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St Catherine's Nursing Home
Bothar Buí, Newcastle West,
Co Limerick
Tel: 069 61411
Fax: 069 79006

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Stephen Murphy
Director of Care:
St Catherine's Nursing Home
Bothar Buí, Newcastle West,
Co Limerick

Tel: 069 61411
Fax: 069 79006

Care, Courtesy & Respect 

St Catherine's in Newcastle West, Co Limerick is a private nursing home & retirement village of exceptional character.

This lovely residence is surrounded by mature hardwood trees and landscaped lawns. The original convent building within the grounds contributes to the calm, peaceful setting, eventhough it is conveniently located in the town centre.The building has been completely renovated and upgraded to provide extensive and luxurious accomodation, facilitating all categories of care, from independent living to high dependency care.

Care at St. Catherine's, is based on a multidisciplinary approach involving consultation with the resident, their carer, G.P hospital consultant, nursing and therapy services.
We pride ourselves on providing excellent care for convalescent, respite, day and long term residents.
Our holistic approach to the care of our residents is centred on the fulfillment of the needs of the individual whilst maintaining their dignity, privacy and independence in a comfortable and homely setting.
Our apartment complex provides a unique opportunity which allows residents to combine independent living in a safe friendly location with the services available at the nursing home.

St. Catherine's Nursing Home
We offer a range of services to suit the needs of residents and their families.
Family involvement is encouraged at all times, particularly in the initial assessment and the establishment of a Care Plan. This ensures continuity of care and guarantees that our staff fully understand the needs of the person they are caring for and their families.
Our fully self contained and secure high dependency unit can provide the highest quality of life within a safe and caring environment. All of our staff are experienced and fully trained in the care of residents with maximum dependency.
We consider Respite Care to be a vital support to people living in their own homes with the help of a relative or home help. St Catherine's offers a full range of respite services including day care, weekend,holiday and planned respite.
At St. Catherine's, we provide convalescence in our designated convalescent floor with its own sitting and dining facilities. relaxation and recuperation with nursing supervision can restore the feeling of well being and enhance recovery back to fitness. We also have a Library, Hairdresser and a Therapy Room on this floor.
As well as providing care and comfort to our residents we also endeavour to make sure that they feel secure. To this end we have CCTV surveillance cameras trained on all entrance doors and internal corridors with play back facility. Each bedroom, en-suite bathroom and lounge area is equipped with a Nurse Call system.



Care Services

  • Residential, High Dependency
  • Convalescence
  • Respite Care including Day and Weekend and Holiday Respite.

  • Therapy Services:

  • Physiotherapy Included Daily
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and Language therapy
  • Chiropody, Reflexology as required.

  • Activities:

  • Hairdresser, Beautician by appointment.
  • Religious services, Mass daily.
  • Adjacent to Church.
  • Library with Internet Access.
  • Therapy Room.
  • Excercise classes, Outings, Music and Entertainment.
  • Direct dial telephone and television in rooms
  • Daily and Local Weekly Papers
  • Five TV lounges, one smoking, VCR/DVD.
  • Open Visiting
  • Personal Laundry included.

  • St. Catherine's Retirement Village


    Independent Living Accomodation
    This exclusive development of one and two bedroom apartments offer a new opportunity of life style choice for people.
    St. Catherine's apartments are located in the grounds of St. Catherine's Nursing Home & Retirement Village. This is a newly developed centre based at the former St. Catherine's Convent, Newcastle West, Co Limerick.


    The apartments are totally secure and fully self contained and are accessible by lift and stairs. There is a 24 hour emergency call system and CCTV security.
    Each apartment consists of living room/kitchen, bathroom and one or 2 bedrooms. They are fully furnished and fitted out to the highest standard. All kitchens are fitted with electrical appliances including dishwasher and washer/dryer.
    Heating, waste disposal, security, lawns and ground maintenance are included in accomodation charge. Electricity and telephone usage is by individual metering. Clients may transfer their Social Welfare Allowances/Benefits to their accomodation.
    Other Facilities
    Access to the dining, laundry, social and therapy programmes at the Nursing Home is facilitated.
    For further information and to arrange a viewing please contact
    Stephen Murphy, Director of Care at 069 61411 or 087 2120703.

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