Newtownpark House is a private Nursing Home set in a relaxing corner of Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Located in a beautiful Georgian dwelling and modern residence, our Home combines state of the art residential Nursing Home facilities with elegant surroundings.
At Newtownpark House, we know that a move from hospital or home can be difficult. We offer every care and support to ease this process. We also 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. To us it is the little details that matter the most.
Newtownpark Houses spacious lounges are the vibrant hub of our community. Our lounges offer a place for residents to get together and enjoy each other’s company – whether that’s by listening to vintage songs, taking part in dance lessons or just having a chat over a pot of tea and delicious homemade cake. Away from our social spaces, our quiet lounges are perfect for reading a book, enjoying an evening aperitif or sharing a quiet moment with friends. Our grounds span over 3 acres, providing ample room for residents to stretch their legs.
Our team are dedicated to the care and wellbeing of each of our residents. We have a strong focus on education for our staff to ensure that we are always offering the highest standard of care to our residents. In Newtownpark House we are all a team, staff and residents, we listen to each other and are constantly learning from one another. This enables us to always offer the best care and lifestyle to our residents.
In addition to our Nursing Home, we offer retirement accommodation on our grounds. This comprises of 14 one- and two-bedroom bungalows which facilitate independent living with additional services available from our Home. All bungalows include:
- Fully fitted kitchen
- Gas central heating
- Modern bathroom with anti-slip flooring, walk-in shower with seat and grab rails
- Remote controlled gas fire
- Fitted wardrobes
- Memory buttons on bungalow phones directly linked to the Nursing Home to order meals or any other optional services available
We are passionate about what we do, and we welcome the opportunity to discuss your care needs or the care needs of your family member or friend.
Newtownpark House is accessible by public transport. Bus stops 3161, 3117 and 6085 are a 10 minute walk from our Home. Alternatively, Blackrock Dart Station is 2.5km from our Home. We also have free parking onsite.
We like to encourage visitors and family in Newtownpark House, 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.
Pauline Mackin – Senior Administrator
Pauline has been with Newtownpark House since 2013 bringing her years of previous experience in administration and customer service with her. She is the initial point of contact when considering a place for your loved one. Family is very important to Pauline; she has a deep understanding of the challenges that families face when making the significant decisions around their care. She will guide you through the process and help you while considering your options. Newtownpark House prides itself on being a home from home for residents and have a wonderful team of people to look after them.
If you would like any information on Newtownpark House, please contact Pauline on:
(01) 288 74 03, or alternatively email Pauline at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Marie Woods – Director of Nursing
Qualifications: Registered General Nurse, BSc Nursing Management and Certificate in Gerontological Nursing.
Professional Focus: Anne Marie has been a working with Newtownpark House since 2015. She brought with her wealth of experience from her previous positions including her role as Assistant Director of Nursing with St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Anne Marie is a compassionate and dedicated person with a special interest in Care for the Elderly.
Anne Marie Woods
Director of Nursing
Newtownpark House provides all that I need particularly privacy and respect for my own decisions. kindness and friendliness of all staff.– Resident Newtownpark House
In Newtownpark House we offer a range of different services to our residents.
A sample of some of these services are:
We have a dedicated Head Chef who oversees all meals and snacks in Newtownpark House. Our Head Chef is specially trained in the IDDSI framework for people living with dysphagia to make sure every meal is one to remember. Supported by our fantastic catering team, our mealtimes are an experience for everyone. We create monthly menus with our residents and display those 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 Newtownpark House. Our food is always delicious and thoughtfully presented using seasonal ingredients.
We pride ourselves on our Activities Programme, which co-ordinate outings and activities for our residents. We have enjoyed Arts & Crafts, Musical Recitals, Card Games and Bingo and are looking forward to many more.
Newtownpark House is spread across 2 beautiful Houses, our original Georgian House has 27 rooms across 3 floors and boasts a sunroom at the end of each floor. It also features stunning high ceilings with original features and decor. Our newer House was built in 1990 and has 32 rooms across 2 floors with numerous seating areas. We can accommodate up to 62 residents. We have the pleasure of enjoying the views of our beautifully landscaped gardens. Our gardens are the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing drink on a warm summer’s day.
Some of the features of our Home include:
- Nurses Stations
- 2 Dining Rooms
- 5 Sitting Rooms/Areas
- 3 Sunrooms
- State of the Art Kitchen and laundry facilities
- Beautiful landscaped gardens
In Newtownpark House, we are passionate about social activities. 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 believe that if residents take part in meaningful activities, maintain and develop their personal identity, whilst getting the right help for any health conditions, this can improve and maintain their wellbeing.
Our team and our residents work together to establish what is important to each resident, their interests, and their beliefs. We ensure that they have the opportunity to make as many choices as possible in their daily lives. The simplest choices can make a huge a difference to a person, like, choosing their own clothes, where they sit at mealtimes and having their valued possessions with them. We support all residents in making decisions, which helps us build long lasting and trusting relationships.
Our Activity Team facilitates a wide range of group and individual activities, we are always creating new Activities for our residents.
What can you do:
- Board Games
- Tea Parties
- Music Club/Sessions
- Exercise Classes
- Flower Arranging
- Reminiscence Sessions/Discussion Groups
- Sensory activities including our Magic Table
- Arts and crafts projects
- Seasonal activities
- Famileo, Weekly gazette for families to keep their relative up to date with events outside of the home
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 Newtownpark House. 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.
Newtownpark House was registered with HIQA on the 12th June 2021 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.