HIQA inspection of Sacré Coeur Home

An inspection of the Sacré Coeur Nursing Home on the Station Road, Tipperary Town, has found it provides a “good standard” nursing service.

An inspection of the Sacré Coeur Nursing Home on the Station Road, Tipperary Town, has found it provides a “good standard” nursing service.

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) officials paid an announced 2-day visit on January 7th/8th this year, and the report was published on April 15th. All nursing homes are subject to such regular inspections as required by law. This was the sixth inspection of Sacré Coeur by HIQA. Since the last inspection, the Authority had received a concern in relation to staffing levels, healthcare provision and maintenance of premises and equipment. An investigation was undertaken by the provider in relation to these concerns at the request of the Authority.

“Overall, the inspector found that the person in charge ensured that residents’ medical and nursing needs were met to a good standard. Residents looked well andcared for, engaged readily with the inspector and provided positive feedback on the staff, care and services provided.

Full story in this week’s Tipperary Star.