The mission of management and staff at Drakelands House is to meet the individual needs of all of our residents by providing the highest level of person-centered care. We promote a quality of life for all residents.
Drakelands House has 69 beautiful private rooms providing space, privacy, safety and comfort for each resident.
Careful thought has been given to creating both relaxed community filled living spaces and quiet individual rooms to ensure everyone can both retain privacy and quiet time while enjoying the companionship of the homes community. Residents and visitors can all enjoy the luxury facilities including;
Full and 24 hour GP services with your choice of GP
Optical, dental, audiology services as required
24 hour room service
HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Our activity coordinators provide carefully designed activities to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs and preferences of all residents. Activities can include but are not limited to; exercise and physical therapy, arts and crafts, gardening, pet therapy, music and theatre, beauty and external trips. The activity programmes also bring together our community including the residents, staff, family members, friends and the local community.
Nutritional requirements and dietary health are all carefully factored into our meals and menus are nutritionally analysed to support the promotion of healthy eating. Our experienced Chefs prepare fresh, seasonal ingredients to optimize both nutrition and taste. There is always a choice available everyday and the likes and dislikes of residents in our home is reflected in all our meal planning.
THE DRAKELANDS TEAM
Anne Fleck-Byrne is the Director of Nursing at Drakelands House. Together her and her highly respected team dedicate themselves to providing a home from home for every resident. Anne trained as a General Nurse in Ardkeen Hospital, Waterford and first gained gerontological experience at St Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park, Dublin. Subsequently Anne worked in the UK in nursing homes and for larger groups such as BUPA Healthcare. Anne has been the Director of Nursing at Drakelands Home in Kilkenny since 1997. She is Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.
She is joined by Phil Phelan our Assistant Director of Nursing, Beatrice our Clinical Nurse Manager, Kerry the Accounts Manager, Mairead our Operations supervisor, Karen our Chef and Catering manager, Denise our activities coordinator and Aisling our receptionist and administrative assistant.
Drakelands House is conveniently located just a short 9 minute drive form the centre of Kilkenny off of the R695 road.
Drakelands House Nursing Home,
Tel: (056 777 0925 )