Four Seasons opens intermediate care unit in Northern Ireland


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Four Seasons Health Care have opened the Domnall Intermediate Care Centre in Dundonald, County Down. The newly built centre was developed in response to the needs expressed by healthcare professionals in the province who feel that more care should be provided in the community, rather than in a hospital setting. Domnall has 52 ensuite beds and provides up-to-date facilities including a therapy kitchen, a physiotherapist/therapy room, with the use of specialist equipment to meet individualised rehabilitation programmes – all delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of medical, nursing, pharmacy and therapy staff. Four Seasons says it has worked in partnership with specialist service providers to develop three different models of intermediate care, which can be tailored to the purchasers’ requirements. The company says all models can stand alone but are best deployed as part of a strategic hospital admission avoidance programme, co-ordinating all community and home service providers to create a “virtual comm





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