Wide Range Of Patient Facilities Available

St. Joseph's Nursing Home, Kenmare is situated in a beautiful countryside location which is private and secure. The setting of the home is such that all of the rooms have views of the gardens which comprise of three enclosed courtyards and 2 acres of lawns and shrubs. The gardens also have a lazy woodland walk which is ideal for residents and visitors who like to take a stroll in a beautiful country setting.

There are ample car parking facilities for visitors, residents and staff. There is a chapel which is used for weekly masses and also other religious denominations are catered for. We have 2 large day rooms which are ideal for communal living. There is also a visitor’s room which is ideal when a large group is visiting a Resident, or a private party. We have found our Sonas room to be wonderfully calming and tranquil for patients. In addition there is an Activities room and a large treatment room.

Internal Services and Facilities:

In order to enhance the care we provide in St Josephs Nursing Home, and to fulfil your personal, social and psychological needs the following services and activities are available:

  • Music, Reminiscence and Sonas therapy.
  • Daily exercise and activity, by one of our coordinators.
  • Birthday, special occasions and Christmas parties.
  • Weekly Mass in our Chapel, while we broadcast the daily Mass from Holy Cross Church through short wave radio.
  • Hairstylist in house, or by appointment.
  • In house laundry service.
  • Dietician, Chiropody, Optician by appointment.
  • Speech, language and physiotherapy by appointment.

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  • "My mother Colleen is a resident in St Josesphs and having come back to visit her I am thrilled to see she is so well cared for and happy in this beautiful home from home. The nursing staff appear to be exceptional and there is great attention to the detail of making the residents feel at home. Would recommend to others."

    Laura Jones-O'Neil Perth W Australia

  • "Thank you & all your staff for the wonderful care of our mother Colleen Jones. You have given back to her a quality of life & dignity. It is very much appreciated by Shell & myself.
    Very best wishes Jackie."

    Michelle & Jackie

  • "Thank you both for all the care and warmth that I received during my stay with you.It is wonderful to have something so good to say, when so much in Ireland is being criticised.
    God bless you both and all that goes on in St Josephs.
    Jo Bell."

    Joe Bell, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

  • "I am writing to express our heartfelt thanks not just for your making the last days of our mother Mae so easy for her and convenient for us, but also for all the care and attention she received from you, Denis, your family and staff during the ten years she spent with you. Because we know she got the best care during her stay with you. We know we could never hane provided mother with the care, expertise and medical attention you provided 24 hours a day.
    Yours sincerly Denis Murphy"

    Aisling Murphy, Charleville, Co. Cork




St. Josephs Nursing Homeemer-donncha-kathleen Killowen,
Co. Kerry,

Tel: +353 64 6641100
Fax: +353 64 6640872