Nurse Recruitment Initiative
  • Killeline Nursing Home, Limerick

Killeline Nursing Home

Cork Road,
Newcastle West,
Co. Cork

Tel: (069) 22061 / 069 69836
Fax: (069) 69837
Email: info@killelinenursing.ie
Web: www.killelinenursing.ie

Person in Charge: Marie Leahy

Killeline Nursing Home is a state of the art Nursing Home, set in Newcastle West, near Killeline Leisure Centre. It is owned by the Windmill Group, which is operated by Mr Pat Kennedy and Mr Denis McElligott. Pat and Denis have a vast amount of experience in managing Nursing Homes, and are Proprietors of Abbot Close Nursing Home, also in Co. Limerick, Windmill House Nursing Home in Churchtown Co. Cork, Clarenbridge Nursing Home in Co. Galway and Ferbane Nursing Home Co. Offaly. Killeline Nursing Home is registered with Health Information and Quality Authority. (HIQA). It is a 63 bedded facility, with a staff complement of 75 people.

The Director of Nursing leads a team of experienced staff, in a homely environment with a commitment to the wellbeing and security of each resident. We strive, to promote the Independence and individuality which is tailored to the person’s needs. It is a restraint free environment, which continuously promotes happiness and health.

At Killeline Nursing Home we offer a facility which is secure and safe with key pad access and 24-hour CCTV. All visitors to the Nursing Home report to reception, which sign a visitors book (during office hours) or to the nurse in charge.

What We Offer At Killeline Nursing Home

Convalescence and Respite Care

Killeline Nursing Home is approved by all the major Health Care Companies. Medical and post-surgery rehabilitation care is provided and tailored to each patient’s needs. Killeline Nursing Home is convenient from LUH, St. Johns Hospital, and Croom Orthopaedic Hospital.

Respite care is also provided at Killeline Nursing Home, which gives both the patient and the in- home carer, a chance to take a break, for a short period. Funding for respite is provided privately or on contract.

General Long Term Care

General Long Term Care is offered to those requiring extended care, or those needing some level of assistance with activities of daily living. Funding for long term care can be accessed through the nursing home support scheme (fair deal) or privately. Our range of activities are vast, and which are led by our Activity Coordinator, and complemented by a range of outside therapists, who provide various different activities, ranging from music therapy, art therapy and pottery.

Acquired Brain Injury Unit/ Secure Male Unit

The 13 bedded male unit is a dedicated Unit within Killeline Nursing Home, where all residents in this Unit receive high quality care in addition to therapies and treatment from highly skilled multi-disciplinary team. The Nursing and health care staff are highly motivated to supply these residents with the care and attention they require. It has its own private enclosed courtyard with a water fountain feature where the residents love to roam in nice weather.

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Unit

Our Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Unit is a 14 bedded unit complete with its own Dining room, day room and activity room. It provides a safe and relaxing environment in a secure setting with up to date facilities, including Nurse Call System, Specialist low-low beds and pressure relieving mattresses. The residents receive high quality care from well trained staff in a home from home environment.

Other Facilities include Access to;

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dietician
  • Pre-Admission Assessment
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Hair dressing
  • Chiropody
  • Dentist
  • Optician
  • Skype/Internet
  • Multi-Channel TV

Why Choose Us?

At Killeline Nursing we also embrace our core values which are:
  • Enhance and prolong our clients quality of life
  • Promote individuality and independence
  • Observe ones individual dignity
  • Promote a safe and friendly environment

Within our speciality unit we feel that:

  • Everyone has the right to plan their own lives
  • Everyone has the right to be at the centre of planning what is undertaken on their behalf
  • Everyone has the right to be part of their community
  • Everyone has the right to live the way they feel is correct for them