Temporary Reduction in Nominated Visitors

On Friday 11th September, Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) received correspondence from the Department of Health regarding new public health advices.

As a result of the continued increase in COVID-19 cases, all residential care facilities in Dublin are to reduce the number of visitors to one nominated visitor per resident for a period of three weeks. This situation will be kept under review and any further updates will be notified to families.

We would advise families to discuss amongst themselves as to who the one nominated person will be and ensure that only this person visits once per week. We also ask that visitors wear the provided surgical mask at all times from entering till exiting our facility, observe social distancing by remaining 2 metres away from your loved on and adhere to our infection control practices.

Please note this temporary reduction does not apply if you are visiting for end of life care/palliative purposes and an appropriate risk assessment will be conducted during your visit.

Thank you for your understanding in our attempts to keep the wellbeing of our residents and staff a top priority.

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.