Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Care is available when individuals require regular care by qualified nursing staff at intervals throughout the day and night to a level which could not be provided in a residential home or at home.  People requiring nursing home care may need assistance with some of the following:-

  • Treatment of pressure sores
  • Management of severe pain through prescribed treatment of medication.
  • Assistance with administration of oxygen.
  • Care of urinary catheter, suction, tube feeding.
  • Daily monitoring of fluids by a physician.
  • Serious deterioration in physical or mental condition.
  • Requiring help of two people to mobilise.
  • Regular incontinence requiring frequent attention throughout the day

For further information on admission to a Nursing Home please contact the Care Management Team