Yes, we have residents who are both in receipt of state funding and who pay privately.
Applications are made to your local Nursing Home Support Office by completing the relevant form which may be accessed on the HSE website. There is an information booklet which you may also download on this site. Click here for more information.
Upon receipt of a request for possible admission, Maura O'Sullivan, our manager, will visit the prospective resident to carry out a pre-admission assessment. This is to determine if St. Gobnait's can cater for the needs of the person. We have many residents with varying degrees of Dementia that reside at St. Gobnait's. We feel that the small environment suits people with a cognitive impairment.
With the help of the Hospice at Home team we, where possible, and if it is the person's wish, continue to care for people at end of life at St.Gobnaits.
No, visitors are welcome at St. Gobnait's at all times. We do ask, however, that visitors refrain from entering rooms where residents are dining as requested by our residents. Families are welcome to spend time with our residents in the Visitors Room at this time.
Yes, people are entitled to a GP of their choice provided the GP is willing to travel to the Nursing Home to provide care when necessary.
Yes, private Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, or Dietitian services may be accessed from the home.
No, in actual fact many of our staff members have been employed at St. Gobnait's in excess of twenty years.
All inspection reports are available on the H.I.Q.A website.
If you have more questions which haven't been answered above, please don't hesitate to call, message or email us. See our contact page for details.