Our Care Services

Millrace Nursing Home is a purpose built two-storey facility which can accommodate a maximum of 60 residents. It is a mixed gender facility catering for dependent persons aged 18 years and over, providing long-term residential care, respite, convalescence, dementia and palliative care. Care for persons with learning, physical and psychological needs can also be met within the unit. Within the nursing home we can accommodate three persons of low dependency care from Monday to Friday; 10am – 5pm. .

What Types of Care Do We Provide?

Care is provided for people with a range of needs: low, medium, high and maximum dependency.

Nursing Care
Respite Care
Convalescence
Palliative Care

We provide nursing care for a variety of residents, including those suffering from multifunctional illness, and conditions that affect memory and differing levels of dependency.

Respite care is provided to facilitate temporary relief for primary caregivers. This service may be provided for varied periods of time, agreed upon by the HSE (where applicable), the caregiver, the person requiring care, and Millrace Nursing Home.

We provide convalescent care for people who, following treatment in hospital are assessed to require a further period recovering or recuperating following surgery, major illnesses and accidents.

Palliative care is given to residents who are long term in Millrace Nursing Home as part of their ongoing care, as required. The quality of life of residents and their families facing the problems associated with end of life care is met through the prevention and relief of suffering. This is achieved by the early identification of symptoms, assessment and treatment of pain and other associated problems, including physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs.

Nursing Care

General Nursing Care is provided according to the following dependency levels:

Professional Staff

We employ a professional staff consisting of registered nurses, care assistants, maintenance, housekeeping and catering staff. We can care for all levels of dependency.

All nursing care practises will be supported and backed up by allied professionals such as, Physiotherapists, Chiropodist, Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist (private) Optician, Dietician, Dentist, General Practitioner.