This is a time of life when people deserve compassion, consideration and experience. Our new, state-of-the-art, purpose-built home is designed for convenience, comfort and exceptional care. So, when you or your loved one is ready to make a move to assisted living, you can trust you’re making the right decision.
Our experienced team welcomes residents from all walks of life with a range of requirements, from those who are mentally robust and physically active to people with more advanced care needs. We cater for short and long stays.
We aim to make our home a place where everyone can enjoy life, in the way that suits their needs, abilities and wishes.
Dunshaughlin Care Home is a brand-new, purpose-built residence situated on the outskirts of the town of Dunshaughlin, conveniently close to Dublin. With room for 96 residents, our three-storey residence offers airy, modern and spacious accommodation and a host of living and activity spaces, surrounding a pleasant landscaped courtyard garden.
All of our spacious rooms come with modern ensuite facilities to give every resident their privacy. They also include Nurse Call Alarms for added peace of mind, telephone and access to WiFi. Sky TV is also available on request. Each area enjoys its own communal spaces, including sitting rooms and leisure spaces.
Whether you are staying for a brief spell or making a more permanent move, making sure you have the right care is our top priority. Our experienced, multidisciplinary health and wellbeing team makes an initial assessment of every resident to recommend a personal care plan that suits their individual needs. This plan is regularly reviewed and changes are made when needed.
Our qualified staff includes nurses and care assistants who are extensively trained in care of the elderly. Residents have access to a comprehensive range of medical and allied health professionals, including GP, speech therapists, optician and other therapists when needed.
Our priority is keeping our residents as well as possible. Our team keeps up to date with research and regularly trains in the latest safely and infection protocols.
• 96 private rooms
• 18 accessible bedrooms
• Ensuite bathroom in every room
• Eight sitting rooms
• Six large, comfortable dining rooms
• Sweet shop
• Secure courtyard gardens
• 24/7 staff on duty
• CCTV in main areas for peace of mind
Director of Nursing - Dunshaughlin Care Home
Mark has accumulated over 10 years of experience working in the healthcare industry having previously worked as the Assistant Director of Nursing at Glenaulin Nursing Home, which is part of the Grace Healthcare Group. Before joining Dunshaughlin Care Home, Mark hada successful career with the NHS in the UK. He began as a staff nurse and steadily progressed through the ranks, eventually holding positions as a Clinical Nurse Manager and Clinical Nurse Specialist for the care of the elderly in trauma and orthopaedics. His journey in healthcare culminated in the role of Assistant Director of Nursing.
In addition to his clinical experience, Mark has a background in business and accounting. He holds a diploma in both areas, along with a QQI level 6 qualification in Managing People, ensure the well-being of residents while maintaining a positive and supportive atmosphere.
A happy home is one that’s safe, secure and stable for residents. Our team are recruited based on outstanding credentials and experience, as well as personal qualities of kindness and compassion. Forming friendships, building a sense of community– these are the things that make daily life meaningful for everyone.
We’re also committed to ensuring our staff are properly supported so they can give their best to residents. That means having the right staff-to-resident ratios and providing regular training in techniques, procedures and standards across hygiene, mobility, nutrition and recreation, so teams are well equipped to make sure our residents feel comfortable and relaxed.
Our residents benefit from a wide variety of options for stimulation and enjoyment.From gentle, fun-filled exercise classes such as Siel Blue, to card games, gardening, baking and arts and crafts, our residents have plenty to occupy their day. We also provide therapeutic sessions, including hand massage, pet therapy and sensory stimulation.
Our Activity Coordinator gets to know each resident and creates a personal activity schedule that will meet their needs and their tastes. All our activities are designed to be enjoyed at every level of experience or ability and we welcome family and friends joining in the fun, too!
The nearby market town of Dunshaughlin Care Home has a warm, community feel, and offers a range of high quality restaurants, cafés, pubs and shops for outings. While the surrounding county has plenty of inspiring attractions worth a visit.
We know the decision to help a family member move into a home like ours isn’t easy. We understand and we’re here to help.
We’ll meet with you and your family member to talk about your situation, your requirements and how we can meet them. It’s worth taking a full tour of our facilities to get a feel for the place. And we’ll talk to you about how daily life unfolds here, so you can tailor a plan that makes sense for you and your family member.
Communication is key and our door is always open for any questions or concerns you may have.We take the care of our residents seriously and we have a robust, reliable process to make sure your voice and the voice of your loved one, is heard.
Dunshaughlin Care Home on the Dublin Rd, Dunshaughlin, County Meath.