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Brídhaven opened in 1989 with 24 beds, the site having been acquired by the Mills’ Family from the Sisters of Mercy. It is named after Saint Brigid (Irish: Naomh Bríd), one of Ireland’s patron saints. The nursing home offers residential care services to people from Mallow, North Cork, Cork City, and surrounding areas.

Brídhaven was  acquired by Virtue Integrated Care in early in 2021 and is situated in the beautiful and vibrant town of Mallow, County Cork.

Mallow is approximately 35 kilometres north of Cork City and only a 25 minute drive away.  Mallow is known as the ‘Crossroads of Munster’ and is Cork’s largest town.

Model of Care

Our philosophy of care is based on our social care model, to build on the individual’s strengths and capacity. At Bridhaven, we will support you to live the life you want. We respect your individuality and everything that makes you tick. You will always be supported with respect, integrity and choice to stay who you are, and keep living your best every day. It is really the little things that mean a lot.

Our resident & family liaison manager will take you on a tour of the home. This is a good opportunity for you to ask questions about the support available, such as dementia care or specialised nursing care. Think about what is important to you or your loved ones. During the visit, you will also be able to get a sense of what it is like to live here in terms of accommodation, meals and leisure activities.

Infection Control

Our priority at Brídhaven is the safety of our residents and staff. We ensure that all of our team are fully trained in infection prevention and control measures and have easy access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Our ability to manage the Houses within Brídhaven as distinct and discrete living areas helps us to reduce the number of contacts across residents and staff. We have provided additional changing rooms and canteens to ensure social distancing and reduce crossover of staff.

Our team are well trained in infection prevention and control measures. We are in regular contact with the HSE, HIQA, and other healthcare experts. We provide continuous training on infection prevention and control for our team. Temperature and symptom checks are carried out twice daily and our vaccination uptake has been very high.

We have always maintained excellent PPE supplies and our team wear PPE as appropriate. We have meticulous house keeping cleaning procedures in place. Hand hygiene stations are positioned conveniently throughout Brídhaven, and FFP2 masks are readily available for staff and visitors alike.

Adrienn Zagyva is our Infection Control Nurse Specialist, ensuring all guidelines, processes and polices are adhered to, minimising risk to our residents.

Our Approach

What makes us different is that nothing is too much trouble and we really do want to make our residents happy and comfortable. We want our residents to be surrounded by people and things they know and love. We know it’s often the little things that matter. We are here to make every day better.

Virtue

Virtue is a very experienced provider of elder care services in Ireland. We provide the very best for our residents and their quality of life is central to everything that we do.

At Virtue we believe in listening to and acting on feedback from our residents and our residents family. We strive to continuously improve what we do through feedback, training for our teams and upgrading our care facilities.

We understand that it’s not just physical care that our residents need. We pride ourselves on facilitating exceptional social care programmes, providing our residents with meaningful recreation and activity options.

Brídhaven is a place where families can be confident that your loved ones happiness and wellbeing is our focus every day.

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