Glebe Care Centre

12 Glebe Road, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6UW | Tel: 028 9084 8212

 

Glebe Care Centre is situated in Newtownabbey with views of Cavehill. Offering premium care for the elderly on a permanent or respite basis, this care centre is perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors.

With beautiful gardens, residents can enjoy leisurely walks or games arranged by our activities co-ordinator. At Glebe Care Centre, we want residents to have the freedom to choose what to do and when – and there’s plenty to keep them occupied. We run a full programme of activities including quizzes, sing-alongs, reminiscence therapy, indoor games, art and craft, baking and, wherever possible, trips out and about.

Our philosophy is simple – we want everyone to enjoy life to the full. Our team of highly trained professionals never forgets that all residents are individuals and we treat them with dignity, privacy and respect, offering them as much freedom as possible.

Friends and family are welcome at any time to enjoy a meal with their loved one or take part in one of the many activities. Hot drinks and snacks are always available and our cook prepares three nutritious meals a day. The menu changes regularly to reflect seasonal produce. Special diets are catered for.

If you would like a tour of Glebe Care Centre or want to chat about the care we offer please get in touch on 028 9084 8212 or request a call back.

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Tina McGuigan, Home Manager Glebe Care Centre

I qualified in 2011 as a Mental Health Nurse having taken up my first post in South Wales. On returning to Northern Ireland, I commenced post in Glebe Care Centre where I gained the knowledge and experience to allow me to progress to Home Management level and have been working as this level for the past 3 years.

I lead a dedicated team of nurses, care assistants, catering, housekeeping, maintenance and activity staff, without whom the high standard of care we deliver would not be possible. The majority of staff in the home have been working at Glebe for many years, have an indepth knowledge of resident needs and are extremely dedicated and committed to those they care for. This enables us to truly offer personal-centred care. The activity programme offers a diverse choice for both group and individual preferences.

In addition, we cater to the needs of those with brain injury and physical disability needs. I am proud that the staff teams at Glebe have been able to provide residents with a home, outside of a hospital environment, when being able to return to their own homes is not currently an option.

At a Glance

Key Services

Specialist Care Areas

  • Cancer Care
  • Epilepsy
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Speech Impairment
  • Stroke
  • Visual Impairment

Facilities

  • Own GP if required
  • Own furniture if required
  • Pets by arrangement
  • Close to local shops
  • Minibus or other transport
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair access
  • Gardens for residents
  • Phone point in own room / mobile
  • Television point in room
Testimonials
We can’t thank the staff at Glebe Care Centre enough for looking after our father during the last years of his life. A keen gardener, he loved spending time in the beautiful gardens and he was always kept busy with games, activities and special days out.
I looked at lots of different care homes for my mum but it was only when I visited Glebe Care Centre that I thought it was the right fit. The staff, the homely atmosphere, the gardens and activities were just what we were looking for – and best of all my mum loves her new home.

Larchwood Care (NI) Limited
First Floor

Unit 16 Crescent Industrial Estate
Ballinderry Road
Lisburn

BT28 2GN

Tel: 028 92 669 360

8th January 2021

Dear (Next of Kin),

Following the announcement on the 7 January 2021 by the Northern Ireland Executive to implement an enforceable lockdown of all non-essential travel and movement within the province, Larchwood Care NI have reflected upon the increasing numbers of COVID positive cases in the general population and the need to increase the protection measures for residents within all Homes.  In line with this new risk assessment all visiting, including care partner arrangements, are being cancelled with immediate effect until the end of February.  We recognise the impact that this has upon social contact and encourage all families to make use of virtual and window visits during this period.  Arrangements remain in place to facilitate visits in end of life circumstances and such visits can be arranged directly through the Home Manager with appropriate safety measures put in place.  These new visiting arrangements will be kept under weekly review and will be relaxed earlier if there is evidence that it is safe to do so.  We wish to thank all relatives for their understanding during these difficult times.

Yours sincerely,

 

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Nuala Green

Managing Director