nursing Home

The Green, Foxford, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 925 7555

MAYO

Brookvale Manor Nursing Home (Brindley Manor Group) Hazel Hill, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 963 1555

Claremount Nursing Home

Claremount, Claremorris, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 937 3699

Cuan Chaitriona Nursing Home

The Lawn, Castlebar, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 902 1171

Friars Lodge Nursing Home

Convent Road, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 954 2474

Hollymount Private Nursing and Retirement Home

Kilrush, Hollymount, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 954 0232

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Marian House Respite Home

Ballindine, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 936 4101 / 094 936 4949

Moyridge Nursing Home

Ridgepool Road, Ballina, Co Mayo

Tel: 096 218 86

Pilgrim’s Rest Nursing Home

Barley Hill, Westport, Co Mayo

Tel: 098 270 86

Queen of Peace Nursing Home

Churchfield, Knock, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 938 8279

St Anne’s Nursing Home

Sonnagh, Charlestown, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 925 4269

St Attracta’s Nursing Home

Hagfield, Charlestown, Co Mayo

Tel: 094 925 4307

St Brendan’s High Support Unit

Mulranny, Co Mayo

Tel: 098 360 27

Tí Aire Nursing Home

Tallagh Road, Belmullet, Co Mayo

Tel: 097 819 40

Costelloe’s Vale View Nursing Home

Ballyleague, Lanesborough, Co Roscommon

Tel: 043 213 61

Drumderrig Nursing Home

Abbeytown, Boyle, Co Roscommon

Tel: 071 966 2561

Fearna Manor Nursing Home

Tarmon Road, Castlerea, Co Roscommon

Tel: 094 962 0725

Fearna Nursing Home

Bishops Street, Elphin, Co Roscommon

Tel: 071 963 5424

Innis Ree Lodge Nursing Home

Ballyleague, Lanesborough, Co Roscommon

Tel: 043 273 00

Meadowlands Nursing Home

Dunmore Road, Cloonfad, Co Roscommon

Tel: 094 964 6332

Oakwood Nursing Home

Circular Road, Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon

Tel: 094 986 1033

Oakwood Private Nursing Home

Hawthorne Drive, Athlone Road, Roscommon

Tel: 090 663 7090

Shannon Lodge Nursing Home

Roosky, Co Roscommon

Tel: 071 96 58667

Sonas Care Centre & Retirement Village

Cloverhill, Co Roscommon

Tel: 090 662 8882

St Eithne’s Restcare Centre

Corbally, Tulsk, Co Roscommon

Tel: 071 963 9980

Tearmainn Bhríde Nursing Home

Brideswell, Athlone, Co Roscommon

Tel: 090 648 8400

Bailey’s Nursing Home

Ougham House, Mountain Road, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo

Tel: 071 918 5471

Community Nursing Unit

Ballymote, Co Sligo

Tel: 071 918 3195

Nazareth House Nursing Home

Church Hill, Sligo

Tel: 071 916 2278

Sligo Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Ballytivnan, Co Sligo

Tel: 071 914 7955

Sonas Care Centre & Retirement Village

Árd na Gréine, Enniscrone, Co Sligo

Tel: 096 378 40

Summerville Healthcare

Strandhill, Co Sligo

Tel: 071 912 8430

Ardeen Nursing Home

Abbey Road, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0504 220 94

Ashlawn House Nursing Home

Limerick Road, Nenagh, Co Tipperary

Tel: 067 314 33

Bushy Park Nursing Home

Borrisokane, Co Tipperary

Tel: 067 274 42

Milbrae Lodge

Newport, Co Tipperary

Tel: 061 378 933

Mount Carmel Nursing Home

Abbey Street, Roscrea, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0505 210 84

Mount St Benedict’s Nursing Home

Dublin Road, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0504 231 72

ROSCOMMON

SLIGO

TIPPERARY NORTH

Nenagh Manor Nursing Home (Silver Stream Healthcare) Yewstown, Nenagh, Co Tipperary

Tel: 067 346 54

Patterson’s Nursing Home

Lismacken, Roscrea, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0505 431 30

Rivervale Nursing Home

Old Birr Road, Nenagh, Co Tipperary

Tel: 067 504 26

St Jude’s Nursing Home

Carrigeen, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0504 512 93

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY St Kieran’s Nursing Home

Rathcabbin, Roscrea, Co Tipperary

Tel: 057 91 39069

St Theresa’s Nursing Home

Dublin Road, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0504 222 46

Villa Marie Nursing Home

Grange, Templemore Road, Roscrea, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0505 231 97

Beechwood Nursing Home

Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow

Tel: 059 972 2366

Borris Lodge Nursing Home

Borris, Co Carlow

Tel: 059 977 3112

Glendale Nursing Home

Glendale Estate, Tullowphelim, Tullow, Co Carlow

Tel: 059 915 1184

Hillview Nursing Home

Tullow Road, Co Carlow

Tel: 059 913 9407

Riverdale Nursing Home

Ballon, Co Carlow

Tel: 059 915 9299

St. Fiacc’s House

Killeshin Road, Graiguecullen, Co. Carlow

Tel: 059 91 438892

St. Lazerians House

Royal Oak Road, Bagnelstown, Co Carlow

Tel: 059 97 21146

Abbeylands Nursing Home

Carhoo, Kildorrey, Co Cork

Tel: 022 250 90

Amberley Home & Retirement Cottages

Acres, Fermoy, Co Cork

Tel: 025 40 900

Araglen House Nursing & Convalescent Centre

Loumanagh, Boherbue, Co. Cork

Tel: 029 76771

Ardsley Nursing Home

Rocky Road, Farran, Co Cork

Tel: 021 733 1163

Ballincurrig Care Centre

Ballincurrig, Leamlara, Co Cork

Tel: 021 464 2130

Beaumont Residential Care

Woodvale Road, Beaumont, Ballintemple, Cork

Tel: 021 429 2195

Bishopscourt Residential Care

Liskillea, Waterfall, Cork

Tel: 021 488 5833

Blairs Hill Nursing Home

Sundays Well, Cork

Tel: 021 430 4229

Blarney Nursing & Retirement Home

Killowen, Blarney, Co Cork

Tel: 021 438 1631

Bridhaven Nursing Home

Spa Glen, Mallow, Co Cork

Tel: 022 222 05

Brookfield Care Centre

Leamlara, Co Cork

Tel: 021 464 2112

Bushmount Nursing Home

Clonakilty, Co Cork

Tel: 023 883 3991

Cahereen Nursing Home

Codrum, Macroom, Co Cork

Tel: 026 412 80

CareChoice Ballynoe

White’s Cross, Cork

Tel: 021 430 0534

*p 23

CareChoice Clonakilty

Clogheen, Clonakilty, Co Cork

Tel: 023 883 6300

*p 23

CareChoice Macroom

Gurteenroe, Macroom, Co Cork

Tel: 026 423 66

*p 23

CareChoice Montenotte

Middle Glanmire Road, Montenotte, Cork

Tel: 021 486 1777

*p 23

Cobh Community Hospital

Cobh, Co Cork

Tel: 021 481 1345

Conna Nursing Home

Conna, Co Cork

Tel: 058 598 76/88

Corpus Christi Nursing Home

Brigown, Mitchelstown, Co Cork

Tel: 025 848 44

Cramers Court Nursing Home

Belgooly, Co Cork

Tel: 021 477 0721

Darraglynn Nursing Home

Carrigaline Road, Douglas, Cork

Tel: 021 436 4722

Deerpark House Nursing Home

Seafield, Bantry, Co Cork

Tel: 027 527 11

Douglas Nursing Home

Moneygourney, Douglas, Cork

Tel: 021 436 4264

East Ferry House Nursing Home

East Ferry, Midleton, Co Cork

Tel: 021 465 2556/38

Fairfield Nursing Home

Drimoleague, Co Cork

Tel: 028 318 81

■ HSE - SOUTH CARLOW

CORK

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY Glanmire Residential Care Ltd

Glyntown, Glanmire, Co Cork

Tel: 021 482 1500

Glendonagh Residential Home

Dungourney, Co Cork

Tel: 021 466 8327

Grange Con Nursing Home

Coolatanavally, Carrigohane, Co Cork

Tel: 021 438 5479

Haven Bay Care Centre

Ballinacubby, Kinsale, Co Cork

Tel: 021 477 7328

Maryborough Nursing Home

Maryborough Hill, Douglas, Cork

Tel: 021 489 1586

Nazareth House

Dromahane, Mallow, Co Cork

Tel: 022 215 61

Norwood Grange Nursing Home

Ballinora, Waterfall, Cork

Tel: 021 487 3291

Oaklodge Nursing Home

Churchtown South, Cloyne, Co Cork

Tel: 021 464 6080

Padre Pio House Nursing Home

Churchtown, Mallow, Co Cork

Tel: 022 237 89

Padre Pio Nursing Home

Sunnyside, Upper Rochestown, Cork

Tel: 021 484 1595

Powdermills Nursing Home

Gunpowder Mills, Ballincollig, Co Cork

Tel: 021 487 1184

Rosenalee Care Centre Ltd

Poulavone, Ballincollig, Co Cork

Tel: 021 485 0930

Skibbereen Residential Care Centre

Baltimore Road, Skibbereen, Co Cork

Tel: 028 236 17

St Joseph’s Hospital

Bon Secours Care Village, Mount Desert, Lee Road, Cork Tel: 021 454 1566

St Luke’s Home

Castle Road, Mahon, Blackrock, Cork

Tel: 021 435 9444

St Martha’s Nursing Home

Clybee, Love Lane, Charleville, Co Cork

Tel: 063 307 50

St Patricks Hospital Cork

Curraheen Rd, Co Cork

Tel: 021 450 1201

Strawhall Nursing Home

Strawhall, Fermoy, Co Cork

Tel: 025 316 78

Teach Altra Nursing Home

Scarteen, Newmarket, Co Cork

Tel: 029 611 66

Upton House Nursing Home

Inishannon, Co Cork

Tel: 021 477 5424

Windmill House Nursing Home

Churchtown, Mallow, Co Cork

Tel: 022 590 67/75

Youghal & District Nursing Home

Gortroe, Youghal, Co Cork

Tel: 024 902 80

Áras Mhuire Nursing Home

Greenville, Listowel, Co Kerry

Tel: 068 214 70

Ashborough Lodge

Lyre Road, Milltown, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 976 5100

Cuil Didin Nursing & Residential Care Centre

Skahanagh, Tralee, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 711 9090

Heatherlea Nursing Home

Lawlors Cross, Killarney, Co Kerry

Tel: 064 663 3944

Kenmare Nursing Home

Tír na nÓg, Killaha East, Kenmare, Co Kerry

Tel: 064 664 1315

Kilcara House Nursing Home

Duagh, Listowel, Co Kerry

Tel: 068 453 77

Killarney Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Rock Road, Killarney, Co Kerry

Tel: 1800 203 213

Lystoll Lodge Nursing Home

Skehenerin, Listowel, Co Kerry

Tel: 068 242 48

Oaklands Nursing Home

Derry, Listowel, Co Kerry

Tel: 068 211 73

Ocean View Nursing Home

Camp, Tralee, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 713 0267

Our Lady of Fatima Home

Oakpark, Tralee, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 712 5900

Our Lady of Lourdes Care Facility

Kilcummin, Killarney, Co Kerry

Tel: 064 664 3012

Riverside Nursing Home

Milltown, Abbeydorney, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 713 5210

St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Derrymore East, Tralee, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 713 0134

St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Killorglin, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 976 1124

St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Killowen, Kenmare, Co Kerry

Tel: 064 664 1100

St Louis Nursing Home

Clonmore, Tralee, Co Kerry

Tel: 066 712 1891

Woodview Nursing Home

Woodview, Lixnaw, Co Kerry

Tel: 068 401 49

Valentia Hospita

Valentia Island, Co Cork

Tel: 066 947 6415

*p 23

KERRY

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY

KILKENNY Archersrath Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Archersrath, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 779 0137

Brookhaven Nursing Home

Donoughmore, Ballyragget, Co Kilkenny

Tel: 056 883 0777

Drakelands House Nursing Home

Drakelands, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 777 0925

Gahan House

Graiguenamanagh , Co Kilkenny

Tel: 059 972 4404

Gowran Abbey Nursing Home

Gowran, Co Kilkenny

Tel: 056 772 6500

Mooncoin Residential Care Centre

Pollrone, Mooncoin, Co Kilkenny

Tel: 051 896 884

Mount Carmel Supported Care Home

Prologue, Callen, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 056 772 5301

O’Gorman House

Castle Street, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 056 883 3377

Sacred Heart Nursing Home

Crosspatrick, Johnstown, Co Kilkenny

Tel: 056 883 1318

St. Canice’s Parish Homes for the Elderly

Troys Court, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 776 3117

St Catherine’s Nursing Home

Freshford, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 883 2432

St Joseph’s Supported Care Home

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 056 772 4440

Strathmore Lodge Nursing Home

Callan, Co Kilkenny

Tel: 056 775 5515

Acorn Lodge Nursing Home

Ballykelly, Cashel, Co Tipperary

Tel: 062 642 44

Bailey House Nursing Home

Bailey Street, Killenaule, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Tel: 052 562 89

Bramleigh Lodge Nursing Home

Cashel Road, Cahir, Co Tipperary

Tel: 052 421 29

Cluain Arann Welfare Home

Avondale Crescent, Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary

Tel: 062 521 86

Cottage Nursing Home

70 Irishtown, Clonmel, Co Tipperary

Tel: 052 226 05

Deerpark Nursing Home

Shronell, Lattin, Co Tipperary

Tel: 062 55 121

Greenhill Nursing Home

Waterford Road, Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary

Tel: 051 642 700

Padre Pio Nursing Home

Graiguenoe, Holycross, Co Tipperary

Tel: 0504 431 10

Rathkeevan Nursing Home

Cahir Road, Clonmel, Co Tipperary

Tel: 052 828 62

Sacre Coeur Nursing Home

Station Road, Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary

Tel: 062 511 57

St Martha’s Nursing Home

Glenswilly House, Cappauniac, Cahir, Co Tipperary

Tel: 052 418 95

St Theresa’s Nursing Home

Friar Street, Cashel, Co Tipperary

Tel: 062 614 77

Willowbrook Lodge Nursing Home

Mocklershill, Fethard, Co Tipperary

Tel: 062 615 60

Woodlands Nursing Home

Dundrum, Co Tipperary

Tel: 062 713 35

CareChoice Dungarvan

The Burgery, Dungarvan, Co Waterford

Tel: 058 402 00

Havenwood Nursing Care Facility

Bishopscourt, Ballygunner, Co Waterford

Tel: 051 303 800

Killure Bridge Nursing Home

Airport Road, Waterford

Tel: 051 870 055

Maypark Nursing Home

Maypark House, Maypark Lane, Waterford

Tel: 051 874 340

Padre Pio Rest Home

Cappoquin, Co Waterford

Tel: 058 541 17

Rockshire Care Centre

Rockshire Road, Ferrybank, Co. Waterford

Tel: 051 831108

St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Abbey Road, Ferrybank, Waterford

Tel: 051 374 481

Waterford Nursing Home (Mowlam Healthcare)

Ballinakill Downs, Dunmore Road, Waterford

Tel: 051 820 233

TIPPERARY SOUTH

WATERFORD *p 23

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NURSING HOMES: A LISTING BY HSE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA AND BY COUNTY

WEXFORD Carlford Nursing Home

Clonroche, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 92 44366

Castlegardens Nurisng Home

Drumgoold, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Tel: 053 923 5566

Cherryfield Nursing Home

The Laurels, Ballygarret, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 94 27286

Cherrygrove Nursing Home

Priesthaggard, Campile, Co Wexford

Tel: 051 388 060

Kerlogue Nursing Home

Rosslare Road, Kerlogue, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 91 70400

Knockeen Nursing Home

Knockeen, Barntown, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 91 34600

Lawson House Nursing Home

Knockrathkyle, Glenbrien, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 92 33945

Middletown House Nursing Home

Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 94 25451

Millhouse Care Centre

Newtown Commons, New Ross, Co Wexford

Tel: 051 447 200

Moyne Nursing Home

The Moyne, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 92 35354

Oakfield Nursing Home

Courtown, Gorey, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 94 25679

Ros Aoibhinn Nursing Home

Drumderry, Bunclody, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 93 77850

Valentia House Nursing Home

Camolin, Co Wexford

Tel: 053 93 83125

This listing is based on information provided by the HSE and HIQA. The publisher cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions, although every effort has been made to ensure that all information is correct before printing.

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NURSING HOMES: DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS Borohard, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Sally Park Nursing Home

tel: 045 431 959 045 431 436 045 431 728 fax: 045 435 899

willowbrookhome@eircom.net

Proprietor: Mr. Liam Tedford

Sally Park Nursing Home is a Georgian building set in extensive mature gardens with panoramic views of the Dublin Mountains. o o o o o o o o o o

21 en-suite rooms 4 single rooms 8 shared rooms Bedrooms have TV & telephone points 3 large sitting rooms Luxurious dining room 24 hour medical and nursing care Special diets catered for Bingo, bridge, light exercise classes, musical evenings Open visiting hours, except meal times

Where residents’ choices truly matter CareChoice Montenotte Ltd. CareChoice Ballynoe Ltd. CareChoice Macroom Ltd. CareChoice Dungarvan Ltd. CareChoice Clonakilty Ltd.

Tel: 021 486 1777 Tel: 021 430 0534 Tel: 026 423 66 Tel: 058 402 00 Tel: 023 883 6300

email: info@carechoice.ie www.carechoice.ie

Physiotherapist, chiropodist, occupational therapist, hairdresser and house doctor are also available.

ATLANTA HOUSE NURSING HOME

Sally Park Close, Firhouse, Templeogue, Dublin 24. Contacts: Simon, Vera or John Brady Tel: (01) 452 6482 Fax: (01) 452 6369

Sidmonton Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow Tel: (01) 286 0398/0253 Fax: (01) 286 1947 Email: atlantanursing@eircom.net

www.atlantanursinghome.ie St. Mary’s Centre, under the auspices of the Sisters of Charity is a healthcare facility for elderly blind and visually impaired females, comprising a Nursing Home, a Residential Care Facility, individual apartments and shared housing

H.I.Q.A. registered

MISSION STATEMENT Our Mission is to provide a homely caring environment, encouraging independence as far as possible for those in our care. In keeping with the mission and philosophy statement we aim to serve our residents with human dignity, compassion, justice, quality and advocacy, ever mindful of their cultural needs and religious practices. It is our objective to provide the highest standard of care in co-operation with our staff and others who assist us in carrying out our duties.

• Purpose built Nursing Home • • 24 hour Nursing Care • • Long & short-term care provided •

Teach Altra Scarteen Newmarket Co. Cork Tel: 029 61166 Fax: 029 61167 Email: teachaltra@eircom.net

AG Education Services Ltd We have enjoyed publishing this edition of the Nursing Home Directory 2012/13 The team at AG Education Services would welcome any comments on this year’s publication or recommendations for future editions. AG Education Services Ltd Suite 3 Anglesea House 63 Carysfort Avenue Blackrock Co. Dublin

T: +353 1 400 3603 F: +353 1 400 3691 E: info@agservicesgroup.com W: www.agservicesgroup.com W: www.nursinghomesireland.ie

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Health Service Executive

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Department of Health and Children

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HIQA Inspection of Nursing Homes

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HIQA Inspection & Registration of Nursing Homes: FAQ

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Nursing Homes Support Scheme - A Fair Deal

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HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE

HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE www.hse.ie Head Office: Oak House, Limetree Avenue, Millennium Park, Naas, Co. Kildare Callsave: 1850 24 1850 Email: info@hse.ie

Introduction The core purpose of our health system is to: ■

Keep people healthy

Deliver safe healthcare and better outcomes

Provide the healthcare people need

Achieve best value from healthcare system resources

In March 2011, the Government published its Programme for Government which detailed its intentions to introduce significant and far reaching reform measures. Under this extensive and ambitious programme, a universal single-tier health service, guaranteeing access to medical care based on need, and not income, will be available. It is the Government’s intention that, by 2016, a system of Universal Health Insurance (UHI) will be introduced, which will provide guaranteed access to care for all. These far reaching changes require a major overhaul of existing legislation and will take some time to implement. The timeframes for achieving UHI are set out in the Programme for Government and Government for National Recovery 2011-2016. During 2011, the HSE worked with Government to begin to lay the foundations for this major health reform programme. We are committed to continuing this work to modernise, streamline, and reorganise health services to ensure that patient centred, accessible, affordable and sustainable services are available to the whole population. The HSE’s main objective in 2011 was to continue to deliver services to our patients and clients with minimum disruption. The model of service that we deliver is based on all services, community and hospital, being linked to local populations with effective integration arrangements at all levels. Patients requiring a routine, straightforward level of care can be safely provided with treatment delivered at home or as close to home as possible. The minority of patients who require more complex or critical care are safely managed in a designated acute centre, where the relevant clinical expertise is concentrated so that consultant-led high-quality care is available. Our services are organised into four regions within a national framework. The regions are subdivided into 17 areas with acute and community services delivered to a defined population.

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION More complex care is delivered through national models based on international best practice, for example cancer services.

Providing Health and Personal Social Services Services in the community include: ■

Health promotion, prevention, and protection services

Primary and community care services

Services for children and families

Services for older people

Services for persons with disabilities

Mental health services

Palliative care services

Services for persons with chronic illness

Oral health and audiology services

Environmental health services

Social inclusion services

Civil registration services

Services are also provided by independent contractors (such as GPs, pharmacists, optometrists, dentists), non-statutory, voluntary, and community groups on behalf of the HSE. In our hospitals: Acute services were delivered through 49 acute hospitals in 2011. These hospitals provide a comprehensive range of assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation services on a regional, an extended regional (supra-regional), or national basis. More complex procedures are provided in supra-regional centres, including neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, complex cancer treatments, and radiotherapy. Designated national specialist services incorporate areas of care such as organ transplantation, spinal injuries, paediatric cardiac services, and medical genetics. In addition, there are a number of arrangements in place with other service providers in Ireland for the delivery of specific services, such as renal dialysis and radiotherapy. Hospitals also play a key role in undergraduate and postgraduate training, the education of medical and health service professionals, and essential clinical and related research with universities.

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Administrative Areas of the HSE The four administrative areas of the HSE are: HSE Dublin North-East, covering Dublin North, Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan. HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster, covering

HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster Local Health Offices Dun Laoghaire Local Health Office Tivoli Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin Tel: 01 284 3579

Dublin South, Wicklow, Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath.

Dublin South East Local Health Office

HSE South, covering Kerry, Cork,

Vergemount Hall, Clonskeagh, Dublin 6

Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny

Tel: 01 268 0300

and Tipperary South. HSE West, covering Limerick, Tipperary North, Clare, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Leitrim and Donegal.

Dublin South City Local Health Office Carnegie Centre, 21-25 Lord Edward Street, Dublin 8 Tel: 01 648 6500 Dublin South West Local Health Office

HSE Dublin North-East Local Health Offices

Old County Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12 Tel: 01 415 4700

North West Dublin Local Health Office

Dublin West Local Health Office

Rathdown Road, Dublin 7

Cherry Orchard Hospital, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10

Tel: 01 882 5000

Tel: 01 620 6300

North Central Dublin Local Health Office

Kildare/West Wicklow Local Health Office

Civic Centre, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11

St. Marys, Craddockstown Road, Naas, Co. Kildare

Tel: 01 846 7000

Tel: 045 876 001

North Dublin Local Health Office

Wicklow Local Health Office

Cromcastle Road, Coolock, Dublin 5

Glenside Road, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow

Tel: 01 816 4200

Tel: 0404 68400

Cavan/Monaghan Local Health Offices

Laois/Offaly Local Health Offices

Cavan: Community Care Offices

Laois: Health Centre

Lisdaran, Cavan

Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Tel: 049 436 1822

Tel: 057 862 1135

Monaghan: Community Care Offices

Offaly: Health Centre

Rooskey, Monaghan

Arden Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Tel: 047 30400

Tel: 057 934 1301

Louth Local Health Office Community Care Offices, Dublin Road, Dundalk,

Longford/Westmeath Local Health Offices

Co. Louth

Longford: Health Centre, Dublin Road, Longford

Tel: 042 933 2287

Tel: 043 33 50169

Meath Local Health Office

Westmeath: Health Centre, Longford Road, Mullingar

Community Care Offices, County Clinic, Navan,

Tel: 044 93 95039

Co. Meath Tel: 046 902 1595

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION HSE South Local Health Offices South Lee Local Health Office Abbeycourt House, George's Quay, Cork Tel: 021 496 5511

Donegal Local Health Office Community Services Office, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal Tel: 074 913 1391

North Lee Local Health Office Abbeycourt House, George's Quay, Cork Tel: 021 496 5511

Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan Local Health Office Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim Tel: 071 982 0524

West Cork Local Health Office Coolnagarrane, Skibbereen, Co. Cork Tel: 028 40476 North Cork Local Health Office Gouldshill House, Mallow, Co. Cork Tel: 022 30200 Carlow/Kilkenny Local Health Offices Carlow: Community Care Offices Athy Road, Carlow Tel: 059 913 6520 Kilkenny: Community Care Offices James’s Green, Kilkenny Tel: 056 778 4600 South Tipperary Local Health Office Community Care Services, Western Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary Tel: 052 77000 Waterford Local Health Office Community Care Centre, Cork Road, Waterford Tel: 051 842 800 Wexford Local Health Office George’s Street, Wexford Tel: 053 23522 Kerry Local Health Office 18-20 Denny Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry Tel: 066 712 1566

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Roscommon Local Health Office Community Care Services, Lanesboro Road, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon Tel: 090 663 7500 Mayo Local Health Office County Clinic, Castlebar, Co. Mayo Tel: 094 223 33 Galway Local Health Office Community Care Services, 25 Newcastle Road, Galway Tel: 091 523 122 Clare Local Health Office Community Care Office, Tobartaoscain, Ennis, Co. Clare Tel: 065 686 8090 North Tipperary/East Limerick Local Health Offices Tipperary: Civic Office, Limerick Road, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary Tel: 067 46600 Limerick: Community Care Services, Ballycummin Avenue, Raheen Business Park, Raheen, Co. Limerick Tel: 053 23522


ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Department of Health Hawkins House, Hawkins St., Dublin 2 Tel: 01 635 4000 Fax: 01 635 4001

About the Department of Health The Government, the Minister for Health and the Department of Health are at the head of health service provision in Ireland. The Department's mission is: ■

Customer Service Email:

promotes better health for everyone, fair access, responsive and appropriate

info@health.gov.ie Website: www.dohc.ie Ministers:

care delivery, and high performance. The Department’s role is to support the Minister and the Government by: ■

advising on the strategic development of the health system including policy and legislation;

Dr. James Reilly TD – Minister for Health & Children

to improve the health and well-being of people in Ireland in a manner that

supporting their parliamentary, statutory and international functions;

evaluating the performance of the health and social services; and

working with other sectors to enhance people’s health and well-being.

Ms. Frances Fitzgerald TD – Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Ms Roisin Shortall TD – Minister for State with responsibility for Primary Care

Information on all aspects of civil and social rights and entitlements in Ireland, including

Ms. Kathleen Lynch TD –

health-related matters, can be obtained from the website www.citizensinformation.ie,

Minister for State at the Department of

an egovernment website developed and maintained by the Citizens Information Board.

Health and Department of Justice, Equality

If you do not have access to the internet, this information can be obtained from your

and Defence with responsibility for Disability, Equality, Mental Health and

local Citizens Information Centre (a branch is available in all main towns) or by phone through the Citizens Information Phone Service, LoCall 1890 777 121, Monday to Friday, 9am – 9pm.

Older People.

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HIQA INSPECTION of Nursing Homes

In 2012, the Health Information and Quality Authority concluded its first three-year cycle of registration of residential centres for dependent persons in Ireland. Since 2009, the Authority (HIQA) has been responsible for the registration and inspection of all residential care services for older people in Ireland. All residential care services for older people, including HSE-run centres, private and voluntary nursing homes are subject to registration and inspection. Nursing homes are being inspected by HIQA against the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland, and regulated under the Health Act 2007, to see if they are safe and whether the residents are cared for properly. The standards, which were mandated by the Minister for Health in Children in March 2009, were developed by the Authority in consultation with a wide variety of people. They place the resident at the centre of the process. The standards work on the basis that the centre is the person’s home. Areas covered by the standards include:

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The rights of older people ■

Your consent to treatment and care must be obtained in accordance with legislation and current best practice guidelines.

Your privacy and dignity must be respected.

You are entitled to a written contract/statement of terms and conditions with the registered provider of the residential care setting.

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Health and social care needs ■

Your needs will be assessed prior to moving into the residential care setting.

You will have a full assessment upon admission.

You will have further assessments as required as your needs and circumstances change during your period in residence.

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Quality of life ■

You can exercise choice and control over your life and you will have a lifestyle in the residential care setting that matches, as far as possible, your previous routines, expectations and preferences.

You will receive a nutritious and varied diet in pleasant surroundings at times convenient to you.

You will maintain contact with your family, friends, representatives and the local community in accordance with your wishes.

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Staffing ■

Staff will be hired in accordance with best recruitment practices.

There will be sufficient numbers of appropriately skilled and qualified staff to ensure that services are delivered in accordance with these standards and the needs of all the residents.

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The care environment ■

The location and layout of the residential care setting will be suitable for its stated purpose.

It must be accessible, safe, hygienic, spacious and well-maintained and meet the individual and collective needs of the residents in a comfortable and homely way.

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Management and governance ■

The residential care setting must be managed by a suitably qualified and experienced nurse(s) or, in certain circumstances, a doctor with authority, accountability and responsibility for the provision of the service.

The continued viability of the residential care setting is assured through suitable accounting and financial procedures.

Under the new regime, services will only be allowed to operate if they are registered by the Authority and they will be inspected regularly to ensure they maintain a high level of care. The Authority began inspecting residential services in 2009 and the first full registration cycle involved over 560 centres. The inspections take the form of both announced and unannounced visits, and these can happen by day and also in the evenings, at weekends and at night. The registration and inspection process is completely independent and reports will be published after every inspection, other than when the Authority is actively taking necessary legal steps to protect residents. These are available on the Health Information and Quality Authority’s website (www.hiqa.ie). These inspection reports provide information to the residents themselves, their families and the general public about the standards of care in individual centres.

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HIQA INSPECTION & REGISTRATION OF NURSING HOMES Frequently Asked Questions

Below, HIQA answers some of the most common questions asked by nursing home residents, their families and the public about the new inspection and registration process. Q 1. What is the inspection and registration of nursing homes about? The Health Information and Quality Authority is responsible for the registration and inspection of all public and private nursing homes and residential care services for older people and dependent persons. We register and inspect to see if nursing homes are safe and that residents are being cared for properly. HSE-run centres, as well as private and voluntary nursing homes are subject to independent registration and inspection.

Q 2. Do all nursing homes now have to be registered? Yes. By law, all nursing home services in the public, private and voluntary sectors have to be registered (to ensure they are able to provide such services in the first instance) and inspected (in order to ensure they are maintaining standards required to operate and are continuously upholding high standards) by the Health Information and Quality Authority.

Q 3. Why are you conducting inspections? Inspections occur to check that residents in nursing homes are safe and are well looked after. Inspections also provide information to residents, their families, and the general public about the standards of care in individual nursing homes. The aim of inspection is to make sure that poor services are not allowed to operate, and to support those nursing homes that provide good, person-centred care.

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Q 4. Are there standards of care that homes should comply with? Yes. The Health Information and Quality Authority has developed specific standards for the operation of nursing homes in consultation with those who use services and those who provide them. These are called the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland, and they have been mandated by the Minister for Health and Children. We inspect against these standards and against regulations set by the Department of Health and Children.

Q 5. Who will carry out the inspections? Inspections are carried out by inspectors from the Health Information and Quality Authority. All inspectors are fully trained staff of the Authority and have a wide range of relevant professional experience.

Q 6. How will your inspections be carried out? Inspections are announced or unannounced and can take place during the day or night. Inspectors talk with managers, staff and interested people and also talk with residents (residents who do not wish to speak to inspectors do not have to) and their families. Inspectors focus on the experience of the resident living in the nursing home and what it is like to live there. An inspection report will be produced by the Authority after each inspection.

Q 7. Is the inspection process totally independent of the Health Service Executive and private nursing home operators? Yes, inspectors report to the Chief Inspector of Social Services within the Health Information and Quality Authority.

Q 8. What kind of information will be contained in inspection reports? Inspection reports give factual information and highlight where standards of care are well met, as well as where improvements are required. They are published on the Authority’s website. Inspection reports give the residential care centre’s location, and outline the number of places there and general facilities. They also outline the findings of the inspection and comment on all areas of the service. Any necessary actions required on the part of the provider are clearly indicated in the report. The reports fairly reflect all aspects of the service that is being provided. These inspection reports provide information to the residents themselves, their families and the general public about the standards of care in individual centres.

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Q 9. Will I be able to read your inspection reports? Inspection reports are published on the Health Information and Quality Authority’s website, www. hiqa.ie. They will be published shortly after each inspection.

Q 10. What actions can be taken if a nursing home is not meeting your standards or the regulations? As outlined in the Health Act 2007, we have the power to seek legal enforcement of our recommendations and sanctions in the event of non-compliance. Actions which can be taken in the interests of the residents living in the nursing home include:

requiring that changes to the service be made and then checking that these improvements are carried out

changing the operating conditions of that centre (the number, type or category of resident they may accommodate)

prosecuting for offences under the Health Act 2007, such as failing to comply with a condition of registration

cancelling registration of a centre - so it will no longer be able to operate.

If inspectors come across a situation which poses an urgent risk to residents, which the owner is unwilling or unable to correct urgently, the Authority can take emergency action to address the situation. Every effort will be made to ensure residents of nursing homes are not inconvenienced. However, if a nursing home does not comply with laws, arrangements may have to be made for residents to be moved to a different nursing home, which does comply with these laws and provides safe quality care.

The above information has been supplied by the Health Information and Quality Authority. For further information, see the website www.hiqa.ie.

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NURSING HOMES SUPPORT SCHEME A Fair Deal The Nursing Homes Support Scheme, A Fair Deal, began on the 27th October 2009. From that date onwards, people may apply to the HSE for the new scheme. The Nursing Homes Support Scheme is the single funded means of accessing long-term nursing home care for new entrants. Full details of the new scheme are given below.

1. Introduction The Nursing Homes Support Scheme is a new scheme of financial support for people who need long-term nursing home care. It replaces the Subvention Scheme which has been in existence since 1993. Under the Nursing Homes Support Scheme, you will make a contribution towards the cost of your care and the State will pay the balance. This applies whether the nursing home is public, private or voluntary. The scheme has a number of steps and these are set out below. Please note that if you are resident in a nursing home before the new scheme starts, you should read section 10 of this information carefully.

2. Applying for the Scheme In order to apply for the scheme you must be ordinarily resident in Ireland. Ordinarily resident means that you have been living in Ireland for at least a year or that you intend to live in Ireland for at least a year. Applications are made to your local Nursing Home Support Office on the standard application form. There are three steps to the application process. Step 1 is an application for a Care Needs Assessment. The Care Needs Assessment identifies whether or not you need long-term nursing home care. Step 2 is an application for State Support. This will be used to complete the Financial Assessment which determines your contribution to your care and your corresponding level of financial assistance (‘State support’). Steps 1 and 2 must be completed by all applicants (if you are resident in a nursing home before the scheme starts please see section 10 for further information).

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION Step 3 is an optional step which should be completed if you wish to apply for the Nursing Home Loan (this is termed ‘Ancillary State support’ in the legislation). The loan is explained in section 5. The application form should be completed and signed by the person applying for nursing home care. However, in certain cases, another person may apply on their behalf as explained below. ROLE OF THE SPECIFIED PERSON Where a person may need care, and because of ill-health, a physical disability or a mental condition, is unable to make an application for a care needs assessment, a specified person may apply for a care needs assessment on their behalf. Where a person has reduced ability to make decisions (i.e. diminished mental capacity), the specified person may also make the application for State support on their behalf. A specified person is: a)

If you are a ward of court, your Committee,

b)

A person appointed under a valid, registered Enduring Power of Attorney who is not restricted from applying for the scheme,

c)

A care representative appointed under the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act (see section 6),

d)

Your spouse or partner,

e)

A relative of yours who is 18 years of age or over,

f)

A next friend appointed by a court,

g)

Your legal representative, or

h)

A registered medical practitioner, nurse or social worker.

The people listed at (a)-(c) have first priority over those listed at (d)-(h). This means that they have the right to act as a specified person ahead of the other categories. However, the people listed at (a)-(c) may consent in writing to a person with lesser priority acting as the specified person. Where a person has reduced ability to make decisions and wishes to apply for the Nursing Home Loan, only the people listed at (a)-(c) above may make the application (see section 6 for further information).

3. Care Needs Assessment The Care Needs Assessment identifies whether or not you need long-term nursing home care. Its purpose is to ensure that long-term nursing home care is necessary and is the right choice for you. The assessment will consider whether you can be supported to continue living at home or whether long-term nursing home care is more appropriate. The Care Needs Assessment will be carried out by appropriate healthcare professionals, for example, a nurse etc., appointed by the HSE. An assessment may be completed at any time in a hospital or a community setting such as your own home. The assessment will include consideration of the following: ■

your ability to carry out the activities of daily living, e.g. bathing, shopping, dressing and moving around,

the medical, health and personal social services being provided to you or available

the family and community support available to you, and

your wishes and preferences.

to you both at the time of the carrying out of the assessment and generally,

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION Please note that the assessment may include a physical examination by a healthcare professional. The results of the Care Needs Assessment will be submitted to the HSE in the form of a Report. Based on the Report, the HSE must decide whether or not long-term nursing home care is the most appropriate option. Once a decision is made, you will be notified, in writing, within 10 working days. You will be given a copy of the Report and the reasons for the decision. You must be assessed as needing nursing home care in order to be eligible for either State support or the Nursing Home Loan.

4. Financial Assessment The Financial Assessment looks at your income and assets in order to work out what your contribution to care will be. The HSE will then pay the balance of your cost of care. For example, if the cost of your care was €1,000 and your weekly contribution was €300, the HSE will pay the weekly balance of €700. This payment by the HSE is called State support. The Financial Assessment looks at all of your income and assets. INCOME AND ASSETS Income includes any earnings, pension income, social welfare benefits/allowances, rental income, income from holding an office or directorship, income from fees, commissions, dividends or interest, or any income which you have deprived yourself of in the 5 years leading up to your application. Broadly speaking, an asset is any material property or wealth, including property or wealth outside of the State. Within the legislation, assets are divided into two distinct categories, namely Cash Assets and Relevant Assets. Cash assets include savings, stocks, shares and securities. Relevant assets include all forms of property other than cash assets, for example a person’s principal residence or land. In both cases, the assessment will also look at assets which you have deprived yourself of in the 5 years leading up to your application. Full definitions of income and assets are contained in the application form for the scheme. If you are a member of a couple, the assessment will be based on half of the couple’s combined income and assets. For example, if a couple’s income was €600 per week, the assessment of the person needing care would be based on 50% of €600, or €300. In other words, the person needing care would be considered to have a total income of €300 per week. A couple is defined as (a) a married couple who are living together or as (b) a heterosexual or same sex couple who are cohabiting as life partners for at least three years. The assessment will not take into account the income of other relatives such as your children.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO CARE Having looked at your income and assets, the Financial Assessment will work out your contribution to care. You will contribute 80% of your assessable income and 5% of the value of any assets per annum. However, the first €36,000 of your assets, or €72,000 for a couple, will not be counted at all in the financial assessment. Where your assets include land and property, the 5% contribution based on such assets may be deferred and collected from your estate. This is an optional Nursing Home Loan element of the scheme which is legally referred to as ‘Ancillary State support’ (see section 5 overleaf).

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION Your principal residence will only be included in the financial assessment for the first 3 years of your time in care. This is known as the 15% or ‘three year’ cap. It means that you will pay a 5% contribution based on your principal residence for a maximum of three years regardless of the time you spend in nursing home care. After 3 years, even if you are still getting long-term nursing home care, you will not pay any further contribution based on the principal residence. This ‘three year’ cap applies regardless of whether you choose to opt for the loan or not (see section 5). The ‘three year’ cap will also extend to farms and businesses in circumstances where: i.

the person has suffered a sudden illness or disability which causes them to need longterm nursing home care, and

ii.

the person or their partner was actively engaged in the daily management of the farm or business up until the time of the sudden illness or disability, and

iii.

a family successor certifies that he or she will continue the management of the farm or business.

This measure is intended to ensure the financial sustainability of family farms and businesses in cases where a person suffered a sudden illness and did not have an opportunity to put appropriate succession arrangements in place. Finally, there are important safeguards built in to the Financial Assessment which are worth noting. ■

Nobody will pay more than the actual cost of care.

You will keep a personal allowance of 20% of your income or 20% of the

If you have a spouse/partner remaining at home, he/she will be left with 50%

maximum rate of the State Pension (non-Contributory), whichever is the greater. of the couple’s income or the maximum rate of the State Pension (nonContributory), whichever is the greater.

5. Nursing Home Loan (‘Ancillary State Support’) As outlined above, where your assets include land and property, the 5% contribution based on such assets may be deferred. This means that you do not have to find the money to pay this contribution during your lifetime. Instead, if approved, the HSE will pay the money to the nursing home on your behalf and it will be collected after your death. This is an optional benefit of the scheme. It is effectively a loan advanced by the State which can be repaid at any time but will ultimately fall due for repayment upon your death. Its purpose is to ensure that you do not have to sell assets such as your house during your lifetime. The legal term for the Nursing Home Loan is ‘Ancillary State support’. You may choose to apply for this element of the scheme at the date of initial application or at any stage while resident in the nursing home. In order to apply for the Nursing Home Loan you must provide written consent to having a Charging Order registered against your asset. If you are part of a couple, your spouse/partner must also provide written consent. The Charging Order is a simple type of mortgage which secures the money loaned by the HSE. Subject to your consent, the HSE is responsible for making the Charging Order, registering it against your asset and making Nursing Home Loan payments on your behalf. You will not need to do anything (although the HSE may need to check with you about the information in your application). If a person does not have the capacity to consent to the Nursing Home Loan and the Charging Order, a Care Representative will need to be appointed to act on his/her behalf (see section 6 across). The repayment of the Nursing Home Loan is dealt with in section 9.

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6. Care Representative ROLE OF A CARE REPRESENTATIVE A Care Representative is only required where a person has reduced capacity to make certain decisions (i.e. diminished mental capacity) and wishes to apply for the Nursing Home Loan. The Care Representative is appointed by the Circuit Court. Their role is to act on behalf of the person in respect of the Nursing Homes Support Scheme and especially in respect of the Nursing Home Loan. They can also act on behalf of the person in relation to making an application for a Care Needs Assessment, State support, or any other matter relating to the scheme. The list of people who can apply to be a Care Representative is set out below. PERSONS WHO CAN APPLY FOR APPOINTMENT AS A CARE REPRESENTATIVE The following persons, in order of priority, may apply to be appointed as a Care Representative once they are 18 years of age or over: 1.

Your spouse/partner,

2.

Your parent,

3.

Your child,

4.

Your brother or sister (whether of the whole or half blood),

5.

Your niece or nephew,

6.

Your grandchild,

7.

Your grandparent,

8.

Your aunt or uncle,

9.

A person who appears to the court to have a good and sufficient interest in your welfare, other than: â–  â– 

the owner of a nursing home in which you reside or are likely to reside, or a medical practitioner who examined you and prepared a report for the Court in relation to your capacity.

A person is considered to be of diminished mental capacity if, in relation to a decision on applying for the Nursing Home Loan and consenting to the Charging Order, he or she is unable: a)

to understand the information relevant to the decision,

b)

to retain that information,

c)

to use or weigh that information as part of the process of making the decision, or

d)

to communicate his or her decision (whether by talking, using sign language, communicating through a third party or any other means).

Two reports from two separate registered medical practitioners are required by the Court as evidence that a person is of diminished mental capacity. PROCEDURE FOR APPOINTMENT AS A CARE REPRESENTATIVE The application for appointment must be made to the County Registrar in any county in the Circuit in which the person requiring a care representative now lives or in which he or she has lived at any time during the past three years. In order to make an application, the following documents must be lodged with the Circuit Court Office for the county in which the application is being made. These are as follows:

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A document called a Notice of Motion which must be addressed to the County Registrar

A sworn statement called an Affidavit setting out the reasons for the application; the affidavit should be sworn before a Commissioner for Oaths or a practising solicitor

The two Medical Reports mentioned above, which must be exhibited to (i.e. attached to) the affidavit prior to the swearing

Any Consents in writing to the application received from persons with an equal or greater priority to be appointed as care representative (please see order of priority listed on page 45), which must also be exhibited to (i.e. attached to) the affidavit prior to the swearing.

Templates of these documents are available on the Courts Service website (www.courts.ie). Firstly, all the documents (the Notice of Motion, the Affidavit, the attached Medical Reports and Consents) should be lodged together in the Circuit Court Office and this can be done either in person or by post. The Notice of Motion and the Affidavit must be stamped in advance with the appropriate stamp duty. Information on stamp duty is available on the Courts Service website. When the documents are received by the Circuit Court Office, the application shall be listed before the County Registrar. Secondly, the person making the application must also serve a copy of the Notice of Motion, together with a copy of the Affidavit and the attached Medical Reports, on the person in respect of whom the application is being made as well as on every person with an equal or greater priority to apply for appointment to be the care representative. The documents must be served personally on the person in respect of whom the application is being made. In every other case they may be served personally or by registered post. Please note that you do not need to serve copies of the documents on every person with an equal or greater priority if the person has already consented in writing to the application. Finally, the person making the application must also serve a document called a Reply on the person in respect of whom the application is being made. In the Reply, the person can indicate whether or not he or she objects to the appointment. The Reply should be sent to the County Registrar seven days before the date on which the matter is to be listed. You do not need to obtain legal representation in order to be appointed as a Care Representative. However, anyone who wishes to seek legal advice/representation is free to do so. EXEMPTIONS TO REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT AS A CARE REPRESENTATIVE A Care Representative is not needed in order to apply for the Nursing Home Loan in any of the following cases: ■

Where the applicant is of full mental capacity.

Where the applicant is a Ward of Court (in such cases the Committee of the applicant may apply where he/she has been authorised to do so by the President of the High Court).

Where a person is appointed under a valid, registered Enduring Power of Attorney to act on behalf of the applicant and is not restricted by the terms of the Power of Attorney from applying for the Nursing Home Loan.

Where another person is already permitted by law to act on behalf of the applicant.

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7. Next Steps Once the Care Needs and Financial Assessments have been completed the HSE will write to you. Firstly, it will advise you of your contribution to care and whether you are eligible for State support. Secondly, if you have applied for the Nursing Home Loan, it will also advise you about your eligibility for this. Thirdly, it will provide you with a list of nursing homes to choose from. The list will include public nursing homes, voluntary nursing homes and approved private nursing homes. Approved private nursing homes are homes which have agreed the price charged for care with the National Treatment Purchase Fund and are approved for the purposes of the scheme. You can choose care in any nursing home on the list. However, in order for financial support to be provided: ■ ■

The home must have a place for you, and The home must be able to cater for your particular needs. The nursing home will have to carry out an assessment to determine whether it can meet your particular needs.

Your choice of nursing home is not connected in any way to the level of your contribution to care. If you select a public or voluntary nursing home, you will pay your contribution to the HSE or voluntary home as appropriate each week and the HSE will pay the balance. If you select an approved private nursing home, you will pay your contribution to the nursing home provider each week and the HSE will pay the balance. The HSE is provided with a set level of funding for the scheme each year. While it is hoped that there would be sufficient funding to support everyone, there may be situations where a person’s name must go onto a waiting list until funding becomes available. If this is the case the HSE will notify you when it writes to advise you whether you are eligible for State support.

8. Reviews/Appeals REVIEWS If the Care Needs Assessment determines that you do not require long-term nursing home care, you can apply for a review. This can be done six months after the previous assessment or earlier if a) the HSE is satisfied that there has been a material change in your health or circumstances or b) a registered medical practitioner states that there has been a material change in your health or circumstances since your last Care Needs Assessment. If you are in receipt of State support or the Nursing Home Loan, the HSE can review, either at your request or at its own initiative: ■

your care needs,

your financial assessment, or

the amount of the Nursing Home Loan.

APPEALS Certain decisions of the HSE may be appealed within 40 working days of the original decision being given to you. Decisions which may be appealed include: ■

the result of your care needs assessment,

the HSE’s decision not to consider an application for State support,

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the HSE’s decision not to carry out a financial assessment,

the result of an application for State support,

the result of an application for the Nursing Home Loan,

the result of a review.

Appeals will be considered by suitable people who are appointed by the HSE with the consent of the Minister. The outcome of an appeal may be further appealed to the High Court on a point of law. You may also take your case to the Office of the Ombudsman.

9. Repayment of the Nursing Home Loan The purpose of the Nursing Home Loan is to ensure that you do not have to sell assets such as your home during your lifetime. If you opt for the Nursing Home Loan, it will become repayable: ■

after your death,

if you sell or transfer your property (if this occurs before your death),

if you or your partner are deemed to be bankrupt, or

if the HSE determines that it has been given false/misleading information relating to your application for the loan.

However, where the loan becomes repayable on your death, the repayment of monies based on the principal residence only can be further deferred or postponed in certain cases. This is called ‘Further Deferral’.

FURTHER DEFERRAL There are some people who may qualify for a further deferral of the repayment of the loan. This means that the money provided under the Nursing Home Loan will not have to be repaid during their lifetime. These are: a)

Your spouse or partner,

b)

Your child (or your spouse/partner’s child) if they are under the age of 21 years or if their assets do not exceed the asset disregard,

c)

Your sibling if their assets do not exceed the asset disregard,

d)

A relative in receipt of a disability or similar allowance, blind person’s pension, or the State pension (non-contributory), or whose income does not exceed the State pension (contributory),

e)

A relative who is in receipt of a foreign pension or allowance similar to those outlined in (d) above,

f)

A relative who owns a building to which the principal residence is attached (e.g. ‘a granny flat’), or

g)

Any person who cared for an applicant prior to the latter entering a nursing home (this is defined by reference to relevant social welfare payments).

The individuals at (b)-(g) above are termed ‘connected persons’ and they must also satisfy the following conditions: ■

The asset in question must be their only residence, and

They must have lived there for not less than 3 years preceding the original application for the Nursing Home Loan, and

They must not have an interest in any other property.

The HSE should be contacted for further information in relation to Further Deferral.

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION REPAYMENT OF LOAN TO THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS (REVENUE) When the Nursing Home Loan falls due for repayment, the HSE will write to the person responsible for the repayment (known as the “relevant accountable person”). It will notify them that the loan must now be repaid and advise them of the amount due. In doing this, the HSE will apply the Consumer Price Index to the loan to take account of the time value of money (i.e. inflation or deflation) since the loan was made. The relevant accountable person is responsible for the repayment and will be a different person depending on the circumstances. For example, if you sell or transfer your property during your lifetime, you and your spouse/partner will be the relevant accountable persons. On the other hand, where the loan is repayable after your death, your personal representative will be the relevant accountable person. A person who inherits the property or any part of it can also be held accountable for repayment of the loan. Money owed under the Nursing Home Loan must be repaid to the Revenue. It should be repaid as soon as possible after notice is received from the HSE and, in any event, within the timeframes outlined below. Once payment is made within these time limits, interest will not have to be paid. ■

If the repayment arises, for example, because of the death of the person in care it must be repaid within 12 months of the date of death. Otherwise interest will apply from the date of death.

If the loan is repayable because of the sale or transfer of your property during your lifetime, it must be repaid within 6 months of the date of sale or transfer, or interest will apply back to that date.

Where payment has not already been received, the relevant accountable person will be advised by Revenue in advance of the 6 and 12 month payment deadlines of the need to pay on time so as to avoid paying interest.

10. Existing Nursing Home Residents A commitment has been made that anyone who is in a nursing home before the Nursing Homes Support Scheme starts cannot be made worse off by the scheme. ■

If you are in a public or voluntary nursing home or in a contracted bed in a private nursing home before the start of the scheme, you can continue with your existing arrangements.

If you are in an approved private nursing home before the start of the scheme, you can choose to transfer to the Nursing Homes Support Scheme or you can retain your current subvention arrangements. If you apply for the scheme and have been in the nursing home for three years or more, the financial assessment will only be based on income and assets other than your principal residence (and your farm/business in certain circumstances), i.e. the ‘three year’ cap will apply.

If you are in an approved private nursing home before the start of the scheme and have been paying the cost of care yourself, you may apply for the scheme or you can continue to fund the complete cost of care. If you apply for the scheme and have been in the nursing home for three years or more, the financial assessment will only be based on income and assets other than your principal residence (and your farm/business in certain circumstances), i.e. the ‘three year’ cap will apply.

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If you are in a private nursing home which is not approved for the purpose of the scheme, you can retain your current subvention arrangements or you can opt to apply for the scheme and change to a nursing home on the list.

Finally, if you are in an approved private nursing home before the start of the new scheme, you do not need to apply for a Care Needs Assessment. You can commence the process by applying for the Financial Assessment.

11. HSE Nursing Home Support Offices CARLOW/KILKENNY HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Community Services, James’s Green, Kilkenny. Tel: 056 7784761 & 056 7784633 CAVAN/MONAGHAN HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, St. Felim’s Hospital, Cavan. Tel: 049 436 0446/451/456 CORK/KERRY HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Floor 5, 26 South Mall, Cork. Tel: 021 492 1842/43/44/45 DONEGAL HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Navenny House, Navenny Street, Ballybofey. Tel: 074 9189172 DUBLIN SOUTH, WICKLOW AND KILDARE HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Oak House, Millennium Park, Naas, Co. Kildare. Tel: 045 880400 DUBLIN NORTH CITY AND COUNTY HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Civic Office, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9. Tel: 01 8467148 GALWAY HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Community Services, West City Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway. Tel: 091 548427/28/26 LAOIS/OFFALY HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Health Centre, Arden Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Tel: 057 9359625 LIMERICK, CLARE AND NORTH TIPPERARY HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mulgrave Street, Limerick. Tel: 061 461499

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION LONGFORD/WESTMEATH HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Health Centre, Longford Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Tel: 044 9394995 LOUTH HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Community Care, Dublin Road, Dundalk. Tel: 042 9381344 MAYO HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, County Clinic, Castlebar. Tel: 094 9042261 MEATH HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, An Tealach, Commons Road, Navan. Tel: 046 9066272 ROSCOMMON HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Community Services, Lanesboro Road, Roscommon. Tel: 0906 637561 SLIGO/LEITRIM HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Markievicz House, Barrack Street, Sligo. Tel: 071 9155193 TIPPERARY SOUTH HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Community Care Centre, Western Road, Clonmel. Tel: 052 6177283 WATERFORD HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Waterford Community Services, Cork Road, Waterford. Tel: 051 842963 WEXFORD HSE Nursing Homes Support Office, Wexford Community Services, Grogan’s Road, Wexford. Tel: 053 9123522 You can read more about this scheme on www.hse.ie. Information is also available from the HSE infoline on 1850 24 1850, Monday to Saturday, 8am to 8pm.

The above information has been supplied by the Department of Health and the HSE.

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USEFUL ORGANISATIONS Contact Information Active Retirement Ireland 124 The Capel Building Mary’s Abbey Dublin 7 Tel: 01 873 3836 Email: info@activeirl.ie Web: www.activeirl.ie

An Bord Altranais 18 – 20 Carysfort Avenue Blackrock Co. Dublin Tel: 01 639 8500 Fax: 01 639 8595 Web: www.nursingboard.ie

Age Action Ireland 30/31 Lower Camden Street Dublin 2 Tel: 01 475 6989 Fax: 01 475 6011 Email: info@ageaction.ie Web: www.ageaction.ie

Arthritis Ireland 1 Clanwilliam Square Grand Canal Quay Dublin 2 Tel: 01 661 8188 Fax: 01 661 8261 Email: info@arthritisireland.ie Web: www.arthritisireland.ie

Age & Opportunity Marino Institute of Education Griffith Avenue Dublin 9 Tel: 01 805 7709 Fax: 01 853 5117 Email: info@ageandopportunity.ie Web: www.ageandopportunity.ie Alone Olympic House Pleasants Street Dublin 8 Tel: 01 679 1032 Email: enquiries@alone.ie Web: www.alone.ie Alzheimer Society of Ireland Temple Road Blackrock Co Dublin Tel: 01 207 3800 Fax: 01 210 3772 National Helpline: 1800 341 341 Email: info@alzheimer.ie Web: www.alzheimer.ie

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Aware 72 Lower Leeson Street Dublin 2 Tel: 01 661 7211 Fax: 01 661 7217 Helpline: 1890 303302 Email: info@aware.ie Web: www.aware.ie Carer’s Association Market Square Tullamore Co. Offaly Tel: 057 932 2920 Fax: 057 932 3623 Email: info@carersireland.com Web: www.carersireland.com Central Remedial Clinic Vernon Avenue Clontarf Dublin 3 Tel: 01 854 2200 Fax: 01 833 6633 Email: info@crc.ie Web: www.crc.ie

Citizens’ Information Board Ground Floor George’s Quay House 43 Townsend Street Dublin 2 LoCall: 1890 777 121 Email: info@ciboard.ie Web: www.citizensinformation.ie CPL Healthcare 49 St. Stephen’s Green Dublin 2 Tel: 01 836 5100 Fax: 01 836 5103 Email: info@cplhealthcare.com Web: www.cplhealthcare.com Dementia Services Information & Development Centre Top Floor Hospital 4 St James’s Hospital James’s Street Dublin 8 Tel: 01 416 2035 Fax: 01 410 3482 Email: dsidc@stjames.ie Web: www.dementia.ie Diabetes Federation of Ireland 76 Lower Gardiner Street Dublin 1 Tel: 01 836 3022 Fax: 01 836 5182 Helpline: 1850 909 909 Email: info@diabetes.ie Web: www.diabetes.ie


ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION Food Safety Authority of Ireland Abbey Court Lower Abbey Street Dublin 1 Advice Line: 1890 336 677 Tel: 01 817 1300 Fax: 01 817 1301 Email: info@fsai.ie Web: www.fsai.ie Friends of the Elderly 25 Bolton Street Dublin 1 Tel: 01 873 1855 Fax: 01 873 1617 Email: info@friendsoftheelderly.ie Web: www.friendsoftheelderly.ie Health Protection Surveillance Centre 25/27 Middle Gardiner Street Dublin 1 Tel: 01 876 5300 Fax: 01 856 1299 Email: hpsc@hse.ie Web: www.hpsc.ie Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group 29 Sprindale Tullow Road Carlow Tel: 059 91 31005 Email: ceptab@eircom.net Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy 21 Dublin Road Bray Co Wicklow Tel: 01 272 3427 Fax: 01 286 9933 Email: iacp@iacp.ie Web: www.irish-counselling.ie Irish Association for Palliative Care Coleraine House Coleraine Street Dublin 7 Tel: 01 873 4735 Email: info@palliativecare.ie Web: www.iapc.ie

Irish Association of Older People 4 Sussex Street Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin Tel: 01 214 7055 Email: iaop@oceanfree.net Web: www.olderpeople.ie Irish Heart Foundation 4 Clyde Road Ballsbridge Dublin 4 Tel: 01 668 5001 Fax: 01 668 5896 Helpline: 1890 432 787 Email: info@irishheart.ie Web: www.irishheart.ie Irish Hospice Foundation 4th Floor Morrison Chambers 32 Nassau Street Dublin 2 Tel: 01 679 3188 Fax: 01 673 0040 Email: info@hospice-foundation.ie Web: www.hospie-foundation.ie Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association Coleraine House Coleraine Street Dublin 7 Freephone: 1800 403 403 Email: info@imnda.ie Web: www.imnda.ie Irish Osteoporosis Society 12 Burlington Road, Garden Level Ballsbridge Dublin 4 LoCall: 1890 252 751 Fax: 01 6680098 Email: info@irishosteoporosis.ie Web: www.irishosteporosis.ie Irish Senior Citizens’ Parliament 90 Fairview Strand Dublin 3 Tel: 01 856 1243 Fax: 01 856 1245 Email: seniors@iol.ie Web: www.seniors.ie

Irish Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare Suite 11 Bunkilla Plaza Bracetown Business Park Clonee Co Meath Tel: 01 8251240 Fax: 01 8251569 Email: admin@isqsh.ie Web: www.isqsh.ie Irish Wheelchair Association Arás Chúchulainn Blackheath Drive Clontarf Dublin 3 Tel: 01 818 6400 Fax: 01 833 3873 Email: info@iwa.ie Web: www.iwa.ie Mental Health Ireland Mensana House 6 Adelaide Street Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin Tel: 01 284 1166 Fax: 01 284 1736 Email: info@mentalhealthireland.ie Web: www.mentalhealthireland.ie Migraine Association of Ireland Unit 14, Block 5 Port Tunnel Business Park Clonshaugh Dublin 17 Helpline: 1850 200 378 Tel: 01 894 1280 Fax: 01 806 4122 Email: info@migraine.ie Web: www.migraine.ie National Association of Widows in Ireland Coleraine House Coleraine Street Dublin 7 Tel: 01 872 8814 Email: info@nawi.ie Web: www.nawi.ie

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ORGANISATIONS & USEFUL INFORMATION National Council for the Blind of Ireland Whitworth Road Drumcondra Dublin 9 Tel: 1850 334 353 Fax: 01 830 7787 Email: info@ncbi.ie Web: www.ncbi.ie National Federation of Pensioners’ Associations Carmichael House North Brunswick Street Dublin 7 Tel: 01 873 5702 Fax: 01 873 5737 Email: nfpasec@eircom.net Nurse-on-call 59 Ranelagh Village Dublin 6 Tel: 01 496 5199 Fax: 01 496 5690 Email: generalinfo@nurseoncall.ie Web: www.nurseoncall.ie Nursing Homes Ireland Unit A5 Centrepoint Business Park Oak Road Dublin 12 Tel: 01 429 2570 Fax: 01 429 1845 Email: info@nhi.ie Web: www.nhi.ie Older Women’s Network (OWN) Senior House All Hallows College Gracepark Road Drumcondra Dublin 9 Tel: 01 884 4536 Email: info@ownireland.ie Web: www.ownireland.ie

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Parkinson’s Association of Ireland Carmichael House North Brunswick Street Dublin 7 Freephone: 1800 359 359 Email: info@parkinsons.ie Web: www.parkinsons.ie

Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists of Ireland 68 Granville Road Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin Tel: 01 202 4939 Fax: 01 284 7230 Email: info@podiatryireland.com

Registered Nursing Home Association (UK) John Hewitt House Tunnel Lane Off Lifford Lane Kings Norton Birmingham B30 3JN England Tel: + 44 121 451 1088 Fax: + 44 121 486 3175 Web: www.mha.co.uk

Third Age Foundation Third Age Centre Summerhill Co Meath Tel: 046 955 7766 Email: info@thirdagefoundation.ie Web: www.thirdagefoundation.ie

Retirement Care Services 192 Seapark Malahide Co Dublin Tel: 087 232 7358 Email: info@retirementservices.ie Web: www.retirementservices.ie Retirement Planning Council of Ireland Pinebrook House 72 – 74 Harcourt Street Dublin 2 Tel: 01 4789471 Email: information@rpc.ie Web: www.rpc.ie Senior Help Line Third Age Centre Summerhill Co Meath Helpline: 1850 440 444 Tel: 046 955 7766 Web: www.seniorhelpline.ie

West of Ireland Alzheimer’s Foundation Head Office Ballindine Co Mayo Tel: 094 93 64900 Fax: 094 93 64946 Email: info@westernalzheimer.ie Web: www.westernalzheimer.ie


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Ageing Skin This is a simple, step-by-step guide designed to enable healthcare practitioners, care assistants and carers to effectively manage older patients with common skin disorders such as dry skin and incontinence dermatitis. Although the skin is the largest organ in the human body, it is often ignored. And don’t forget, ageing skin is far more delicate than younger skin. Without appropriate care, there can be increasing levels of deterioration, leading to dry skin, debilitating skin disorders such as incontinence dermatitis and other skin-related problems such as pressure sores and leg ulcers. At any age, but especially in old age, skin changes (e.g. texture and colour) should be investigated without delay. Very occasionally, changes to the skin may indicate the early stages of skin cancer (e.g. malignant melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma).

Skin Health and Medication ● Encourage regular and adequate use of moisturisers or emollients ● Avoid harsh soaps, detergents and potentially irritant bath additives

Nutrition ● Assessment of nutrition in older people is of vital importance ● Healthcare professionals should undertake nutritional screening of patients and ensure the screening programme is thorough. If you are unsure about which nutritional screening tool to use or you want some help, contact your local dietetics department ● Ensure the patient has an adequate intake of fluids (8 cups per day)

Untreated skin disorders in older people can cause pain and discomfort. As with many chronic conditions, prevention is always better than cure.

Mobility

Ageing Skin

● Care must be taken when handling/lifting older patients with mobility problems - as this may exacerbate the problems associated with dry, fragile skin

● From the age of 40 years, the skin becomes thinner and drier - especially in women following the menopause ● The skin ageing process may progress sooner in women but in later years, both sexes are equally affected ● With ageing, the skin becomes more fragile and sensitive itching becomes more common ● In older people, fragile, itchy skin can indicate other skin problems such as eczema. ● Older skin is also more prone to development of pressure sores or incontinence dermatitis with the lower legs, buttocks and groin being the common problem areas.

Important issues to Consider ● Ideally, care of the skin requires a holistic approach. However, the issues highlighted in this section may require particularly close attention ● Review the patient’s skin at regular intervals - check between digits - check generally for signs of infestation such as scabies which may lead to itch, scratch and break down of skin

General Health and Medication ● Health status and medication (both prescribed and over the counter) can have a major impact on an older person’s skin ● Refer immediately to a specialist healthcare professional if the patient’s general health status gives cause for concern

● Is the patient bed or chair-bound? ● Is the patient able to move without assistance?

Hygiene and Self-care ● Poor hygiene can often have an adverse impact on the skin status of older people ● Keep their fingernails short and clean

Incontinence ● Leaking of urine from the bladder and/or faeces from the bowel is a common problem in older people

Registered nurses and continence advisors can advise on treatment and care to prevent skin problems

And Furthermore... ● Communication is vital. Explain what you’re doing and why. Try to be sensitive and sympathetic at all times ● Problems associated with dry skin may become worse with extremes of temperature - during both the winter and the summer ● Central heating, very hot bath water and synthetic clothing may exacerbate the problems associated with dry skin ● Materials made from natural fibres/cotton can help to absorb sweat and reduce itching


Essential Skincare for Older People

Recognition

● Handle the skin carefully at all times

● Presentation - red, sore, tender, cracked, broken, soggy skin

● Whilst cleansing is important - normal soaps, detergents, bath and shower gels may make the skin too dry ● Emollients, moisturisers and soap substitutes may help to replenish the moisture in skin ● Wash regularly and carefully to keep the skin clean ● Dry the skin carefully (pat, don’t rub) and moisturise ● Apply regular and generous amounts of emollients/ moisturisers (n.b. aqueous cream is not an emollient) Consider ointments for dry skin and lotions for hairy skin ● When using emollients from large tubs, decant emollient using a spatula or spoon to prevent cross contamination ● In nursing/residential homes, make sure that tubs or tubes of topical agents are not shared ● Monitor/observe the skin regularly and be alert to changes in the skin (e.g. unexplained rashes) ● If concerned, seek professional advice/help at the earliest possible stage

● In pigmented skin, the affected area may appear darker in colour ● If in doubt, seek professional advice

Treatment ● Follow all the steps outlined above in the “Essential Skin Care” and “Prevention” sections. Consider using an antiseptic healing cream such as Sudocrem® ● Increase vigilance - be on the alert for the early signs of incontinence dermatitis ● In addition, incontinence dermatitis may require: - Increasing amounts of barrier cream - Treatment to resolve bacterial or fungal/yeast infections (prescription medicines) - Simple analgesia (e.g. paracetamol) ● Adhere strictly to prescribed treatment ● If no improvement, seek professional advice

Incontinence Dermatitis ● For many older people with incontinence, an additional concern is incontinence dermatitis

The following specialists in skin disorders, nursing and care of older people contributed to this guideline:

Prevention

Stephen Kownacki GP, Wellingborough; Chair of Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS)

● Follow the steps outlined above in the “Essential Skin Care” section ● Wherever possible, identify, assess and treat urinary/faecal incontinence

Susan Maguire Dermatology Nurse, Belfast; Professional Officer for the British Dermatological Nursing Group Sue McCandlish Specialist Nurse in General Practice, Wimbledon

● At this stage, ensure appropriate continence aids are being used (e.g. pads, pants, sheaths, catheters)

Linda Nazarko Nurse Consultant, and Visiting Research Fellow London South Bank University

● Consider causative factors and complications (e.g. infection, diabetes, diarrhoea, faecal impaction)

Elizabeth Ogden Associate Specialist in Dermatology, Hertfordshire

● Gentle cleansing between each change of incontinence pads may be required, but plain water will often suffice if there is no soiling. Avoid using wet-wipes ● Avoid over-enthusiastic/abrasive cleansing

Heather Pope District Nurse, Wimbledon Jennie Potter Lead Nurse Fast Response Team, North & North Yorkshire PCT

● Avoid “double padding” techniques

Deborah Rigby Continence Advisor, Bristol PCT

● When faecal incontinence occurs, immediate changing of pads is mandatory

Elizabeth Wylde Senior Community Dietitian, Bucks PCT

● Having cleansed groin area and/or buttocks, dry thoroughly - pat, don’t rub - and sparingly apply a thin layer of barrier cream ● Re-apply barrier cream at each pad change Publication of this guideline was sponsored by an educational grant from Forest Laboratories UK Ltd.

Sudocrem Prescribing Information: Please refer to Summary of Product Characteristics before prescribing. Presentation: A white emulsified cream containing as active ingredients Zinc Oxide 15.25%, Lanolin (Hypo-allergenic) 4%, Benzyl Benzoate 1.01%, Benzyl Alcohol 0.39%, Benzyl Cinnamate 0.15%. Uses: In the treatment of napkin rash, bedsores, minor burns, eczema, acne, chilblains, surface wounds and sunburn. Dosage and Administration: To be applied in a thin layer over the affected area with suitable covering where necessary. Renew application as required. Contra-indications: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Warnings and Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Side Effects: Occasional local hypersensitivity. Legal Category: GSL. Available in sizes 60g, 125g, 250g, 400g. Marketing Authorisation

Holder and Number: Forest Tosara Limited, Unit 146 Baldoyle Industrial Estate, Baldoyle, Dublin 13, Republic of Ireland. PA 247/1/1. Sudocrem and Tosara are registered trademarks. Date of Preparation: February 2011. For further information, or to request a copy of the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC), please contact: Forest Tosara Limited, Unit 146 Baldoyle Industrial Estate, Baldoyle, Dublin 13, Republic of Ireland. Tel : +353 1 8321199.

Adverse events should be reported to the Irish Medicines Board. Adverse events should also be reported to Forest Tosara Ltd. - +353 1 8321199

S1899H February 2011/WBR

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MEETING THE HIQA STANDARDS Practical advice for Nursing Home Managers on how to aid compliance with the HIQA standards On 1 July 2009 a new era for protecting older people in Ireland began as the independent inspection by the Health Information and Quality Authority’s (HIQA’s) Social Services Inspectorate of all residential care settings for older people commenced nationwide. Inspections of residential care settings are necessary to ensure compliance with the Health Act 2007 and the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People.

Section 4: Quality of Life

Section 5: Staffing

Section 6: The Care Environment

Section 7: Governance & Management

As a result specific mandatory safety and quality standards must be met by all residential care settings for older people. This raises challenges for nursing home managers and owners alike in terms of how they protect the rights of older people who live in residential care settings and ensure they are able to lead as full lives as possible.

What do you need to do? Nursing home managers need to go through each of the 7

The standards outline what the components of a quality and

sections and their relevant standards in detail and ensure that

safe service for an older person living in a residential care setting

they have all of the necessary quality measures in place to ensure

should be. These standards ultimately provide concrete guidelines

compliance with the standards. The Supplementary Criteria for

for service providers on how to sustain continuous improvement

Dementia-specific Residential Care Units for Older People must

to support the continued development and provision of person-

also be adhered to and guidelines followed.

centred accountable care. Nursing home managers must continuously ask the question, The National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for

“What is this centre like as a place to live one’s life?”

Older People have been developed based on legislation, standards in other jurisdictions, research findings and best practice. There are 32 standards which consist of standard statements and specific criteria. The standard statements outline what is expected in terms of the service provided to the resident. The criteria are the supporting statements that determine if a service is compliant with the standards. The standards are grouped into seven sections to reflect the dimensions of a quality service. The sections include: ■

Section 1: Rights

Section 2: Protection

Section 3: Health & Social Care Needs

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How can you prepare for a HIQA Inspection? Preparation for HIQA Inspections is crucial as this will assist in ensuring that a successful inspection takes place and compliance with the 32 standards is achieved. The purpose of an inspection is to gather evidence in order to make judgements on the fitness of the registered provider and to report on the quality of the service. Ultimately the aim is to promote the improvement of health and social care services in Ireland and to enable the provider to selfassess the quality of their service. The objective is to reduce the risk to residents in residential care settings for older people in Ireland, to encourage the provider to strive towards excellence of service delivery and to ensure that providers have systems in place to safeguard the safety and welfare of service users. Inspection reports are published shortly after each inspection on the HIQA website - www.hiqa.ie There are a number of different types of inspections: 1.

Registration-related Inspections

Inspections can be announced or unannounced and may take place at any time of day or night. The inspection visit is only part of the overall inspection process; the process begins with the submission of data about the centre and concludes on receipt of the inspection report. Generally the registered centre will be inspected every year; the frequency of inspection will be determined by the Health Information and Quality Authority’s Social Services Inspectorate

Every centre receives an inspection visit as part of the registration and re-registration process. There are specific criteria for new owners who have applied for first-time registration and also when there is a change of ownership. During a

(SSI). The provider will receive notification in writing in advance of any announced inspection and as part of the notification the SSI will also distribute the following to the service provider: ■

A poster to be prominently displayed in the

registration-related inspection, an inspector will

nursing home, which informs all residents, relatives,

carry out a Fit Person Interview with the nursing

visitors and staff of the inspection date. The purpose

home manager.

of this is to invite relatives and residents to meet with inspectors during the visit.

The Fit Person Interview will assess their understanding of, and capacity to comply with

and relatives to gain an insight into their views on

the requirements of the Health Act 2007.

day-to-day life in the nursing home.

This will be related to the Fit Person Entry Programme and Self Assessment Tool which will

have been provided as part of the application. 2.

3.

changes since the last inspection, including how they met the recommendations in the last inspection

the three-year registration cycle.

report.

These may include follow-up inspections and those which follow a change in circumstances, for example a notifiable event, or inspections made following a receipt of a complaint or concern and notification. Random inspections may also take place which are essentially ‘spot checks’ of the service.

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the SSI with factual information and updates on any

These are inspections that take place during

Additional Inspections ■

Pre-inspection Questionnaire that the nursing home manager must complete to provide

Scheduled Inspections ■

Questionnaires to be distributed to residents

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What happens during an inspection? There will usually be two inspectors carrying out an inspection. It is important to remember that a residential care setting is a person’s home and inspectors do not expect changes to the residents’ or the staff ’s normal routine. The inspectors will seek to speak to the person in charge, the residents and relatives and some members of staff. Inspectors aim to keep disruption of the regular routine to a minimum.


FEATURE ARTICLES Inspectors will keep the amount of time spent in the office to a

Controlled Drug Register

Staff Personnel Files

minimum to ensure that the majority of the time will be spent where the daily activities take place. Most of the inspection visit will be spent: ■

Who should be available? Meeting with residents and relatives

Certain measures can be taken to facilitate the inspection process on a practical level, such as ensuring that a senior staff member is

Observing the day-to-day routines and activities

Talking to staff about their understanding of the care they deliver

Checking premises and equipment to ensure that

on duty and the service provider or manager is available to meet with the inspector. It is important that staff are prepared for the inspection, that they know what to expect and what questions they may be asked.

they are safe and promote the wellbeing of residents

What assessments must be performed?

Reviewing important records and documentation

Regular auditing and inspection within the nursing home will also

What must you provide to inspectors?

assist with compliance. For example, regular review of medication charts and resident care plans every three months will ensure that issues are identified and adequate standards are maintained.

It is a good idea for nursing home managers to have all relevant

Ongoing risk assessment within the nursing home is also crucial to

and important documentation available for review by inspectors,

ensure that hazards and risks are identified and necessary measures

including:

are put in place to either eliminate or reduce risks to a safe level.

Nursing Home Policies and Procedures

Residents’ records, e.g. Care Plans, Risk Assessments, Medication Charts

Training Plans for staff

This includes all clinical and non- clinical incidents, accidents, hazards or near misses.

How can you be ready for a HIQA Inspection? 1.

Ensure that all staff are familiar with relevant

Training Records

documentation.

Maintenance Records/Service Contracts for

Key documents include:

equipment ■

Health Act 2007

Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in

Complaints Policy

Complaints Log Book

Adverse Incidents Policy

Incidents Log

Minutes of Team Meetings, e.g. Staff Meetings, Safety

Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2009 ■

National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland

Committee Meetings ■

Clinical Governance Policy

Recruitment Policy

Results of Audits

Risk Assessment Policy

Residents’ Register

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Ensure that all recommendations outlined

Summary

in the last inspection report have been

The National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings

implemented.

for Older People are essentially focused on the key areas that

Review the last report and be confident that all issues identified have been rectified.

3.

most affect the quality of life experienced by service users and the physical environment in which they live. The standards are ultimately aimed at protecting the rights of older people who live

Ensure that all relevant documentation

in residential care settings. Each standard is a statement of the

records are in place.

intended outcome for service users to be achieved by the service provider. They provide a means to determine and judge the quality

There are certain records required by law that

of life of residents.

centres must have in place. Refer to the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in

It is essential for all service providers and managers to review each

Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations

of the sections and standards in detail and relate them specifically

2009.

to their care facility. The key to meeting the HIQA National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland

4.

Ensure that information about how residents

is to review the standards on an ongoing basis and continuously

view the service and any improvements that

improve the quality of life of the residents in care. Service providers

have been made are available for review by

must prove that their commitment to continuous improvement is

the inspector.

sustained to ensure compliance with the standards and they must

Such information will give a clearer picture of the

have written evidence that this process is in action and ongoing.

service provided and will outline to inspectors how well the provider works with residents to guarantee a high quality service. 5.

Ensure that records of complaints and concerns are made available. ■

This will demonstrate to inspectors that issues raised by residents or their representatives have been considered and improvements have been made e.g. Complaints Policy and Complaints Log Book. This should include information about notifiable events that have been reported to the Chief Inspector of Social Services.

6.

Make sure that the Chief Inspector of Social Services has been notified of any significant changes to the provision of the Nursing Home. ■

Such significant changes are set out in the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2009.

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READING and the Older Person As people get older or if vision should become impaired, reading can become more difficult. But there are alternatives to the ordinary book which mean people can still enjoy books even if reading is no longer an option. ■

Alternative formats of printed materials for people with visual disabilities

National Council for the Blind of Ireland • Downloadable Audio Books • Talking Book Library

USB When a publication is saved onto a USB Key or other storage device the user can access the book on their computer using a Braille printer, voice synthesizer, large print monitor, magnification software or screen reading software.

Electronic text Also known as e-text, this is a general term for any type of text that can be read on a computer. E-text can usually be read by print-impaired readers through some sort of text-to-speech device in which a computer reads the words aloud, or through a screen magnifier to give a larger view of the screen, or by using a larger computer font.

• Talking Educational Books • The Braille Library • Large Print Library • Magazines on Tape ■

Other Resources

Digital audio A type of audio that can be played on a computer. A CD is an example of digital audio but it can also take the form of a computer file that can be downloaded from the internet like an MP3. Digital audio is often used these days for recorded books

Alternative formats of printed materials for people with visual disabilities

and can be accessed using a traditional PC or other portable devices like an MP3 player.

Large print A publication usually using 16 point type size or larger. Can make reading printed material possible if the reader simply requires larger text.

Audio cassette A taped recording of a printed book.

Braille A reading system using raised dots (Braille) so that a publication can be read through touch.

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National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI)

The Braille Library

The NCBI offers a wide range of Braille, audio and large print

titles available. A special feature of this service is the children’s

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library which has books which have been specially adapted to

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include a Braille version of the text. These ‘twin vision’ books are

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cannot be satisfied in Ireland, pending on availability, NCBI Library can borrow this book from another international source. For more

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information, contact NCBI library.

The NCBI operates a library service for people with vision impairments. Central to this is the large number of talking books.

Large Print Library

There are over 10,000 titles in stock from romances and thrillers

The NCBI library has a collection of large print books for adults

to biographies and history. The library also has access to over

and juniors. The library holds a unique collection of large print

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books for juniors aged 8-15. For more information, contact

don’t have an audio book in their collection, they can borrow it

NCBI library.

from another library overseas. All of these books are high quality recordings and are read by professional actors.

Magazines and Newspapers on Tape The NCBI library provides a wide range of Irish magazines and

The talking books are recorded on two track and four track

newspapers on USB to members around the country. The USB

cassettes. A two track cassette is like any that you would find in

can be played on computer, laptop or a boom box. The boom

the shops, while four track cassettes hold much more information

box is available to members registered with the NCBI. Professional

and are more suitable for longer books. Four track tapes require

readers read extracts from a wide range of newspapers and

a different cassette player, which the library will lend out free of

magazines, which are recorded in their studios. USB Keys are

charge to members with their first order.

posted out in special plastic mailing wallets with a reversible address label on the outside. When you are finished with your

You need to be registered with NCBI and complete a membership form by post or telephone to join the library. If you would like to borrow books from the library, call or email the NCBI library for details. Books are sent through the post and there are no charges for postage.

Talking Educational Books Every year, NCBI library produces audio recordings of selected textbooks from the second level curriculum. The books are available in audiotape or digital format called DAISY. DAISY stands for Digital Accessible Information SYstem. DAISY books are digital talking books which allow the reader to navigate around a book with much greater ease through the use of chapters and page number search options.

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USB key, you simply put it back into the plastic wallet, reverse the


FEATURE ARTICLES address label to show the NCBI address and return the USB free of charge. Publications include the RTE Guide, Woman’s Way, Irish Gardens, Ireland Own, Phoenix, Ireland’s Eye, the Sunday Independent, and the Irish Times. For membership details, costs of this service and a full list of publications available, contact the NCBI.

The National Council for the Blind of Ireland NCBI Library and Media Centre Unit 29, Finglas Business Centre Jamestown Road Finglas Dublin 11 Tel: 01-864 2266 Fax: 01-864 2280 Email: library@ncbi.ie Website: www.ncbi.ie

Other Resources The Internet gives us access to a range of resources which we would not traditionally have had. There are online talking book clubs with extensive libraries of material which you can become a member of with the click of a button. Some have a join-up or subscription charge and others are free. Some provide the traditional audio cassette format and others provide books on USB Keys, in MP3 format or other digital formats which are suitable for a range of PC’s and other portable devices. Such websites include:

www.calibre.org.uk (cassette and digital format library) www.ebooks.com (digital format library) www.gutenburg.org (digital format library) www.powells.com/ebooks.html (digital format)

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DIET AND NUTRITION Never before has such interest and emphasis been placed on the importance of a healthy diet. With the growing problem of obesity, health experts are flagging the dangers associated with being overweight and having a poor diet. Research has shown excess weight is a serious health problem, increasing the risk of developing a number of serious illnesses,

A Healthy Diet The basic principles of a healthy diet that all the experts agree on are that we all should: ■

Pyramid as a guide. ■

with a low fat spray instead of frying. ■

Make lower fat choices whenever possible.

Eat more fish - have oily fish such as sardines, mackerel, trout, herring or salmon at least twice a week.

pressure. Being undernourished brings its own problems too and ■

people with disabilities. Contributing factors that can lead to unwanted weight gain or weight loss can include: ■

Reduced mobility and lack of regular exercise

Poor communication skills

Dental problems

Certain medications can interfere with appetite and taste

Dependence on family members or carers to provide meals

Eating habits may be affected by disability or aspect of disability e.g. depression, visual impairment, poor hand function.

There are various management strategies that can help a person with a disability manage their weight successfully. Contact your doctor or dietician for expert and individualised advice.

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Eat four or more portions of fruit and vegetables each day.

chronic fatigue, anaemia, depression and other illnesses.

Healthy eating is particularly important for Older people and

Eat less saturated fat eg less butter, buy lean cuts of meat, oven bake, grill poach, stir fry or dry fry food

including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and high blood

is linked with heart problems, lowered resistance to infection,

Eat a variety of different foods using the Food

Eat more foods rich in fibre eg bread and cereals especially wholegrain.


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Reduce salt intake by limiting the amount of salt

Older People

you add at the table and during cooking and keep

Energy requirements generally decrease as we get older and

convenient ready meals to a minimum. Cut down

many have to modify their diets to help control illnesses such as

on high salt food - salty meats, tinned or packet

diabetes and heart disease, but if an older person is in good health

soups and sauces, and salted savoury snacks.

the principles of a healthy diet still apply. Staying active is very

Drink 6-8 glasses of water a day.

important and helps to maintain a healthy appetite, mobility and prevent excess weight gain. Certain factors are more relevant to

Generally speaking, if we base our diet on the principle of the

older people and being mindful of these can help to older people

Food Pyramid, we choose more foods from the lower part of the

stay in good health for longer.

pyramid and fewer from the top. That is, more breads, cereals, rice and pasta, and less fats, oils and sweets. The pyramid helps ensure

Vitamin D

we have a balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins

Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption and good bone

and minerals to provide us with all the ingredients for a healthy

health. The most important source of Vitamin D is the exposure

body. All packaged foods now have to display the nutritional value

of sunlight to the skin. People in residential care or housebound

of the contents so it is important you look for the following. ■

Protein for the growth and repair of cells, tissue and organs

Carbohydrates for the body’s main source of energy

Fibre for the prevention of constipation

Fat for energy (unsaturated fats are healthier than saturated fats)

Vitamin A for healthy eyes, skin, hair

Vitamin B12 to protect the nervous system and prevent anaemia

Vitamin C for health gums, skin, healing of wounds, bones, and resisting infection. It is also necessary for the absorption of iron from our daily diet

Vitamin D for the absorption of calcium from food

Vitamin E to act as an antioxidant and protect cell walls

Thiamin (B1) needed to release energy

Riboflavin (B2) helps release energy and maintains health

Niacin essential for energy release

Calcium for healthy teeth and bones and prevent osteoporosis in later life

Zinc to aid the healing process of pressure sores in conjunction with Vitamin C

Magnesium for muscle function and energy and

can be at risk of deficiency. Foods rich in Vitamin D are oily fish, fortified margarine and butter and Vitamin D enriched foods e.g. milk, yogurts.

Vitamin C Vitamin C deficiency can also be a problem for older people if the intake of fruit and vegetables is reduced for any of a number of reasons e.g. mobility difficulties, poverty, dental problems, in residential care. Vitamin C is needed to heal wounds and keep skin, gums, bones and teeth healthy. It also gives resistance to infection.

Fibre Constipation is the most common disorder of the gastrointestinal tract in older people. A high-fibre diet including vegetables, fruits and wholegrains with plenty of liquids (and ideally some exercise) can prevent constipation. Because fibre is indigestible, it can also help people who are overweight as it provides a sensation of fullness without the calories.

Poor dental health Older adults with poor dental health or no teeth are at higher risk of having a poor diet as they are less likely to select foods which are difficult to chew such as meat, fruit and vegetables. This can result in being deficient in certain essential vitamins and minerals. If the consumption of these foods is difficult, supplements can be taken on dietetic or medical advice.

protein metabolism ■

Iron for building red blood cells to carry oxygen to all parts of the body.

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Index of Advertisers Nursing Homes

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Atlanta House Nursing Home

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CareChoice Group

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Home Instead Senior Care

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Our Lady of Lourdes Care Facility

8

Patterson’s Nursing Home

8

Sally Park Nursing Home

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St. Mary’s Centre (Telford) Ltd.

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Teach Altra Nursing Home

23

Willowbrook Nursing Home

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Index of Advertisers Suppliers Abbey Healthcare

Abbot Laboratories Ltd

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JLA Distributors

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Servisource Ltd

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AG Education Services Ltd.

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Spring Grove Services Ltd.

College of Progressive Education

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Tunstall Emergency Response Ltd

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Forest Laboratories (Sudocrem)

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www.nursinghomesireland.ie

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Fresenius Kabi

2

Fresenius Kabi

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Healthcare 21

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Homecare Medical Supplies Outside Back Cover

Humancare Ltd

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More Taste, Less Waste. Ensure Plus – It’s the taste we love!

Ensure Plus The preferred supplement1

Visit u s at w ww.abb o t t n u t rit io n .ie No larger published study was identified through literature reviews. Largest ever blinded and randomised study investigating sensory factors, taste and compliance in oral nutritional supplements. Oral nutritional supplements. *Study to improve Understanding of Sensory factors and Taste And their Impact on compliance with Nutritional drinks. ‡

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References available on request. Abbott Laboratories Ireland Ltd., 4051 Kingswood Drive, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24. Tel: (01) 4691500 Fax: (01) 4691501 E-mail: abbott_nutrition_irl@abbott.com Website: www.abbottnutrition.ie Date of Preparation: June 2012 ANI/SIP/2011/021



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