Ben Madigan Care Home
Ben Madigan (formerly part of Amore Care) is a purpose-built nursing home in Newtownabbey for up to 64 older people. The home specialises in; older people nursing care, dementia nursing, respite care services, reablement/convalescence services and end of life/palliative care.
Welcoming new residents into our care home
We are welcoming new residents into our care home to ensure that we are there to support those requiring care during this time.
We continue to review all national guidance, statements and requirements related to Covid-19, and are consistently implementing them as required across our Priory Adult Care services, as we have done throughout the pandemic. The safety of every resident in our care is the number one priority.
For more information on our response to Covid-19, including visiting your loved one, please click here.
About Ben Madigan
The home is designed to meet the needs of older people with a comfortable lounge and a fabulous bar. The attractive enclosed gardens and patio provide residents with a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the outdoors.
Our approach to care for the people we support is based on the principle that each person is an individual with particular needs, likes and dislikes. We actively encourage our residents, their families and carers to be involved in care planning, their environment and daily activities. The homely and comfortable environment Ben Madigan provides enables us to provide person-centred care tailored to the needs of our residents.
Living at Ben Madigan
Our dedicated and trained team of staff in the home provide a high standard of care to enhance resident’s quality of life.
We offer a wide range of services and facilities to meet the needs of our residents at Ben Madigan. This includes:
- Local GPs who visit the home regularly
- Local dentist providing a service to residents
- Fresh home cooked food using locally produced ingredients
- Dedicated, award winning, activities co-ordinator experienced in working with older people
- Visiting aroma-therapist providing holistic therapies
- A visiting hairdresser and beautician outlets within walking distance
Activities are a key part of the daily life at Ben Madigan. Our social and leisure organiser tailors the activities on a daily basis to meet the needs of our residents.
With our staff on hand at all times, each activity is designed to not only mentally stimulate and physically motivate our residents, but to enhance their quality of life and wellbeing.
All are encouraged to share their life stories and to create memory boxes, which enhances person-centred care and support. Residents can also go on our regular trips to places which include:
- Garden centres
- Local parks
“Thank you so much for being so truly person-centred in how you have supported us to move our mum into Ben Madigan.”
Relative of resident at Ben Madigan