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Address:
Longwood Road
Trim
Co.Meath

Person in Charge: Gillian Mc Donald

Telephone No: 046 948 2700

Email: care@barchester.ie

Website : www.barchester.ie

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 15-01-2014

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Knightsbridge Nursing Home & Retirement Village

Knightsbridge Nursing Home is a modern, purpose-built care home located in the heritage town of Trim and offers the very best in care facilities, complimented by high standards of décor, attractive landscaped setting and unrivalled village amenities.

Knightsbridge is a friendly, warm and welcoming home, we focus on the individual care needs of our residents and work in partnership with residents, health professionals and families to ensure the best possible care.

 We are offer the finest choice of cuisine from our award winning catering team to residents and visitors, who can enjoy great food in our coffee shop or in the dedicated residents lounge and dining area.

 Knightsbridge is truly a ‘home from home’ where family and friends are always welcome.

Our village facilities include a coffee shop, community hall, bowling green as well as an adjoining medical centre, which includes HSE Primary Care services, GP practices and a pharmacy.

Our activities coordinators ensure a wide variety of activities take place both within the home and through various excursions. Regular outings include trips to local places of historic and cultural interest or lunch in a local hotel.

Independent Living bungalows and apartments are available to rent and purchase and provide high quality independent living options in a secure community environment. Convenience, comfort and care are priorities making the independent living units ideal for anyone wishing to trade down from a larger home or to live in a more secure location. Additional support and care packages are also available to enhance the quality of life of independent living residents.

 

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
114
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
114
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
0
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
0
Triple Rooms:
0
Larger Rooms:
0
Overnight facility for visitors if required:
Yes
Room temperature can be controlled on a room by room basis:
Yes
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:
Yes
Easy access to local amenities:
Yes
Access to Daily Newspaper/Weekly Magazine:
Yes
There is an established and active independent resident council:
Yes
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:
Yes

Visitors

Room / area for private visit:
Yes
Children allowed visit:
Yes
Easily accessible by public transport:
Yes
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:
No
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes

Religion

Religious ethos:
Multi-denominational
Religious services are held weekly:
Yes
There is an oratory in the nursing home:
Yes
Community prayer meetings are held regularly:
Yes
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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
Specialist Care:
'Acquired Brain Injury Care','Independent Living'
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:
Yes
Residents have access a library facility:
Yes
Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly:
Yes
Pampering room available:
Yes

Activities

Music & Dance:
Yes
Arts and Crafts:
Yes
Other leisure services:
Community Meetings:
Yes
Daily Exercise Programme:
Yes
Evening Entertainment:
Yes
Pet therapy:
Yes

Quality Programmes

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

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