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Address:
Esker Road&Griffeen Road
Lucan
Co. Dublin

Person in Charge: Helen Morris

Telephone No: 01 6249736

Email: info@griffeenvalleynursinghome.com

Website : http://www.griffeenvalleynursinghome.com

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 21-03-2014

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Griffeen Valley Nursing Home

Griffeen Valley Nursing Home is  located in the Griffeen Valley in  Lucan,  our grounds overlook the 200 acres the Griffeen Valley Park has to offer.
Griffeen Valley Nursing Home is within walking distance of Lucan Village.  The 25A Dublin Bus route stopping outside our main gate making.
Lucan Shopping Centre,  Liffey Valley Shopping Centre and Dublin City Centre just a short bus journey away.

The Nursing home is built around an accessible fully enclosed landscaped courtyard, which offers both privacy and security. During your stay with us, please feel free to make use of all communal areas, at any time. Activities ranging from Arts & Crafts or Bingo to a resident’s social afternoon can take place in the reading room. In the corner of the reading room you may notice 2 discreet wooden double doors. When opened, these doors will reveal an altar and tabernacle and the room is used for Mass on Sundays and other religious celebrations.

Please feel free to invite your friends and family to visit you at any time. For security purposes the external gates are locked between the hours of 10pm and 7am. Please give prior notice to staff nurse in charge if you will be having visitors during these times so that arrangements can be made. We would also welcome you to invite a family member to dine with you on special occasions and also to take part or enjoy any of the activities that are being held in house. Please give prior notice to the staff nurse in charge if such arrangements need to be made.

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
25
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
19
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
0
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
3
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:
Not stated
Visiting spouses can stay overnight:
Not stated
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:
Not stated
Easy access to local amenities:
Yes
Access to Daily Newspaper/Weekly Magazine:
Not stated
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:
Yes
Designated Visitor Parking:
Yes
Visiting by pets allowed:
No

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
Not stated
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: 
Not stated

Communication

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

Religion

Religious ethos:
Roman Catholic
Religious services are held weekly:
No
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:
No
Dementia Care:
Yes
Palliative Care:
Yes
High Dependency Care:
No
Step-down Care:
No
Day Care:
No

Medical Services:

Designated Visiting Doctor:
Yes
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:
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:
No
Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly:
Yes
Pampering room available:
No

Activities

Music & Dance:
No
Arts and Crafts:
No
Other leisure services:
Community Meetings:
Not stated
Daily Exercise Programme:
Not stated
Evening Entertainment:
No
Pet therapy:
No

Quality Programmes

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

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