Old-world charm meets state of the art facilities

CareChoice Nursing Home in Montenotte Cork, was renovated in recent years and now provides accommodation for 111 residents.

Our professional teams provide each resident with a friendly personalised, luxurious and extremely high-quality service where they can feel secure and comfortable in their home from home.

Resident Guide

Make your home
with us at
Montenotte, Cork.

Located just outside Cork City, in a beautifully refurbished building, full of character, with 1.5 acres of private, landscaped gardens. The property was previously a convent and first became a nursing home in 1989. CareChoice purchased the property in 2000 investing a state of the art facilities while also managing to retain as much of the building’s old-world charm as possible.

You can view recent HIQA reports about CareChoice Nursing Home in Montenotte Cork here.

Staff – Montenotte, Cork.

Here at CareChoice Nursing Home in Montenotte 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.   

Zuzana Gaborova

Director of Nursing at CareChoice Nursing Home Montenotte, Cork.

Qualification: RGN, General Nursing – Slovakia, Specialization in  Primary Contact Care, Dementia Champion, Trained Trainer, The Management of Actual Potential Aggression- MAPA (Instructor), QQI L6 Supervisory Management Programme.

Focus: 26 years of nursing experience , 13 of those with the CareChoice. Worked with the Elderly throughout my career and became very passionate about Dementia and Person-Centred Care. I believe in  the CareChoice Mission as it enhances the idea of Person Centred Care.

My ethos: People don’t change because of condition or disease, they are still  the same person- don’t forget that when we care for them.

Zuzana Gaborova,
Director of Nursing

CareChoice Montenotte 

T: 021 486 1777
E: zuzana.gaborova@carechoice.ie

Services – Montenotte, Cork

Here at CareChoice Nursing Home Montenotte, 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.
Hairdressing: Residents can enjoy a 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 – Montenotte, Cork

Once a convent, the property, located in Montenotte just outside Cork City, first became a nursing home in 1989.

CareChoice purchased the property in 2000 investing in state of the art facilities, while also managing to retain as much of the building’s old-world charm as possible.

Four magnificent ornamental staircases and the original lift cage have all been maintained, while exact replicas of the original windows have been constructed and solid brass feature lighting hangs from high ceilings in the dayrooms.


A safe and secure purpose built facility built to the highest standards including:

  • 84 en-suite bedrooms [57 Private & 27 Semi-Private]
  • 6 Day Rooms
  • 4 Dining Rooms
  • 3 Private sitting rooms
  • State of the art kitchen
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Hair Salon
  • Activities Room
  • Oratory
  • Large garden
  • Lifts
  • Laundry


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.


CareChoice Nursing Home, Montenotte, Cork is set on 1.5 acres of private, landscaped gardens for 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. They also offer lovely views of the surrounding Cork Countryside.

We are passionate about social as well as therapeutic activities. Residents have a committee – including some family members and staff  – that meets regularly to discuss what types 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, Montenotte, Cork include:

The Dew Drop Inn - Pub Afternoon

Every Saturday the residents in CareChoice Montenotte meet in one of the Day Rooms to enjoy a drink and a chat and maybe even a sing-song. We also arrange the trips to our local, ‘The Fox and Hounds’ every now and then.


Music Sessions

We hold regular music sessions at CareChoice Montenotte, 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. 

Spa Montenotte

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


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


Music Club

Ladies Coffee Morning

Our ladies enjoy a coffee morning every Friday where they can enjoy each other’s company with chat and banter over a cuppa and some cake.

Library Trolley


Hand Massage


Reminiscence Sessions/ Discussion Groups

CareChoice Olympics

Montenotte Idol



Sensory Sessions

Tea parties & family dining

Pet therapy

Seasonal activities

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
Middle Glanmire Road

T:  +353 (0) 21 486 1777
F: +353 (0) 21 451 4822
E: montenotte@carechoice.ie

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