The home is equipped to cope with a wide variety of resident’s needs. Our responsive staffing levels are carefully designed to ensure that we can provide the correct level of care for all the residents staying with us, regardless of their dependency levels which range from Low Dependency through Full or Maximum Dependency.
All our residents are encouraged to exercise their right to choose their own doctor and to this end we have three local doctors who attend to our residents. The local practise offers a twenty-four hour service with a home visiting service for all residents with whom there is the slightest concern.
The nursing staff arranges all other required services as necessary such as; chiropody, physiotherapy, visits to the dentist and visits to consultants and outpatient departments of the local hospitals.
The home has an extensive of store of equipment to assist the staff care for the resident as well as to allow the resident the maximum level of independence as possible. Our equipment includes top of the range beds, modern chairs that maximise comfort and security as well as multiple pieces of assistive technology.
Special Therapies and Recreation
Stimulation of the various senses is a vital element of the daily activities of the older person. To this end we employ a full-time activities co-ordinator who ensures that all residents are encouraged to take part in some of the leisure activities provided on a daily basis.
The views of our residents and their families are essential to ensure that we do everything in our power to match our service with the preferences and requirements of our residents. We regularly survey our residents as to their preferences for all aspects of their care including activities and events and adjust our schedule of organised events accordingly.
All birthdays and annual events are celebrated with traditional parties. We also hold a big outdoor party and BBQ in the summer for all the residents, staff, relatives, local doctors, priests and other local support groups.
All of the residents and house hold laundry is managed on site. Soiled clothes and bedding are collected from the room and returned ironed or folded the next day. Dry cleaning can also be arranged for an additional cost.