Fertha View Day Centre, Hospital Ground, Cahersiveen

Services provided in Fertha View 7 days a week. You can access these through your GP or by attending the Emergency Department of University Hospital, Kerry. Click here for more information on accessing services.


The philosophy of Fertha View Day Care Centre and Iveragh Training Centre is to support and encourage you to use your abilities and resources to achieve your full potential in all areas of your life. You may be referred to one or more of the services listed below, depending on your needs.

Services Provided

Nursing Services

In Fertha View we provide for your mental, physical and social needs. Individual care plans are developed and programmes are formulated to reflect your individual needs.

Social Skills Training

  • Personal hygiene
  • Cooking
  • House keeping
  • Shopping
  • Budgeting and any other skills deemed necessary

Recreational Activities

  • Women’s group – knitting, sewing and craft work.
  • Lorna Dunne our therapist is part of the Artists in Hospitals Scheme which is co-funded by the Kerry Education and Training Board and the HSE.
  • Upholstery repairs can be carried out in our training centre workshop, if you are interested in same.
  • Gardening activities – planting and cultivation of flowers and vegetables using the poly tunnels.
  • Paper reading
  • Bingo
  • Board games

If you do not need to actively attend the Centre, you can still access the following: 

  • Recovery group meetings
  • SHINE meetings
  • Administration of depot injections
  • Site for Home Treatment Team
  • Liaising with other agencies – National Learning Network (training and supported employment), Kerry Education and Training Board, Citizens Information Centre, Iveragh Mental Health & other voluntary groups