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Address:
Kinsealy Lane
Malahide
Co. Dublin

Person in Charge: Mary O'Rourke

Telephone No: 01-8462115

Email: talbotlodge@talbotgroup.ie

Website : www.talbotnursinghomes.ie

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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Talbot Lodge Nursing Home

Talbot Lodge Nursing Home is a purpose-built single. Talbot Lodge is set in spacious grounds and landscaped gardens, near the picturesque village of Malahide in Co. Dublin.

Residents regard Talbot Lodge as a good place to live, where their preferred way of life is accommodated in accordance with the core values of rights, independence, choice, privacy, dignity and fulfilment.

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
88
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
9
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
25
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
15
Triple Rooms:
6
Larger Rooms:
1
Overnight facility for visitors if required:
No
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:
No
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:
No
A quiet room available an alternative to television room:
Yes
Easy access to local amenities:
No
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:
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:
Philipino, Indian, Polish, Spanish, Slovakian

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:
No
Dementia Care:
Yes
Palliative Care:
Yes
High Dependency Care:
Yes
Step-down Care:
No
Day Care:
No

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:
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:
Gardening, Aromatherapy,Movie afternoons.
Community Meetings:
Yes
Daily Exercise Programme:
Yes
Evening Entertainment:
Yes
Pet therapy:
Yes

Quality Programmes

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

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