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, Co. Louth. 

This purpose built, state-of-the-art facility is luxuriously furnished to provide a comfortable home for it residence. The building is designed to ensure all residents have a view of the courtyard or landscaped gardens where residents and guests can stroll in safety and privacy. 

*All of Trinity Care’s homes are registered as partaking in the Fair Deal Scheme.

St. Peter's has been awarded the EIQA Q Mark 'Quality of Care Standard' for Nursing Homes, an independent quality accreditation based on stringent quality and hygiene standards.  St. Peter's is fully registered with the HSE Dublin North East Area and HIQA.  The home is also approved by the VHI, Laya Healthcare and Aviva Health.

Please feel free to arrange a tour or call our Director of Nursing Dulce Tagacanao, on 042 9382106.

Care ServicesPet therapy with residents

St. Peters offers long and short term residential care. We have an experienced and superbly trained team of health professionals

In addition we also provide and range of services to meet individual needs such as:

All our staff at St. Peters have received specialised Dementia Training in order to provide the highest standard of care to our Residents with dementia including Alzheimers.

Location / finding us

The home is situated within walking distance of the local shops, post office and church. St. Peters is 15 minutes from Dundalk and Ardee and 20 minutes from Drogheda. It is served by good public transport and we have ample car parking available.

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  • St. Peters offers accommodation for 39 residents in single and double rooms
  • Small homely atmosphere
  • Single storey building offering superb ease of access throughout
  • Generous sized individual rooms with ensuite bathrooms
  • Wireless call system and private telephone
  • Superbly finished with bespoke furniture
  • All rooms have telephone and  television
  • All rooms have level access with garden or court yard aspect
  • Full in house laundry service

Facilities & Services

  • 24 Hour G.P. Cover
  • Community dental, pptical and chiropody can be accessed on request
  • Full Daily Activities Programme (see Social Activities below)
  • Daily clergy visit and regular Mass 
  • In house physiotherapist available on a consultative basis.
  • Monthly residents/relatives meeting
  • Quarterly resident/family newsletter

Catering and Nutritional Requirements

Residents having a laugh over a cup of tea

catering staff preparing dinner in the kitchen

Dining in St. Peter’s is a social experience to look forward to and be enjoyed by all. Our catering service is provided in conjunction with Campbell Bewley catering.  Pat, our award winning chef, prepares menus which comprise of fresh, seasonal ingredients so that every meal is not only nutritious but also looks great and tastes delicious. It is important that our residents eat what they like, whether a lovely wholesome meal or a varied three course dinner.  There is a choice available everyday and the dishes we prepare reflect and include the likes and requests of our residents.
St. Peter's provides residents with a choice of homemade dishes and freshly baked goods each day which residents can choose to take in the dining room or, if they prefer, in the comfort of their own room.

Social Activities

residents and care worker posing for photo

At St. Peter’s the managed social activities programme plays a key role in ensuring our residents maintain a happy outlook.  We endeavor to provide as wide a range of activities as possible to cater for physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the residents.  

Activities include:

  • Art Therapy with a local artist
  • Movies
  • Exercises
  • Musical entertainment
  • External trips to local events / concerts etc.
  • Gardening
  • Craft demonstrations
  • Bingo 
  • Reminiscence therapy
  • Card games

St. Peter’s also has daily visits by local clergy visits and regular mass. 

Meet the St. Peter's Team

nursing smiling and talking with resident in wheelchair

Director of Nursing

Dulce Tagacanao R.G.N. is the Director of Nursing at St. Peter’s Nursing Home.  Dulce is a qualified nurse and has worked in various acute hospitals and managed in a number of leading nursing homes.  Dulce and her team of more than 40 staff are dedicated to the St. Peter’s vision of ‘meeting the needs of our residents by providing them with the highest level of person centered care and service’.  Dulce and her team pride themselves on the successful links between St. Peters and the local community.

Dulce is supported by a very experienced team of nursing and care staff. 

Yvonne McDonald R.G.N. is our Clinical Nurse Manager & PPIM.

Karen Dodril is our Administrator and Eileen Mulligan is our Head Housekeeper.

2016 Q Mark Awards

St. Peter's Nursing Home has been shortlisted for the Excellence Ireland Q Mark Irish Nursing Home of the Year Award 2016.  

2013 NHI Care Awards

We were delighted to announce that St. Peter's  Mairead McGuinness R.G.N. won the Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) Registered Nurse of The Year Award. 

2011 National Award

Mary Moran, Senior Carer at St. Peters, was awarded All Ireland Nursing Home Carer of the Year 2011, at the Nursing Home Ireland Annual Awards.  Mary has worked at St. Peter since it opened 10 years ago.  

2010 National Award

St. Peter's Nursing Home was awarded the Excellence Ireland Q Mark Irish Nursing Home of the Year 2010 at an awards ceremony at the Burlington hotel.  St. Peter's was the first Louth home to win this pretigious award.

VHI Nursing home approved


St Peter's Nursing Home
  • St Peter's Nursing Home, Co Louth
  • Sea Road, Castlebellingham, Co. Louth
  • Phone: 042 938 2106
  • Fax: 042 938 2180