RECENT PROJECTS

Sonas Nursing Home Belmullet

Sonas Belmullet is a 48-bed residential care centre for the elderly and is part of the Sonas group. This home offers long-term residential care, palliative care, convalescence and respite care as well as specialist dementia care.

Description of Works: To upgrade the existing call bell system to the wireless Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System. Call Points with LCD displays were installed at each bed as well as bathrooms, dayrooms, the family room, hairdressers and outside areas. A Touchscreen Display was installed at the main Nurses Station and Corridor Displays were fitted at strategic locations throughout the building. Door Monitors were also installed to manage access through external doors.

Systems: Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System

Sonas Nursing Home Tullow

Sonas Tullow is a 60-bed nursing home, also part of the Sonas group which offers individualised care for residents, specialising in dementia care, long-term residential care, palliative, convalescence and respite care.

Description of Works: To replace the old call bell system with the Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System. Wireless Call Points were installed at each bed as well as in dining Rooms, activities room, sitting rooms, reception and lounge areas. Touchscreen Display Panels were installed at key nurse stations and Corridor Displays were fitted at various locations throughout the home. The system was integrated with the Accutech Resident Wander System to enable wander alerts to be raised and recorded on the Nurse Call System.

Systems: Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System

Gascoigne House Nursing Home

Gascoigne House provides accommodation for up to 50 residents comprising 38 single rooms and 6  twin rooms. All bedrooms are en-suite and accommodation includes a secure 12 bed area specifically for dementia care. There are six sitting rooms, two dining rooms and a prayer/quiet room.

Description of Works: To upgrade the old Aid Call Nurse Call System to the new version, Touchsafe Pro.  73 Call Points were installed throughout the building including bedrooms, sitting rooms, dining rooms, visitor rooms and bathrooms. Overdoor Lights were also fitted outside bedrooms and other locations to provide visual call indication to care staff. Nurse Call Displays were located in each of the 4 units.

Systems: Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System

Nazareth House Sligo

A purpose-built centre that opened in 2007 and provides care for 70 residents who require long-term care or who require short-term care due to respite, convalescence, dementia or palliative care needs. Bedroom accommodation consists of 30 single rooms and 20 double rooms, all of which are en-suite.

Description of Works: The old call bell system was obsolete and needed to be replaced. SVC installed the Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System with minimum disruption to residents and staff. In all, 95 Call Points, 13 Nurse Call Displays and 70 Ceiling Pull Cords were installed throughout the building. Paging and Fall Management Systems were also installed and integrated with the Nurse Call System.

Systems: Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call, Paging, Fall Management

Marymount Care Centre

Located in Lucan, County Dublin, Marymount Care Centre is a premier nursing home dedicated to providing exceptional elder care services. The 140-bed home has been operated by the McNulty family for over 35 years and provides nurse-led care for residents with a variety of complex needs.

Description of Works: Clients for over 20 years, we have installed Nurse Call Systems at various stages during this time, whether upgrading existing systems or installations in new extensions. The most recent installation was in St.Anne’s Wing where we installed Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System comprising Call Points, Corridor Displays, Overdoor Lights and wireless Ceiling Pull Cords in the en-suite bathrooms. Neck Pendants are also available for residents to use to raise a call from anywhere in the building.

Systems: Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System

Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown

With 407 beds, Connolly Hospital is a major teaching and health promoting hospital providing a range of services to the communities of West Dublin, North Kildare and South County Meath. Services provided include a 24-hour Emergency Department, acute medical and surgical services, acute psychiatric services, long-stay residential care, day care, out-patient care plus diagnostic and therapeutic and support services.

Description of Works: Upgrade of Nurse Call System in 4 wards comprising 120 beds to Intercall Touch in order to provide easy communication and management of patient care.  Manufactured using hospital-grade materials the system facilitates multiple programmable events and integration with third party systems. Touch Displays at each of the Nurse Stations act as the primary staff interaction point, assisting care staff with monitoring whilst notifying them instantly of calls and alerts on the system.

Systems: Intercall Touch Nurse Call System

Laurel Lodge Nursing Home

A purpose- built, 114-bed nursing home, Laurel Lodge is set out over 3 separate inter-linked units. There are 9 communal areas / sitting rooms throughout the building where residents and visitors can meet. The majority of residents are accommodated in single rooms, most of which are en-suite. Glencar is a highly specialised dementia wing offering residents secure and tranquil surroundings with freedom to move safely within the unit.

Description of Works: To upgrade the Nurse Call System in the Lissadell and Glencar Wings to Touchsafe Pro and link to the system in the Hazelwood Unit. The implementation of call-logging allows the entire call history to be downloaded from the Nursecall system for detailed analysis of all events including call types and response times etc. Wireless fall monitoring is used in conjunction with the nurse call system as part of the falls management strategy in the home.

Systems: Touchsafe Pro Nurse Call System

Blainroe Lodge Nursing Home

Clients for many years and now part of the Emeis group, Blainroe Lodge is a 72-bed nursing home in Co.Wicklow. Blainroe Lodge provides long term residential care, respite and convalescence care as well as specialist dementia care.

Description of Works: To install a stand-alone ResidentGuard Wander System by Accutech at the Front Door and 6 other locations throughout the building. Residents at risk of wandering wear a wrist transmitter that alerts staff if they approach one of the monitored doors. The exit can then be secured or the resident can be assisted by a member of staff. The normal flow of the nursing home is not disturbed, and regular movement is permitted to staff and visitors. The ‘escort function’ ensures that when an at-risk resident is accompanied by a staff member, the Wander System is not activated. 

Systems: ResidentGuard Wander Management System

Mercy Urgent Care Centre Cork

The Mercy Urgent Care Centre is at St. Mary’s Health Campus, Gurranabraher, Cork city on the grounds of the former St. Mary’s Orthopaedic Hospital. The centre is staffed by a team , led by a consultant in Emergency Medicine, includes doctors, clinical nurse managers, staff nurses, radiographers, multi-task attendants, physiotherapists, social workers, pharmacists and clerical staff.

Description of Works: To install a wireless, dual technology staff alarm system comprising infra-red wall and ceiling mounted location units for localised signal receipt. Display panels were located at the main reception and security office for call notification. Portable, light-weight belt-clip alarm devices were provided to staff to request assistance whenever it is required.

Systems: ARM Dual-Tech Staff Alarm System

 

St.Anthony’s Nursing Home, Co. Limerick

A family run nursing home, St.Anthony’s is a 60-bed nursing home located in Pallasgreen, Co.Limerick  and managed by owner Séan Fennessy and his team.

Description of Works: To install Patient Wander & Door Monitoring System at various locations throughout the home. The Accutech ResidentGuard System was fitted at 3 door locations to protect residents at-risk of wandering. Touchsafe Pro Door Monitors were fitted at 10 door locations throughout the home and integrated with the Nurse Call System to alert if any of these doors are opened. Staff override function ensures that authorised personnel have access when required.

Systems: ResidentGuard Wander Management System, Door Monitoring

Nenagh Community Nursing Unit

The purpose-built 50-bed nursing unit is located adjacent to Nenagh Hospital in Tipperary. It is 4674m² in size and divided into two 25 bedroom units. Also included in the development is the admin block, commercial kitchen, day rooms, activity rooms, and a meeting space.

Description of Works: A new 50 bed HSE Community Nursing Unit project, SVC were commissioned to install  a Tunstall FlamencoIP Nurse Call System, Elpas RTLS Patient Wander & Staff Duress System and TV Distribution System. Patient handsets with TV and reading light controls were fitted at each bed and 3 section room lamps were located outside each bedroom to provide visual call indication and call type. ComStations were located at each of the 4 nurse stations and 14 corridor displays were located at strategic locations throughout the building.

Systems: Tunstall Nurse Call, Elpas Patient Wander & TV Distribution Systems

Ballyshannon Community Nursing Unit

State of the art 80 bed Community Nursing Unit (CNU) as an extension to the Sheil Hospital in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal over three floors in a combination of Long Stay, Short Stay and Dementia Wards. The €14.5m project comprises sixty-six single bedrooms and seven twin bedrooms in a combination of long-stay, short-stay and specialist dementia wards. 

Description of Works: A HSE new build project, SVC were commissioned to install  a Tunstall FlamencoIP Nurse Call System, Elpas RTLS Location System and TV Distribution System. Patient handsets with reading light control were fitted at each of the 80 beds and 3 section room lamps were located outside each bedroom to provide visual call indication and call type. 9 No. ComStations and 8 corridor displays were located at strategic locations throughout the building. 174 ceiling pull cords were fitted in toilets and en-suite bathrooms throughout to activate call on the nurse call system when assistance is required.

Systems: Tunstall Nurse Call, Elpas Patient Wander & TV Distribution Systems

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