The HSE has confirmed that the planning application for the development of Letterkenny Community Nursing Unit has been granted.
The development in Letterkenny will provide a new 110 bedded unit on a green field site at Kilmacrennan Road, Letterkenny.
The proposed development will comprise of a community nursing unit / hospital totalling 9400sqm in gross floor area.
The building comprises of 110 beds including a mix of long stay, short stay / rehabilitation and dementia care with associated resident accommodation including dining rooms, kitchenettes, resident areas with family overnight room, visitor’s room, treatment room, hairdresser’s salon etc.
The facility will also provide a purpose built rehabilitation centre, providing Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and allied health professional space.
Other features include an internal courtyard and terrace spaces; associated back of house areas including kitchen and laundry rooms, staff accommodation and ancillary offices; and all associated site and development works including landscaping and site services, and an ESB sub-station.