CareChoice Malahide caters for 165 residents and is located just off the Malahide Rd and is surrounded by local amenities like shops and cafes. We have a beautiful, manicured garden at the rear of our home where residents are free to relax in the sun. We offer all of the home comforts of daily life and our residents’ rooms are spacious and we encourage everyone to decorate their rooms to their own taste. Our team pride themselves on the quality of the care that they give each resident daily and always ensure their every need is catered for. With a full time, physiotherapist and our multi-disciplinary team, we have a wealth of experience in CareChoice Malahide.
We take great pride in caring for all our residents and we provide a person-centred approach to care. Our staff have the perfect mix of training and experience to give residents the compassionate care that they need. Our staff are always available to answer any questions you might have and have a pro-active approach to all aspects within our Home. Our staff are friendly, and many are from the local area which gives a great sense of community in CareChoice Malahide. This makes the transition into our Home more relaxed and enjoyable for residents.
We know all our residents are individuals, they have families, friends, opinions and many diverse hobbies. We want our residents to enjoy the things that are important to them and cherish the pieces that make them unique. We like to try to go the extra mile to make our residents comfortable, have fun, get involved and generally enjoy the experience of our Home and yet still feel like they can be exactly as they would in their own homes.
We like to encourage visitors and family in CareChoice Malahide, and we always do our best to have maximum accessibility for all. Please speak to a member of our team if you would like to find out more information about our visiting.
Attracta Boyle – Senior Administrator
Attracta is the Senior Administrator in CareChoice Malahide Road and is the main point of contact for all Enquiries and Admissions to the Nursing Home. Attracta also has responsibility for all resident’s accounts. Having previously managed her own business for over fifteen years, Attracta changed career path in 2015 and joined the CareChoice Malahide Road team.
Having personal insight and understanding of the transition to nursing home care along with extensive knowledge of the Fair Deal process, Attracta is dedicated to ensuring that the journey from enquiry to admission stage is made as easy as possible for both the resident and their families. Attracta would be happy to assist and answer any questions you may have.
If you are interested in CareChoice Malahide Road, please contact Attracta on:
01-8770844 / 086 0746404, or alternatively email Attracta at: email@example.com
Emmet Gleeson – Director of Nursing
Qualifications: RPN, RSCN, H. Dip, MSc Mental Health
Professional Focus: Emmet Qualified as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with an honours degree in 2009 from the University of Dublin – Trinity College.
Emmet has experience working in Mental Health Nursing, General Children’s Nursing and Care of the Older Person; National Children’s Hospital, Cherry Orchard Hospital Dublin, Tallaght University Hospital, St. Loman’s Mental Health Services and St Patrick’s University Hospital Dublin and Dalkey Lodge Nursing Home caring for young people, adults and older persons with a range of general health and social care needs. Emmet held a position as Project Consultant in the development of a State-of-the-Art Acute Inpatient Unit in Dublin prior to joining CareChoice in 2016 as an Assistant Director of Nursing at our Finglas home. Emmet has also completed a postgraduate higher diploma in Children’s nursing leading to registration as a Registered Sick Childrens Nurse, as well as a Master of Science in Mental Health in Trinity College Dublin. Emmet is currently undertaking a Master of Science in Healthcare Management at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Director of Nursing
The care and attention my mother gets is very good. The Staff treat my mother with great respect and we can see the bond between my mother and staff.– Resident CareChoice Malahide
In CareChoice Malahide, we offer a range of different services to our residents.
A sample of some of these services are:
We also have links with CNS Gerontology, Community based Mental Health Services, Dietician and Speech and Language Therapists.
We have a dedicated Head Chef who oversees all meals and snacks in CareChoice Malahide. Our fresh food is prepared daily by our Chef and our fantastic catering team, who often like to do a spot of baking. They make sure that our mealtimes are an experience for everyone. Our Head Chef is specially trained in the IDDSI framework for people living with dysphagia to make sure every meal is one to remember. We create our monthly menus with our residents and display our menus for all to see. We also cater for special occasions like themed evenings or celebrations in our Home.
To us great food is a necessity when you live in CareChoice Malahide. Our food is always delicious and thoughtfully presented.
We pride ourselves on our Activities Programme, which co-ordinate outings and activities for our residents. We have enjoyed Arts & Crafts, visits to local attractions, Card Games and Bingo and are looking forward to many more.
CareChoice Malahide is spread across 5 floors. We can accommodate up to 165 residents. We have a beautifully landscaped garden, pottery sheds and a polytunnel at the rear of our Home. This garden gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy the summer sunshine in a peaceful and relaxing environment.
A particularly nice feature of our Activity Room is that it overlooks the Dublin Airport flight path, and a lot of our residents love to sit and watch the planes go by.
Our dementia friendly unit Birch is specially designed to enhance the experience of a person living with dementia. We have themed wall murals, pictures, and interactive displays. We also have a sensory room that provides a quiet space for relaxation.
Some of the features of our Home include:
- 5 Nurses Stations, one on each floor
- Large open plan Reception area with seating for family and residents
- 9 Day Rooms
- 5 Dining Rooms
- 4 Activities Room
- Hairdressers Salon
- Open Plan recreational Space on our Top Floor
- Beautifully Landscaped Garden
In CareChoice Malahide activities are a central focus of our team. Activities can benefit residents psychologically, socially, spiritually, and physically. From a friendly game of bingo, cup of tea and chat, exercise classes or simply having a walk in the garden there is an activity to suit everyone. Our residents have a committee that meets regularly to discuss topics such activities they would like, places they would like to visit and any other things that interest them.
We are passionate about creating person centred activities that focus on a resident’s wellbeing. Our activity calendar is designed based on each person’s needs and desires. Daily activities and regular participation in these activities have proven to minimise loneliness, increase socialising, improve physical health and give an element of fun and purpose to all our residents.
Our dedicated Activities Team facilitates a wide range of group and individual activities and are always creating new Activities for our residents. A sample of some of our most popular activities include:
What can you do:
- Gardening Club with our Polytunnel
- Knitting Club
- Weekly Cookery Club
- Malahide Madness Trolley includes mobile makeovers, pub afternoons and ice cream parties.
- Themed Events
- Art Classes
- Pet therapy
- Card Games
- Sonas Therapy
- Our Exercise programmes
- Personnel interests and hobbies are always encouraged
We individualise each person’s activities programme based on their likes and dislikes and we also cater for residents who would rather enjoy individual activities.
A CareChoice Resident Satisfaction Survey is completed every year. This asks residents their opinions on all areas of life in CareChoice Malahide. This feedback is used to make improvements in our Home across all departments. Our Activities team lead this survey and assist residents with completing it if they need some help. We receive invaluable feedback from these surveys and give each resident a platform to have their voices heard on all aspects of living with us.
CareChoice Malahide was registered with HIQA on the 5th November 2018 for a 3-year period.
At CareChoice our philosophy places residents at the centre of their own care. Our 24/7 care is individualised and holistically planned in partnership with the resident and family members. This helps us to give residents the best possible quality of life whilst catering for a wide variety of care needs. Our team of NMBI Registered Nurses and QQI accredited Healthcare Assistants are skilled in providing compassionate individualised care for every resident.
We specialise in several different models of care, the type of care that will suit your loved one depends on their individual needs and preferences.