Address:
Crooksling
Brittas
Co. Dublin

Person in Charge: Eileen Maher

Telephone No: 01 4582123

Email: eileen.maher1@hse.ie

Nursing Home Type : Public

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : No

Last updated : 19-01-2014

HIQA Report: Click here for HIQA inspection reports

St. Brigid's Home

St Brigids’ Nursing Home today is a facility caring for long term female residents. St. Brigid's Home was originally designed in 1935; it was modified to provide short term emergency housing for elderly clients in 1959.
Admissions are received through the Department of Medicine for the elderly from St. James's, Tallaght Hospital and community Premier Community Continuing Care as well as Fair Deal.

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
150
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
2
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
0
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
0
Triple Rooms:
8
Larger Rooms:
8
Overnight facility for visitors if required:
Yes
Room temperature can be controlled on a room by room basis:
No
Residents can have some personal items of furniture and furnishings:
No
Ability to choose own bed times:
No
Residential couples can be accommodated together:
No
Visiting spouses can stay overnight:
No
Resident single rooms have lockable doors:
No
All resident rooms have an emergency call system:
No
Back to top >

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:
No
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:
No
There is an established and active independent resident council:
Yes
There is complaints procedure for residence if required:
No

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:
Yes
Children allowed visit:
Yes
Easily accessible by public transport:
No
Designated Visitor Parking:
Yes
Visiting by pets allowed:
No

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
No
Menu choice available:
No
Meals can be taken in residents own room on request:
Yes
Specific diets catered for:
No
Visitors allowed to dine with relatives: 
No

Communication

Staff Understand and Speak Irish:
No
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes
List of languages staff can understand and speak:
Indian, Philipino language

Religion

Religious ethos:
None
Back to top >

Health Care Services:

Care Types Provided

Long-Term Care:
Yes
Nursing Care:
Yes
Respite Care:
Yes
Convalescent Care:
No
Dementia Care:
No
Palliative Care:
Yes
Specialist Care:
Visiting Consultant Geriatrician, Consultant Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist,
High Dependency Care:
No
Step-down Care:
No
Day Care:
No

Medical Services:

Designated Visiting Doctor:
No
Resident have access to Own Doctor:
No
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:
No
Flu Vaccinations Available:
Yes

Additional Services:

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

Chiropodist:
No
Dentist:
No
Dietician:
No
Occupational Therapist:
No
Optician:
No
Physiotherapist:
No
Back to top >

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:
Yes
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:
Community Meetings:
No
Daily Exercise Programme:
No
Evening Entertainment:
No
Pet therapy:
No

Quality Programmes

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

Back