Address:
Caherciveen
Co. Kerry

Person in Charge: Noirin Donnelly

Telephone No: 066 9472100

Email: Noirin.Donnelly@hse.ie

Nursing Home Type : Public

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : No

Last updated : 07-02-2014

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Caherciveen Community Hospital

Caherciveen Community Hospital is located at the southern end of the scenic town of Caherciveen where they are many local amenities within a short walking distance. Caherciveen Community Hospital provides care and services for older people.

As far as possible, services are tailored to meet the needs of individual clients. We are committed to giving residents the right to maintain independence, individuality and dignity at all times. Our desire is that residents will feel cared for and valued with us here as well as feeling a continued sense of purpose of life.

We are committed to the provision of patient centered quality care, delivered with compassion and professionalism by valued and dedicated staff whilst ensuring excellence, equity and accountability.

The Day Care Centre provides day care services for people in the local Community who attend Monday to Friday.

The aim of care is to provide a safe, caring and welcoming environment for residents in which they receive a high quality standard of care and support.

 

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
33
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
2
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
6
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
3
Triple Rooms:
1
Larger Rooms:
4
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:
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:
No

Visitors

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

Communication

Staff Understand and Speak Irish:
Yes
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes

Religion

Religious ethos:
None
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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:
No
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:
No
Has an activities programme that allows for regular excursions:
No
Residents have access a library facility:
Yes
Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly:
Yes
Pampering room available:
No

Activities

Music & Dance:
Yes
Arts and Crafts:
Yes
Other leisure services:
Chiropody Occupational Therapist Dietitian all on referrals
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:
No
Reminiscence Therapy:
No
Sonas:
Yes

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