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Address:
Knockrathkyle
Glenbrien
Enniscorthy

Person in Charge: Christine Brett Moroz

Telephone No: 053 9233945

Email: info@lawsonhouse.ie

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 13-01-2014

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Lawson House Nursing Home

Lawson House Private Nursing Home is situated at Knockrathkyle in a peaceful location with lush green surrounds and commands a panoramic view of the Blackstairs Mountains to the West and Bree Hill to the South. A large South facing patio is accessible from the sun lounge. Our spacious and bright dining area overlooks the patio and has wonderful South facing views of the countryside. Located approx 1km from the village of Glenbrien and close to Enniscorthy town.

Our Desire

The aim and desire of Lawson House Private Nursing Home is to enhance the quality of life of our residents. This will be achieved by embracing all aspects of health and social care within an environment designed and equipped to provide a first class standard of care within a peaceful and tranquil setting. 

We acknowledge the importance of facilitating individuals to remain in the local community and strive to provide a service to meet individual’s social needs.

As far as possible we strive to meet the requirements of all our residents and we are committed to giving our residents the right to maintain independence & preserve their dignity at all times.

 

 

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
65
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
56
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
9
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:
No
Ability to choose own bed times:
Yes
Residential couples can be accommodated together:
No
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:
No
Designated Visitor Parking:
Yes
Visiting by pets allowed:
Yes

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
No
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:
No
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes
List of languages staff can understand and speak:
Indian

Religion

Religious ethos:
Roman Catholic
Religious services are held weekly:
Yes
There is an oratory in the nursing home:
Yes
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
Specialist Care:
Wound Care Nurse
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:
No
Optician:
Yes
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:
No
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:
ICA,Bingo,Knitting, Reading, Listening to Music, Board Games
Community Meetings:
Yes
Daily Exercise Programme:
Yes
Evening Entertainment:
Yes
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:
Yes
Sonas:
Yes

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