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They’re not gray hairs. They’re wisdom highlights.
— ~Author Unknown


Number of beds: 50
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite: 42
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite: 4


  • Your room temperature can be controlled by you

  • You can personalise your own space with furniture and furnishings

  • Your bedtime is up to you

  • Couples can be accommodated together

  • Your spouse can stay overnight if required

  • Your room has a lockable door

  • Your room has an emergency call system


Management Policy

  • A welcome programme to help new residents to adjust

  • Residents are given a copy of the nursing home's Statement of Purpose

  • Resident belongings and property are covered by nursing homes insurance

  • Personal laundry service available

  • A quiet room available an alternative to television room

  • Easy access to local amenities

  • Access to Daily Newspaper/Weekly Magazine

  • There is an established and active independent resident council

  • There is complaints procedure for residence if required


Privacy, Security & Safety

  • Residents have access to and can manage personal finances

  • Residents have a private secure place to keep personal belongings

  • Staff knock before entering resident's rooms


Visitors

  • Room / area for private visit

  • Children are allowed visit

  • Easily accessible by public transport

  • Designated Visitor Parking

  • Visiting by pets allowed


Meals

  • Flexible mealtimes

  • Menu choice available

  • Meals can be taken in residents own room on request

  • Specific diets catered for

  • Visitors are allowed to dine with relatives


Communication

As well as English and Irish our staff can understand and speak the following languages.

  • German

  • French

  • Spanish

  • Indian

  • Filipino


Religion

  • Deerpark House Religious ethos is Multi-denominational

  • Religious services are held weekly

  • There is an oratory in the nursing home

  • Community prayer meetings are held regularly


 


Medical Services:

  • Designated Visiting Doctor

  • Resident have access to Own Doctor

  • Registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day

  • Individual Contracts of Care are developed

  • Care Plans are reviewed every three months with residents

  • Flu Vaccinations Available


Additional Services:

Services provided by GMS or privately at an additional cost to residents

Chiropodist
Dentist
Dietician
Occupational Therapist
Optician
Physiotherapist
 


Leisure Time

  • Has a safe and easily accessible outside garden for residents use

  • Has easy access for wheelchairs and walking frames

  • Has an activities programme that allows for regular excursions

  • Residents have access a library facility

  • Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly

  • Pampering room available


Activities

  • Music & Dance

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Other leisure services

  • The activities co-ordinator continues to develop our "Life Program " in line with current affairs. There is ongoing integration of life between Deerpark House and the community at large. Our Activities personnel are trained in OPID, Sonas, Reminiscence Therapy and Advocacay

  • Community Meetings

  • Daily Exercise Programme

  • Evening Entertainment

  • Pet therapy


Quality Programmes

  • Activity Coordinator

  • Advocacy Service

  • 'Essence of Care' programme

  • 'Ten Steps to Healthy Ageing' programme

  • Reminiscence Therapy

  • Sonas