A modern residence, in a rural Cork setting

Set in the tranquil and picturesque countryside of County Cork , CareChoice Nursing Home in Ballynoe is a charming and modern premises that offers residents the very best in facilities, comfort and professional care.

Make your home
with us at
Ballynoe, Cork.

Located just two miles from Ballyvolane and 15 minutes from Cork City, the residence overlooks the rolling fields of farmland and has all the facilities and services you would expect from a safe and exclusive residence.

You can view recent HIQA reports about CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe, Cork  here.

Staff – Ballynoe, Cork.

At CareChoice Nursing Home in Ballynoe Cork, we all share the same goal – to provide you with access to the best care, support and expertise possible. The CareChoice ethos of person-centred care is reflected in our day-to-day work as we interact with each person, listening to their wishes and responding to their individual needs.

Gráinne Henson

Director of Nursing at CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe, Cork.

Qualifications: Registered Nurse (R.N.), Master of Health Medicine (the equivalent of an MBA in Health)

Professional focus: Gráinne and her team regularly care for residents with dementia. Over the years this has led to Gráinne developing a particular interest in the area of dementia care, specifically developments in diagnosis and care models.

Gráinne Henson,
Director of Nursing

CareChoice Ballynoe
Whites Cross,
Cork

T: 021 430 0534
F: 021 4300535
E: grainne.henson@carechoice.ie

Services – Ballynoe, Cork.

Here in CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe, Cork, we pride ourselves on listening closely to our residents in all things. This approach helps us to deliver a varied and high-quality range of services that help us to care for, support and entertain our residents.

Some of the services we provide include:

Physiotherapy: Local physiotherapists visit to provide treatments.

Local GPs: Residents have access to their local GPs to ensure continuity of care.

Dietician: Nutritional advice and appointments with a dietician are available for residents.

Hairdressing: Residents can enjoy a twice weekly visit from the hairdresser.

Chiropody: Regular visits for chiropody treatments on site.

Alternative therapies: e.g. relaxing hand massages, aromatherapy etc.

Activity Programs: e.g. crafts, card games, bingo and many more depending on residents requests. Activities can happen one-on-one or in groups.

Exercise Classes: Keeping active at your own pace with visiting instructors.

Religious services: We respect all religions and many of residents derive great support from prayer groups, masses and other religious services.

Building & Gardens – Ballynoe, Cork.

Nursing Home Facilities 

A safe and secure purpose built facility in County Cork, built to the highest standards including:

  • 45 en-suite bedrooms
  • 3 comfortable sitting rooms
  • Vintage themed dining room
  • State of the art kitchen
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Hair Salon
  • Activities Room
  • A secured courtyard an outside space in the Cork countryside
  • Lift
  • Laundry

Bedrooms

Each bedroom features:

  • Nurse Call facility linked to Nurses Stations
  • En-suites with wheelchair accessible showers
  • Flat screen TV
  • Large Robes
  • Direct Dial phone

And of course whatever personal touches residents wish to make such as hanging pictures, including their favourite chair or ornaments from home etc.

Gardens

CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe, Cork enjoys a lovely rural setting, where we are blessed to be surrounded by extensive gardens and beautiful views of the countryside for our residents to enjoy. Our gardens are a wonderful amenity where residents go for walks, sit with visitors and get involved in planting and other light gardening. We also have outside courtyard space with seating for residents to enjoy some sunshine in the finer weather.

We are passionate about social activities as well as therapeutic activities. Residents have a committee – including some family members and staff  – that meets regularly to discuss what kinds of activities they would like to have access to, whether there are any outings they’d like to plan and other items of interest.

Some of our regular recreational activities at CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe, Cork include:

The Ballynoe Bar

Whether it’s to chat about sport over a pint or catch-up with other residents over a G&T, our ‘Ballynoe Bar’ offers residents the opportunity to enjoy a night cap and a chat as they might in their own homes. We also organise occasional outings to a local pub.

Spa Ballynoe

Everyone loves a little pampering now and then and our residents are no different. Spa Ballynoe brings manicures, massage, facials and other relaxing treatments to CareChoice where residents can enjoy them.! 

Afternoon Tea and Coffee Mornings

Once or month or so we get the fine bone china out and enjoy a lovely afternoon tea or coffee morning. These events create a real sense of occasion and prove very popular among residents.

Music Sessions

We hold regular music sessions at CareChoice Ballynoe that always create a sense of excitement among residents. Sometimes there’s dancing and other times a sing-song takes off, but these events are always a success. 

Movie Afternoons

Many of our residents grew up with a fondness for ‘the pictures’ and some have a great interest in film. These afternoons, which feature movies chosen by residents, always prove popular.

Outings

Residents enjoy regular outings; visiting local areas of interest in Cork such as concert halls, historical sites, libraries, museums etc. as well as short outings to the local pub or the seaside. 

Board Games

Card Groups

Coffee mornings

Library Trolley

Mass/Rosary

Hand Massage

Quizzes

Reminiscence Sessions/ Discussion Groups

Baking

If you’re considering Nursing Homes in Cork as care options, please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions. We always work closely with residents and their families to ensure any care solution is as individually tailored as possible.

Give us a call, send us an email or book an appointment and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

CareChoice Nursing Home
Whites Cross
Ballynoe
Co. Cork

T: +353 (0) 21 430 0534
F:  +353 (0) 21 430 0534
E: ballynoe@carechoice.ie

Testimonials – Ballynoe, Cork.

At CareChoice Ballynoe we build a special relationship with each resident and their family. Here are some testimonials from the families of former residents. In order to protect the privacy of residents and their families, we have not printed the names of those who provided these testimonials. The Director of Nursing at CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe, Cork holds these details on file.

“Thank you for the wonderful care and kindness shown to our Dad from the moment he arrived at CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe, Cork. The care and tenderness shown to him – and us – will never be forgotten.”

“CareChoice Nursing Home, Ballynoe was a home away from home for Mam where she met new friends who looked out for her and helped her settle in. We have many happy memories of Mam in Ballynoe, playing Bingo, Christmas Mass, her trip to Blarney and especially the sing songs! Thanks for the memories.”

Book an Appointment

We welcome visits so that potential residents can see first-hand the facilities, meet our staff and get a sense of the care available at CareChoice. Please fill out our enquiry form and someone will be in touch, or alternatively feel free to give us a call.

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