Willowbrook Nursing home appointed a full-time Activities Co-Ordinator in January 2008. Each resident is individually assessed to ensure suitable activities are available. Activities are performed both on an individual and group basis. The activities include reading, board games, cooking, art, softball exercise, films, knitting, mobility exercises, bingo, sing alongs & music quizzes and make-up sessions.
Willowbrook also offers some special activities such as evenings of song and dance, restaurant evenings, pub evenings, cinema visits, Whitewater Shopping Centre trips, Greyhound Track evening along with an annual barbecue and Christmas Party. We also offer residents a separate smoking room for their convenience.Garden
Our new garden opened in late 2007 and provides our residents with a calm, peaceful setting to exercise or simply relax in a safe, enclosed area.
Fully qualified, highly experienced nurses provide a quality nursing service 24 hours a day. Nursing Assessments, Care Plans and Evaluations ensure that our residents are treated as individuals.
At Willowbrook we tailor the plans to suit each individuals needs. On-going education is encouraged and provided for all our staff.Types of care
• Long term
Safety features include CCTV, emergency lighting, grab rails, stairlift, nurse call system and other equipment designed to maximise residents safety and well-being.
Each resident has access to a General Practitioner of their own choice. Willowbrook Nursing Home also employ a Physiotherapist to assess and meet individual residents’ needs. Other services such as Chiropody, Dental & Optical care, Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy are arranged as required.
Spiritual needs are met by weekly mass and communion three times weekly by a Eucharistic Minister.
Willowbrook also offers informative talks on illnesses and conditions for relatives and patients by the local Pharmacist.
Weekly hairdressing is also available. Personal laundry is catered for free of charge.Meals & Nutrition
All our meals are prepared in our well equipped kitchen. Our menus are planned by our head cook and a nationally renowned Consultant Nutritionist / Dietician. All our residents nutritional needs are assessed regularly and catered for accordingly. Residents may take their meals in our spacious dining room or in the privacy of their own rooms.