Dunanney Care Home

12 Glebe Road, Glengormley, Northern Ireland, BT36 6UW | Tel: 028 9084 9349

 

Situated on an elevated site in Glengormley, Co Antrim, Dunanney Private Care Home enjoys panoramic views of Cavehill and Belfast Lough. The home offers person centred nursing and residential care in a homely environment for the over 65s and can be on either a permanent or respite basis.

Our philosophy is simple, we want everyone to live life to their full potential. We always remember that our residents come first and treat them with the dignity, privacy and respect they deserve whilst encouraging them to retain their independence.

The home has an activities coordinator who organises individual programmes daily to suit the needs and wishes of our residents. Residents are encouraged to join in with activities such as quizzes, sing-alongs, reminiscence therapy, indoor games, arts and crafts, baking and trips out and about. Events are organised throughout the year to coincide with special events on the calendar and external entertainers are a regular occurrence. We also have a pet therapy dog who visits weekly.

Our kitchen staff prepare three nutritionally balanced meals a day and menus reflect seasonal produce. Special diets such as coeliac and diabetic can be catered for. Hot and cold drinks and snacks are always available and guests may share a meal with their relatives if they wish.

You can be assured of a very warm welcome at Dunanney Private Care Home. If you would like to be shown around or just have an informal chat about the home, please contact the Home Manager on 02890 849349 or 02890 837360.

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Verconica Sousa, Acting Home Manager Dunanney Care Centre

I qualified as a Registered Nurse in 2011 in Portugal. During my training I developed a passion for caring for the elderly. I began work within the Independent Sector in 2012 and I have had the privilege of supporting residents to enhance their quality of life through compassionate care and I found that very rewarding.

I joined Larchwood Care in 2019 and progressed to the position of Clinical Lead. In 2020, I was promoted to the position of Acting Home Manager in Dunanney Care Home to lead a dedicated team of nursing, care and ancillary staff to develop a homely environment overlooking the panoramic views of the Cavehill and Belfast Lough.

The majority of staff in the home have been working at Dunanney for many years which promotes a person centred sense of care and always put the residnts first. The activities program offers a variety of group and individual entertainment to suit everyone’s needs and preferences.

Outside of work, I enjoy travelling, spending time with my two kids and reading.

At a Glance

Key Services

Specialist Care Areas

  • Stroke
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Orthopaedic Care
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Speech Impairment
  • Visual Impairment
  • Heart disease

Facilities

  • Television point in bedroom
  • Own GP if required
  • Own furniture if required
  • Public transport located nearby
  • Wheelchair access
  • Gardens for residents
  • Upstairs sun room
  • Lift
Testimonials
Over a year ago my husband and I were looking at suitable Nursing Homes for my brother who is 71 years of age, has a mental illness and is very quiet, vulnerable and withdrawn.
After much researching, we were told about Dunanney Care home, Newtownabbey.
My husband and I went to visit Dunanney Care Home and when we arrived we were greeted by a very warm, cheerful and friendly Administrator. I know what it is like to deal with individual personalities, responsibilities and stress. It can be trying at times.

Larchwood Care (NI) Limited
First Floor

Unit 16 Crescent Industrial Estate
Ballinderry Road
Lisburn

BT28 2GN

Tel: 028 92 669 360

Our visiting policy has changed since our previous update.  We have had to limit access to allow palliative care visiting only.

This has been a difficult decision to reach however we believe it is in the best interests of the resident population.

Such visits will be limited to one relative per day and for a maximum of 30 minutes.  No children will be permitted access into the Home

This is in line with the increased measures announced by the government tonight 8.30pm 23 March 2020.

We greatly appreciate your understanding and cooperation in implementing this policy.

Thank you