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About Killure Bridge Nursing Home

Killure Bridge Nursing Home is a purpose built state of the art ground floor Residential Care facility. It was built to provide the highest standard of care in luxurious surroundings.

Just one kilometer from Waterford City, Killure Bridge Nursing Home overlooks the picturesque stone bridge at Killure. Nestled in stunning countryside en route to the Waterford Airport, the view from the Nursing Home takes in the beautiful woodlands of Ballinamona Estate.

The area Killure, Cill Iubair, means “Church of the Yew tree”.

The History of Killure Bridge

Beautifully situated on 4 acres in elegant surroundings, Killure Bridge Nursing Home opened in December 2004. The area Killure, Cill Iubair, means “Church of the Yew tree”. Its ancient church, of which a portion still stands, was associated with the Knights Templar. Taken from “The Place-names of Decies”, V. Rev P. Canon Power, 1952

Killure Bridge Front Signage

Mission Statement

Killure Bridge Nursing Home aim to provide quality care in a homely environment. We focus on promoting independence, respecting the dignity and individuality of each Resident and facilitating Residents and Families to participate in decision making regarding care. To comply with the Health Act 2007, The Care & Welfare Regulations 2009, and The Health Information and Quality Authority Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland and all other relevant legislation and standards. We strive for excellence in all our actions and our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing quality Residential care focusing on the unique needs of the Residents and their families.

Care Team

Director of Care, Assistant Director, 24 hr Nursing Care, Healthcare Assistants, Cooks and Ancillary staff. All care staff within Killure Bridge Nursing Home are appropriately qualified to deliver the highest standards of care. A continuous staff training programme is implemented to ensure that these high standards are maintained in line with the latest initiatives and developments in care practices and as set out by HIQA. Continued Professional Development is paramount for staff.

Philosophy of Care

Killure Bridge provides holistic, person centred care where each Residents uniqueness is respected. Our staff are committed to safeguard the health and welfare of our residents and we encourage and promote independence and maintain privacy and dignity at all times. We respect and provide for the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of each resident.

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Killure Bridge Nursing Home, Waterford

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