Kanturk Community Hospital

Kanturk Community Hospital
Kanturk
Co Cork

Ms Margaret Fitzgerald

Tel: 029 50024

Hiqa Reports
http://hiqa.ie/social-care/find-a-centre/nursing-homes/kanturk-community-hospital

Kanturk Community Hospital is a single storey building, established in 1927, and accommodates 48 residents.

Services provided include respite, convalescence, palliative care and continuing care for low to maximum dependency adult residents.

Other services include psychiatry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, audiology, dental, dietician and speech and language therapy.

The centre is wheelchair accessible and the entrance leads to the main corridor which runs the length of the building with wards at either side of the corridor.

The reception, administration office, Person in Charge (PIC) office and main nurse’s station is situated on either side of the main entrance.


There are five wards; Edel Quinn, St. Theresa’s, St. Mary’s, St. Patrick’s and St. Oliver’s.

Kanturk Community Hospital is part of the Health Service Executive (HSE) and is within the North Cork Community services.

The hospital caters for a large catchment area which includes Kanturk town and the expansive surrounding rural area.

The rural district of Kanturk comprises of 33 town lands and includes the more populated areas such as Newmarket, Boherbue, Banteer, and Nadd.

Information courtesy of HIQA reports and other separate sources.


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Residential Care Inspections

A copy of each report can be obtained online at:

http://hiqa.ie/social-care/find-a-centre/nursing-homes/kanturk-community-hospital

To get further information from HIQA:
Call the advice line: 021 240 9660
Email: [email protected]
Postal Address:
The Office of the Chief Inspector,
Health Information and Quality Authority,
Social Services Inspectorate, 1301 City Gate,
Mahon, Cork.

Public Bed Register: HSE South

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What is the Nursing Homes Support Scheme?

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme provides financial support towards the cost of long-term nursing home care. Under the scheme, people who need nursing home care have their income and assets assessed, and then make a contribution towards the cost of their care based on their assessment.

The HSE will pay the rest, if any, of the costs of their care in designated public and approved private nursing homes covered under the scheme. People can choose care in any of the nursing homes included in the scheme provided that the nursing home can cater for the person's particular needs and that it has a place available for the person.


As the budget for this scheme is fixed each year, at times a waiting list for financial support may be in place