Address:
Killaha East
Kenmare
Co. Kerry

Person in Charge: Ellen Callaghan

Telephone No: 064 6641315

Email: nursinghome@eircom.net

Website : www.kenmarenursinghome.com

Nursing Home Type : Private

Participation in Nursing Home Support Scheme/A Fair Deal: Yes

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 19-01-2014

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Kenmare Nursing Home

Kenmare Nursing home can be found nestling on the shore of Kenmare Bay with breathtaking views of the bay and Macgillycuddy Reeks. 

Kenmare Nursing Home "Tir na nOg" offers an ideal environment for the convalescence and care of the elderly.

We are a well-established family run Nursing Home since 1986 and are conveniently close to town.

We the proprietors and staff, take great pride in maintaining the highest quality of care in a comfortable and secure homely atmosphere.

Your loved ones can be assured of comfort and round the clock care and attention, and will be treated with the dignity that they deserve. We pride ourselves on our intimate and close relationship with our residents, where our home becomes their home.

We encourage our residents to have their own personal effects in their rooms so they may feel more at home.

There are no restrictions on visiting the hours so family and friends can visit at any time.

 

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
22
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
6
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
2
Double without bathroom en-suite:
6
Triple Rooms:
0
Larger Rooms:
0
Overnight facility for visitors if required:
No
Room temperature can be controlled on a room by room basis:
No
Residents can have some personal items of furniture and furnishings:
Yes
Ability to choose own bed times:
Yes
Residential couples can be accommodated together:
Yes
Visiting spouses can stay overnight:
No
Resident single rooms have lockable doors:
Yes
All resident rooms have an emergency call system:
Yes
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Management:

Policy

A welcome programme to help new residence to adjust:
Yes
Residents are given a copy of the nursing home's Statement of Purpose:
Yes
Resident belongings and property are covered by nursing homes insurance:
Yes
Personal laundry service available:
Yes
A quiet room available an alternative to television room:
No
Easy access to local amenities:
Yes
Access to Daily Newspaper/Weekly Magazine:
Yes
There is an established and active independent resident council:
No
There is complaints procedure for residence if required:
Yes

Privacy, Security & Safety

Residents have access to and can manage personal finances:
Yes
Residents have a private secure place to keep personal belongings:
Yes
Staff knock before entering resident's rooms:
Yes
Nursing home has a security monitoring system:
No

Visitors

Room / area for private visit:
No
Children allowed visit:
Yes
Easily accessible by public transport:
No
Designated Visitor Parking:
Yes
Visiting by pets allowed:
Yes

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
Yes
Menu choice available:
Yes
Meals can be taken in residents own room on request:
Yes
Specific diets catered for:
Yes
Visitors allowed to dine with relatives: 
Yes

Communication

Staff Understand and Speak Irish:
Yes
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes
List of languages staff can understand and speak:
Indian Polish, Arabic, French

Religion

Religious ethos:
Multi-denominational
Religious services are held weekly:
Yes
There is an oratory in the nursing home:
No
Community prayer meetings are held regularly:
No
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Health Care Services:

Care Types Provided

Long-Term Care:
Yes
Nursing Care:
Yes
Respite Care:
Yes
Convalescent Care:
Yes
Dementia Care:
Yes
Palliative Care:
Yes
High Dependency Care:
Yes
Step-down Care:
Yes
Day Care:
Yes

Medical Services:

Designated Visiting Doctor:
Yes
Resident have access to Own Doctor:
Yes
Registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day:
Yes
Individual Contracts of Care are developed:
Yes
Care Plans are reviewed every three months with residents:
Yes
Residents can self manage prescribed medication:
Yes
Flu Vaccinations Available:
Yes

Additional Services:

Services provided by GMS or privately at an additional cost to residents

Chiropodist:
Yes
Dentist:
Yes
Dietician:
Yes
Occupational Therapist:
Yes
Optician:
Yes
Physiotherapist:
Yes
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Activities and Leisure Time

Leisure Time

Has a safe and easily accessible outside garden for residents use:
Yes
Has easy access for wheelchairs and walking frames:
Yes
Has an activities programme that allows for regular excursions:
No
Residents have access a library facility:
No
Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly:
Yes
Pampering room available:
No

Activities

Music & Dance:
Yes
Arts and Crafts:
No
Other leisure services:
Bingo, Skittles, Gentle Exercise.
Community Meetings:
Yes
Daily Exercise Programme:
Yes
Evening Entertainment:
Yes
Pet therapy:
No

Quality Programmes

Activity Coordinator:
No
Advocacy Service:
Yes
'Essence of Care' programme:
Yes
'Ten Steps to Healthy Ageing' programme:
Yes
Reminiscence Therapy:
Yes
Sonas:
No

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