Positive report for Sacré Couer Home in Tipperary town

Tipperary town’s Sacré Couer Nursing Home has received a postive report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).

Tipperary town’s Sacré Couer Nursing Home has received a postive report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).

During a two-day visit in January, HIQA noted that the nursing home located on the Station Road meets residents needs “to a good standard.” The report, published in April, states that HIQA “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 (HIQA). These concerns were looked into throughout the inspection and the inspector’s findings are outlined in the body of the report.” 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 and cared 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.