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Address:
Sea Road
Castlebellingham
Co. Louth

Person in Charge: Eileen Dullaghan

Telephone No: 042 9382106

Email: stpeters@guardianhealthcare.ie

Website : www.guardianhealthcare.ie

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 31-03-2014

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St. Peter's Nursing Home

St. Peter's Nursing Home is a purpose built home set beautifully in quiet, discreet grounds on the outskirts of Castlebellingham Village.

At  St. Peter's we meet the needs of our residents by providing them with the highest level of person centred care and service.
This total caring concept is planned in such a way as to encompass the physical, emotional, social and spiritual need of our residents at all times.

All our residents have the right to privacy and are treated with the utmost respect and dignity. We are delighted to announce that St. Peter's Nursing Home has been awarded the Excellence Ireland Q Mark Award for Irish Nursing Home of the Year 2010. Special emphasis is placed on the individual happiness and dignity of our residents.

Residents are also encouraged to partake in the various recreational activities which take place daily in the spacious and comfortable day rooms.
Friends and family are as welcome as they would be in your own home.

 

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
39
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
33
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
0
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
3
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:
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:
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:
Yes
Designated Visitor Parking:
Yes
Visiting by pets allowed:
No

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

Religion

Religious ethos:
Roman Catholic
Religious services are held weekly:
Yes
There is an oratory in the nursing home:
No
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:
Yes
Dementia Care:
Yes
Palliative Care:
Yes
Specialist Care:
Speech and language therapy and other clinical services by arrangement as required Regular visits by Clergy
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:
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:
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:
Yes
Arts and Crafts:
No
Other leisure services:
Community Meetings:
No
Daily Exercise Programme:
No
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:
No

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