- Our Team
- Buildings and Gardens
Creating a home is at the heart of what we do
Set in a rural environment with 8 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, close to both Courtown Harbour and Gorey, Oakfield Nursing Home is a modern, purpose built luxury nursing home.
With modern facilities and a wide range of services and recreational activities, Oakfield Nursing Home has built a strong reputation for excellence and offers a haven of tranquility.
Whether it’s catching up with family or friends in the sitting room or listening to music in our bar, there’s something for everyone in Oakfield.
Welcome Message from our Director of Nursing, Rose McDermott
“Here in Oakfield Nursing Home, we pride ourselves on our warm and friendly atmosphere. We like to think of it as a home from home where you can meet new friends and enjoy our wide range of activities. If you are considering moving to a nursing home, come and visit us, meet our team and experience the homely atmosphere for yourself.”
Director of Nursing
RGN, RSCN, QQI Level 6
Nursing Home: Oakfield Nursing Home
Nursing Home Address: Ballinakill, Courtown, Gorey, Co Wexford
Rose is a qualified Registered Nurse with over 30 years nursing experience both here in Ireland and internationally. Rose has completed her QQI Level 6 Certificate in Management and Leadership for Healthcare, Certificate in Geronotology.
Rose has worked in Oakfield Nursing Home since 2012, taking on the role of Director of Nursing in January 2019.
Rose’s goal is to provide person centred high quality care to every resident in a warm and friendly environment.
Facilities and Gardens
- 75 ensuite bedrooms (35 single and 20 twin)
- Choice of Sitting Areas ranging from private and quiet to lively and active
- Visitors room with Coffee Machine
- Oratory with Visiting Clergy
- State of the Art Kitchen
- Fully stocked library
- Piano Bar
- IT Facilities and Internet Access
- Art Studio
- Landscaped Gardens and Walks
- Large Enclosed Gardens
- Hairdressing Salon with Visiting Hairdresser
- Smoking area (residents only)
Each bedroom features:
- Nurse Call facility linked to Nurses Station
- Ensuites with Wheelchair Accessible Showers
- Flat Screen TV
We would encourage all residents to bring whatever personal touches from home that makes their room feel like their home eg pictures, ornaments etc
In Curam Care Homes, we are constantly striving to provide the widest possible selection of services based on what our residents are telling us.
Some of the services we provide in Oakfield Nursing Home are as follows:
24 Hour Nursing Care
Full Medical Care with On Call GP Services
Our own Physiotherapist
Our own Occupational Therapist
Activity Programs with our own Activities Teams
Exercise classes with our visiting Physical Therapist
Alternative Therapies such as Massage, Aromatherapy and Reflexology
Religious Services in our Oratory
Dental and Optical Services
We are very fortunate in Curam Care Homes to have a specific Activities Team in each home that works in collaboration with our in house OT and Physio and the Activities Teams in all our homes to share ideas and produce comprehensive and holistic activity programmes for our residents.
This group have recently put together a number of initiatives, such as:
- Wellness booklets for all residents and staff;
- Activity books for all residents;
- USB key specific to each resident which they can use in the TVs in their rooms with activities, exercises, messages from their families, a choice of religious services
Activity and Social Program:
All activities are matched to the level of ability of our residents using our Key to Me Assessment
- Entertainment – Music sessions with professional performers and local musicians, bingo, cards, board games, movie afternoons, sing-a-longs, pub nights.
- Therapies – Life story books, reminiscence therapy, Sonas, sensory/aroma therapy, pet therapy, pamper time, 1:1 sessions, music therapy, mindfulness and colour therapy
- Social – Parties, barbecues, outings, weekly coffee mornings, knitting groups, reading of daily newspapers and discussion group, quiz and trivia groups, hoops, word games
- Fitness – Indoor ball games, armchair exercises, chair yoga and exercise group sessions with our in house physiotherapist Moira
- Community – Social outings, volunteers support and involvement, parties, community events
- Creative – Arts & crafts groups and gardening
- Spiritual – Weekly Roman Catholic Mass and Rosary. Regular Church of Ireland Services. Methodist Services
- Festivities – All festive days, birthdays and holidays are celebrated. Musical entertainment every Bank Holiday.
If you are at the stage of considering a nursing home in Wexford for either yourself or a loved one, please feel free to give us a call.
We believe each person is unique and special and we strive to maintain the highest standards of person centred care, in partnership with our residents and their loved ones.
Oakfield Nursing Home,
Tel: 053 9425679
If you would like to arrange a visit, get further information or want to enquire about availability, please call us on 053 942 5679