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Address:
Skahanagh
Tralee
Co. Kerry

Person in Charge: Catriona O'Connor

Telephone No: 066 7119090

Email: catriona.oconnor@cuildidin.ie

Website : www.cuildidin.ie

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 22-01-2014

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Cuil Didin Nursing & Residential Care Facility

Our Mission and Commitment

“It is our stated policy that all residents enjoy a relaxed , respected , safe and secure environment where Person Centred Integrated Health Care Planning is at the core and is provided by compassionate, caring and accredited care givers who are supported by a competent team of service providers.

We are all working to achieve the same outcome—health & happiness for all who live, work and visit in Cuil Didin”….Catriona 05/05/2011

•    The mission of Cúil Dídin is the organisation’s clear and compelling goal that serves as a focal point of effort.

•    The organisational mission shall act as a written expression of the basic goals that shape an organisation and give it purpose.

•    It is our stated policy that all residents enjoy a relaxed, respected, safe and secure environment where Person Centred Integrated Health Care Planning is at the core and is provided by compassionate, caring and accredited care givers who are supported by a competent team of service providers. We are all working to achieve the same outcome - health and happiness for all who live, work and visit Cúil Dídin.

•    Cúil Dídin endeavour’s to provide the highest standards of professional care to each resident and their families in a homely, safe, friendly and comfortable environment.  Our respect for the quality and dignity of human life and our desire to create, and maintain a haven that is both warm and compassionate as well as picturesque and tranquil, motivates all of us, in everything we do, every day.  We are committed to enhancing the physical, emotional and spiritual well being of all who live and work in Cúil Dídin.

•    Cúil Dídin is committed to providing professional care in a warm, holistic, protective and picturesque environment.  This vision is achieved through the wholehearted commitment and skill of all our employees, spiritual guidance and adherence to the most stringent standards of professional nursing care today.

 

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
64
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
46
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
0
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
9
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:
Yes
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:
Yes
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:
Polish,Slovakian, Filipino,Indian

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:
Yes
Dementia Care:
Yes
Palliative Care:
Yes
Specialist Care:
Care for the special needs.
High Dependency Care:
Yes
Step-down Care:
Yes
Day Care:
Yes

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:
Yes
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:
Activities are further enhanced by our full time activities co-ordinator and by the availability of a mini gym, artist sessions, baking, active Go for Life Programme, a music room, a games room, and access to a broad range of other health services and therapist.
Community Meetings:
Yes
Daily Exercise Programme:
Yes
Evening Entertainment:
Yes
Pet therapy:
Yes

Quality Programmes

Activity Coordinator:
Yes
Advocacy Service:
Yes
'Essence of Care' programme:
Yes
'Ten Steps to Healthy Ageing' programme:
Yes
Reminiscence Therapy:
Yes
Sonas:
Yes

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