23rd October 2015
Carechoice, Ireland’s leading specialist care home operator, launches 165-room bespoke facility
Further 500 jobs provided during construction period
Minister Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation this morning welcomed the announcement that Carechoice, on the Malahide Road, would be providing 200 jobs for North Dublin, in addition to the 500 jobs that were provided during the construction phase of this state-of-the-art, purpose-built 165-room facility.
Carechoice is Ireland’s leading specialist care home operator, operating five outlets across Cork and Waterford, employing 400 staff and caring for 338 residents. Distinguished by excellent standards in their care, staff, services and facilities;Carechoice has been caring for residents and delivering exceptional care for over 30 years
Following its recent acquisition by family investment officeEmerald Investment Partners, the group is expanding and in addition to launching Carechoice Malahide Road today, it has recently submitted planning permission for another 165 bed unit in Swords.
The 200 new jobs announced today are for nurses; health care assistants; management; catering staff; as well as two activity leaders, who will manage Carechoice’s on-site activity programme.
Speaking at the announcement, Minister Richard Bruton TD said:
"I very much welcome that Carechoice will be expanding their operation and opening a purpose-built care home on the Malahide Road, creating jobs in the healthcare sector for Dublin. With an increasing number of people over 65 in Ireland, quality care is something that will affect all families and I welcome the opening of this care centre. I wish Carechoice, their team all the best with their future expansion."
Jimmy Tolan, Chairman, Carechoice Group said:
“Every person needs a home that they can make their own; where they can flourish, live life to the full, connecting with families, friends and communities. At Carechoice, we provide a home-from-home for our residents. With over 30 years’ experience in managing specialist homes and independent living communities in Ireland, we work closely with our 338residents and their families across our five homes to meet the care options that best suit their needs. We are excited to bring Carechoice to Dublin, and the opening of this 165-bed facility today marks the first phase of an exciting time of expansion for our group.”
Paul Kingston, CEO, Carechoice Group said:
“At Carechoice we prioritise excellence: in our care, in our staff, in our services and in our facilities. Our home from home philosophy is only possible because of our investment in quality management systems and strategies. Our experienced, highly-trained staff deliver personalised healthcare programmes to ensure person-centred care, putting the individual at the centre of their own care, championing autonomy and respecting the dignity of choice and self-determination.”
As with their other 5 facilities in Ballynoe, Clonakility, Dungarvan, Macroom and Montenotte; Carechoice Malahide Road is designed to balance residents’ need for their own space, and creating a sense of community.
The 165-bedroom facility has 129 single and 18 twin rooms with en suite facilities over 5 floors, with views of North Dublin countryside. There are numerous areas on each floor where people can gather, share hobbies and activities and meet up with family and friends.
The Carechoice Group pride themselves on providing fun, recreational activities that are collaborative and respond to the different leisure levels of the community, such crafts, card games; musical evenings; men’s pub; gardening; spa treatments and regular outings.
The facility on Malahide Road is the first of the new generation of facilities that CareChoice is planning to deliver to the market which move away from the traditional institutional type of facility to deliver a vibrant, warm and modern facility which is a place that not alone provides excellent care but also facilitates social interaction on many different levels.
For more information about Carechoice, log onto www.carechoice.ie
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