Approval granted for new nursing home at St Finbarr’s Hospital
Updated: Mar 3, 2020
Planning permission has been approved for a new 105-room nursing and residential care unit at St Finbarr’s Hospital.
The Echo has reported that the development will also include 105 ensuite bedrooms, including 30 for dementia residents, along with associated resident accommodation including dining rooms, kitchenettes, day rooms, sunrooms, an activities room, quiet rooms, resident areas with a family overnight room, visitor's room, treatment room and a hairdresser salon.
An additional 78 new parking spaces, six disabled spaces, a minimum of 30 covered cycling spaces, and five electric vehicle spaces will be constructed.
St Finbarrs will also have to pay a contribution of €460,355 to the council. With planning permission now granted, it will be subject to 26 conditions.