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Older People Services in West Cork


The HSE provides a broad range of services for older people in our community, including in-patient acute services, step down and convalescent care, day services, rehabilitation, community services, home care and home helps. Tel: (028) 40429

Day Care Centres
Bantry (027) 52455
Castletownbere (027) 70737
Clonakilty (023) 8834606
Dunmanway (023) 8845621
Skibbereen (028) 40454

Hospitals and Homes for Older Persons
This is a list of the public nursing homes and long stay facilities in the area. There are also a large number of private nursing homes registered with the HSE. The registered Nursing Homes in the West Cork Area are:

Private Nursing Homes
Fairfield Nursing Home, Quarry Road, Drimoleague (028) 31881
Old School House, Church Cross, Skibbereen (028) 38530
Deerpark Nursing Home, Seaview, Bantry (027) 52711
Skibbereen Residential Care Centre, Baltimore Road, Skibbereen (028) 23617
Carechoice Nursing Home, Clonakilty (023) 8835198
St. Paul's Nursing Home, Bushmount, Clonakilty (023) 8833991

Community Hospitals
Bantry General Hospital, St Joseph's Ward, Bantry (027) 52904 / 50133
Castletownbere Community Hospital (027) 70004
Clonakilty Community Hospital (Mt Carmel) (023) 8833205
Dunmanway Community Hospital (023) 8845102
Schull Community Hospital (028) 28120
Skibbereen Community Hospital (028) 21677

Hospice Care
Hospice Care is provided to people and families in the last days of their lives. It is a sensitive and holistic service, delivered either in a hospice or at home and designed to give comfort and dignity.

Tel:(027) 53433