Useful Information

If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, there are many national organisations who are in a position to offer support right now. Below you will find the contact details for just some of these.

Here at Highfield Healthcare, members of our multidisciplinary team have come together to create online resources for self-care in times of stress or anxiety. You can view these resources here – Tools for Self-Care.

AWARE

Aware are operating their freephone support line, email support and online Life Skills programme

TEL: 1800 804 848  (7 days 10am – 10pm)

EMAIL: supportmail@aware.ie

WEB: www.aware.ie

SAMARITANS

Samaritans are available 24/7 for free support by phone or email

TEL: 116 123

EMAIL: jo@samaritans.ie             

WEB: www.samaritans.org

PIETA HOUSE

Pieta House have 24/7 freephone supports and text support services

TEL: 1800 247 247           

TEXT: HELP to 51444

WEB: www.pieta.ie

HSE

Mental health advice for you and for families of those suffering with mental health issues is available on the HSE website and in particular on minding your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.

WEB: https://www2.hse.ie/mental-health/

IMPORTANT NOTICE | COVID-19

Visitor Restrictions

****As per recent government guidelines, please do not travel into Highfield Healthcare if you are coming directly from countries not on the government's travel green list (and have not completed the mandatory restriction of movements for a 14 day period) as unfortunately you will not be allowed entry into the building.****

At Highfield Healthcare, the health, safety and wellbeing of our residents, patients, staff, volunteers and visitors is of paramount importance to us.  In line with government guidelines on easing visitor restrictions to residential care facilities, we are regularly updating our plans for all services and will keep families updated with any progress as to when you can visit your loved ones.

Please note we are unable to accommodate any unplanned visits.

For any general queries, please contact our Family Support Line on 01 8865449.

Communication with Residents

In line with guidance provided by NHI, we have set up access for face-to-face calls in order to facilitate communication through a screen during periods of restrictions.

Click here for more information.