CASTLEMANOR NURSING HOME, CO CAVAN

Castlemanor Nursing home is a purpose-built spacious Nursing home, located on the outskirts of Cavan town. The home is a 71 bed facility with a dedicated 13 bed Dementia unit

Castlemanor Nursing home is a purpose-built spacious Nursing home, located on the outskirts of Cavan town. The home is a 71 bed facility with a dedicated 13 bed Dementia unit (called Lough Oughter).

At Castlemanor Nursing Home you’ll find dedicated, experienced staff delivering a range of quality individualised care for residents in a relaxed homely environment.

We offer the highest level of person centred care to all our Residents, over a 24 hour period, requiring care from minimal support and assistance to maximum Nursing care.

Castlemanor Nursing Home has deservedly earned a reputation as being one of the leading nursing homes in Co Cavan

Castlemanor Nursing Home is registered as partaking in the Fair Deal Scheme.

Castlemanor is fully registered with HIQA and the HSE. The home is also approved by the VHI, Laya Healthcare and Aviva Health.

A warm welcome awaits you at Castlemanor Nursing Home. You are more than welcome to visit Castlemanor and meet our team. Please contact the Director of Nursing Mary Wright in order to arrange a tour (049 4327100) or send us an email

 

 

Care Services

The aim of the management and staff at Castlemanor Nursing home is to meet the needs of our Residents by providing them with the highest level of person centred care and service. In a homely atmosphere, Castlemanor provides high quality individualised care, along with courteous, understanding, and friendly attention enabling our Residents to enjoy a high quality of life.

At Castlemanor we offer long-term residential nursing care, specialised dementia care in our Lough Oughter Dementia care wing, convalescence care, and respite short stay.

Our vibrant community brings an enjoyable and caring atmosphere to the next phase of life. All our residents have the right to privacy and are treated with the utmost respect and dignity. This total caring concept is planned in such a way as to encompass the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of our Residents at all times.
Our team is highly qualified and experienced who give every thought to ensuring your loved one enjoys the best care while getting the most out of every day. The excellent standards of care are underpinned by a level of warmth and compassion

At Castlemanor we have designed our home to have a frail elderly and dementia friendly environment. We provide our Residents with formal nursing care plans, help with the activities of daily living (ADL’s), and personalised care designed to offer Residents as much mental and memory stimulation as possible. All our staff have received the latest certified training in how to provide person centred care and support for our residents with dementia, ensuring they are treated with the care and support they need to live a long and fulfilled life. Therefore, we work with our Residents’ and their families to get to know them and familiarise ourselves with their past life, experiences, passions, preferences and most importantly what is important to them and their loved ones now.

Lough Oughter Unit: This is a 13 bed dementia specific residence for those Residents with specific complex care needs related to their dementia. Lough Oughter has its own specifically designed dementia bedrooms, hallways, ensuites, lounge, and dining room and a dementia friendly sensory garden and courtyard.

 

Convalescent & Post-Operative Rehabilitative Care assists individuals with recuperation and recovery after surgery or serious illness. Castlemanor Nursing Home is well known for this service through our links with our regional acute hospitals, including Cavan General Hospital and the community.

Respite Care is aimed at providing temporary relief to caregivers at home. Castlemanor has a long history of providing this service in the Cavan area and with the HSE. Castlemanor Nursing Home is registered with all the major medical insurance companies including the VHI and Irish Life Health.

You are more than welcome to visit Castlemanor Nursing home and meet our team. Please contact the Director of Nursing, Mary Wright in order to arrange a tour (Ph: 049 4327100). 

 

Location / finding us

Castlemanor Nursing Home is conveniently located at Drumalee on the outskirts of Cavan Town. Located in this well established residential community, it is approximately 10 minutes walk from Cavan Town centre

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Visiting Hours

Trinity Care does not have visiting hours for relatives - people can drop in when ever it suits. We provide 24 hour telephone access and you can visit at any time of the day or night. We are as keen as you to create a safe, happy, fulfilling life for your loved one.

Our Mission

nurse and resident having a laugh in the garden

Our Mission at Castlemanor Nursing Home is to promote and enhance the quality of life of our Residents by ensuring they are the focus of everything we do. Our staff are central to all we achieve and through them we deliver a high standard of care. Through professional management and a shared vision, we deliver continuous quality improvement in all our homes.

Our vibrant community brings an enjoyable and caring atmosphere to the next phase of life. All our residents have the right to privacy and are treated with the utmost respect and dignity. This total caring concept is planned in such a way as to encompass the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of our Residents at all times.

We understand that having a loved one move into a care home can be a big change for all the family. That’s why we provide the help and advice you need emotional or practical support. We believe in supporting each resident and their family in any way we can, especially if their needs or abilities change over time.

All members of our care team receive regular training to ensure they are up to date with good practice, including the latest techniques in supporting people living with different forms of dementia.

Castlemanor Nursing Home has been awarded an NHI award 2017 for Innovations in Dementia Care – Winner Carmel Hopkins

 

Accommodation

one of the care home bedroom

As Castlemanor is a purpose built nursing home, meticulous thought has gone into its design so as to provide our Residents with high degrees of privacy and comfort. Our superbly finished bedrooms are fitted with bespoke furniture, a wireless call system and have private telephone points.

All rooms are ensuite and have been designed to afford easy access and facilitate assisted showering. The majority of our rooms are single, and have one double room available. Residents are encouraged to bring their own personal effects to Castlemanor in order to personalise their rooms.

The home has been designed as a frail elderly and dementia friendly environment including bedroom and ensuite design, small cosy lounges and dining rooms, specialised lighting, signage and sensory gardens.

Castlemanor is set over two floors and is fully wheelchair accessible and some bedrooms enjoy a courtyard garden view. The home is designed to provide “small group” environments and we have various lounges and dining rooms within the home. We want our Residents to benefit from a cosy and safe ambience.

Among the facilities available we have a hairdressing salon, an oratory, a visitor’s room, a magnificent activities / function room, and a comfortable welcoming entrance reception area. We provide a full complimentary laundry service.

Our Care Team

The Nursing, Caring, Catering, Domestic and Administration Team at Castlemanor Nursing Home is led by our Director of Nursing (Home Manager) who has extensive experience in the provision of both long and short-term care. Our staff are personally selected, caring, experienced and willing to cater to the individual needs of our Residents.

At Castlemanor Nursing Home we know that we distinguish ourselves through our Continuous Education Programme that our staff go through annually, so that we can continue to provide the highest levels of care. We strive to provide a Resident centred approach to our care provision and care planning. All our Staff are trained in person centred dementia care through extensive dementia care training and education.

Our team of Medical Doctors from local GP’s provide regular weekly visits and we have an on-call system in place. Residents have the freedom to keep their own GP if they so choose.

 

Facilities & Services

  • In- house hairdressing weekly ( Wednesdays)

  • Full 24 hours on call G.P. Services in place

  • Community dental, optical and chiropody can be accessed on request.

  • Full daily activities programme in place (see examples below)

  • Weekly clergy visits & weekly mass ( Fridays )

  • Monthly residents/relatives meeting

  • Quarterly resident/family newsletter

     

Catering and Nutritional Requirements

meal preparation in kitchen by trinity care's catering staff

The chefs at Castlemanor Nursing home pride themselves on producing fresh, seasonal and delicious meals every day.

Dining at Castlemanor Nursing Home is a social experience to look forward to and be enjoyed by all. Our experienced Chefs prepare menus which comprise fresh, seasonal ingredients so that every meal is not only nutritious but also looks great and tastes delicious. Meal times are also an opportunity for socialising and residents are welcome to welcome relatives or close friends to dine with them if they wish.

There is a choice available every day and the dishes we prepare reflect and include the likes and requests of our Residents as well as their nutritional needs. The chefs provide Residents with a choice of homemade dishes and freshly baked goods each day which Residents can choose to take in our dining room or, if they prefer, in the comfort of their own room.

All of our menus have been nutritionally analysed in order to support the promotion and delivery of healthy eating for older people, including those with Dementia and eating difficulties.

 

Social Activities - Keeping Active and having fun

Day to day living at Castlemanor Nursing Home is primarily about our Residents. We call it activity based care and it’s at the heart of everything we do at Castlemanor Nursing Home. We believe a managed social activities program plays a key role in ensuring our Residents live their life to the full in their home. We invite residents to join us in Castlemanor Nursing Home where they can live and enjoy their life. We endeavour to provide a wide a range of activities as much as possible to cater for physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the residents.

care worked assisting residents during card making

The Activities Program run by our dedicated Activity Coordinator and staff include the following:

  • Reminiscence Therapy
  • Pet therapy
  • Doll therapy
  • Regular Live Musical Entertainment (weekly)
  • Exercise class assisted by the activity co -ordinators
  • Baking
  • Gardening
  • Craft Demonstrations
  • Bingo, Board Games.
  • External Trips to local areas of interest, shopping, theatre, variety shows, trips to parks etc.
  • Summer Family themed party
  • Card Games
  • Movies
  • Sonas Therapy, dedicated Communication Sessions for those Residents with Dementia.
  • Imagination gym
  • Knitting club
  • Forget-Me -Not-Café last Wednesday of every month in Castlemanor Community Centre

Newspapers are delivered daily and free WIFI is available.

Mass is streamed daily

Weekly mass in oratory [ Fridays]

Other religious preferences are facilitated.

Many of our activities create bonds between our Residents and Staff. Following assessment of our residents we will encourage personal interests and hobbies as much as possible.

 

The Castlemanor Team

Director of Nursing

Mary Wright R.G.N. is the Director of Nursing at Castlemanor Nursing Home. Mary has been a nurse for over 30 years and has specialised in care of the elderly for the last 15 years. Mary has managed various residential care centres in Ireland and has a wealth of experience in her field. Together with her team of more than 80 staff who are dedicated to the Trinity Care's goal of meeting the needs of our residents by providing them with the highest level of person centred care and service. Mary and the team ensures the residents and their families receive the highest levels of care and support at Castlemanor. Assistant Director of Nursing is Carmel Hopkins R.G.N.

Ann is our Administrator, Receptionists are May & Anna and Jacinta is the Head Housekeeper.
 

We are here to help

We hope you like the sound of what Castlemanor Nursing Home has to offer, but appreciate that there is lots to think about.  Get in touch with us to find out how we can help and answer your questions.


Castlemanor Nursing Home

Billis,
Drumalee,
Cavan,
Co Cavan
H12VH73

Tel: 049 4327100
Email: castlemanor@trinitycare.ie

 

 

 

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Castlemanor Nursing home is a purpose-built spacious Nursing home, located on the outskirts of Cavan town. The home is a 71 bed facility with a dedicated 13 bed Dementia unit
  • Castlemanor Nursing Home, Co Cavan
  • Castlemanor Nursing Home Billis, Drumalee, Cavan, Co Cavan. H12VH73
  • Phone: 049 4327100
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