Choosing a nursing home

Making a decision to enter long term residential care only comes after exhausting all other alternatives. It’s possible that before making the decision some knowledge has been gained from short stays in nursing homes to give respite to family carers. However, many people end up entering long term care after acute illnesses requiring hospitalisation and… Read more >

Sensory Garden update at Mount Hybla, Castleknock, Co. Dublin

Gardens are an aesthetic addition to all of the nursing homes in the Beechfield Group. They are also an important therapeutic tool because sensory experiences are key to unlocking memories. The gardens at the Beechfield Group are designed to evoke sensory experiences through the use of Colour (galaxies of flowers), Sound (bird song and wind… Read more >

Government’s White Paper on Universal Healthcare

We welcome the publication on 2nd April 2014 of the government’s White Paper on Universal Healthcare which promises a more joined up approach to health and social care funding. The Beechfield Nursing Home Group believes that the private sector can play an increasingly important role in health and social care provision, particularly for the elderly,… Read more >