Address:
70 Irishtown
Clonmel
Co.Tipperary

Person in Charge: Siobhain Lovell

Telephone No: 052 6122605

Email: siobainlovell@yahoo.com

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 20-10-2011

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Cottage Nursing Home

 Cottage Nursing Home  is a  Georgian  two story building in the centre of Clonmel town next to Shops Church etc.

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
25
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
9
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
0
Triple Rooms:
2
Larger Rooms:
0
Overnight facility for visitors if required:
Not stated
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:
Not stated
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:
Not stated
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:
No
Visiting by pets allowed:
No

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
Not stated
Menu choice available:
Not stated
Meals can be taken in residents own room on request:
Yes
Specific diets catered for:
Not stated
Visitors allowed to dine with relatives: 
Not stated

Communication

Staff Understand and Speak Irish:
No
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes

Religion

Religious ethos:
Multi-denominational
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:
No
Dentist:
No
Dietician:
No
Occupational Therapist:
No
Optician:
No
Physiotherapist:
No
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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:
No
Pampering room available:
No

Activities

Music & Dance:
Yes
Arts and Crafts:
No
Other leisure services:
Physiotherapy, Chiropody
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:
Yes
'Ten Steps to Healthy Ageing' programme:
Yes
Reminiscence Therapy:
No
Sonas:
Yes

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