Nursing Home


Alzheimer Care

Dementia and dementia-related conditions such as Alzheimer’s are an ever-increasing problem for older people. These conditions can bring additional pressures to Families and those who care for the person with the related condition as the best care for their relative is constantly being strived for.

Our Residents, who live with such conditions, are cared for by our Specialist Team and Director of Nursing through regular assessment of their needs. Our Medical Doctor Dr. Griffin works closely with our Team to ensure that every aspect of care required for your relative is delivered in a caring and efficient manner. Our Medical Team are more than happy to work with your Family Doctor should you wish to have your Family Doctor offer the Continuation of Care your relative would have had prior to residing with us at Abbeylands. The care provided in these circumstances is focused on improving the quality of life of our residents and this is achieved through close liaison with the Medical Professionals and Families concerned.

Our specialist Alzheimer unit known as the Lee Suite is located in a dedicated wing of the nursing home. The interior of this unit is designed specifically for the specialist care requirements of the Residents condition. We have a dedicated residents lounge, dining room, outside patios, gardens and seating areas exclusivle for the residents of the Lee Suite.

Our Specialist Suite provides numerous services for our Residents that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Day care facilities provided for Alzheimer patients
  • Various programmes of mental and physical stimulation for Alzheimer’s sufferers including quizzes, music, Art, and bakery classes.
  • Weekly traditional music sessions.
  • Exercise and Physiotherapy with our external consultants twice weekly or be special arrangement where more intensive treatment in required.
  • Reminiscence therapy
  • Sonas specialist active therapy with our in house trained team.
  • A variety of day trips away from the Home in supervised outings.

Spiritual services, kindly provided by our local Parish Priest and Curate.