Carlingford Lodge Care Home
Carlingford Lodge (formerly part of Amore Care) is a modern, purpose-built nursing home, in Newry for up to 75 older people. The home specialises in; older people nursing care, older people residential care, dementia nursing, respite care services, reablement/convalescence services and end of life/palliative care.
We support people with physical and dementia needs who require assistance and care. The home is designed to meet the needs of older people with comfortable lounge, dining areas and a fabulous arts and activities room.
The attractive enclosed gardens and patio provide residents with a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the outdoors. The homely and comfortable environment Carlingford Lodge provides, enables us to provide person-centred care tailored to the needs of our residents.
Carlingford Lodge is conveniently located on the Upper Dromore Road and is easily accessible from the A2. The home has access to a mini-bus and use this to arrange regular trips for residents including shopping, local visitor attractions, cafes, libraries and more.
Living at Carlingford Lodge
We offer a wide range of services and facilities to meet the social and care needs of our residents at Carlingford Lodge. These include:
- Local GPs who visit the home regularly
- Local dentist providing a service to residents
- Fresh home cooked food using locally produced ingredients
- Dedicated activities co-ordinator experienced in working with older people
- Visiting aroma-therapist providing holistic therapies
- Team of volunteers who support residents and help with activities
- A visiting hairdresser and beautician outlets within walking distance
- Beautiful patio garden where residents can enjoy sitting outside
Our social and leisure organiser tailors the activities on a daily basis to meet the needs of our residents.
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 such as shops, garden centres and local parks.
Activities are a key part of the daily life at Carlingford Lodge. Our activities co-ordinator assists in developing individual activity schedules tailored to the personal lives and interests of residents in our home. 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.
The activities co-ordinators work alongside care staff to get to know each and every resident, and take pride in listening, understanding and responding to their needs. All our activities and care staff encourage residents to engage in meaningful and varied activities.
Residents can go on our regular trips to places including:
- Garden centres
- Local parks
“I am writing on behalf of my whole family to thank everyone at Carlingford Lodge for the wonderful care shown to my mum.”
Relative of resident at Carlingford Lodge