Winner of employee of the month!!

A BIG congratulations to Antonio who is our employee of the month!!!



Easter at Orwell Private

A snapshot of Easter at Orwell Private 


Some of our Men’s Shed Team braved the cold on a chilly April morning to get their hands dirty and plant us some buds for summer!


Our winning Easter Bonnet – watch out Philip Treacy!


The selection of treats for the Easter Tea Dance


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The Marquee was alive with the sound of music  when residents enjoyed a spectacular performance by the Newpark Concert Orchestra


A Fantastic HIQA Monitoring Inspection Report!!

Our latest HIQA Monitoring Inspection Report was published today and is available below.

Mary and I would like to acknowledge the work and commitment of all our staff at Orwell Healthcare who contribute on a daily basis to making Orwell the centre of excellence that it is. Their hard work and commitment to the delivery of person centred care has been recognised by our industry Regulatory Body the Health Information and Quality Authority.


You can read the full report here: 


Congratulations Team Orwell – two nominations for Irish Healthcare Centre Awards

Congratulations Team Orwell – Orwell Private has been shortlisted for the Nursing Home/Residential Care Home of the Year and the Healthcare Building Project of the Year at the 2017 Irish Healthcare Centre Awards. Well done everyone.

Full shortlist here:


Irish health care awards


Final unit is now open – Raglan Orange

Its a very exciting day at Orwell Private as the doors to our final unit open. We look forward to welcoming our Raglan Orange residents to their new home and our Orwell Family



Its beginning to feel a lot like Christmas…

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas at Orwell Private. Residents have been getting into the festive spirit decorating their units with the activities team. See below for the events happening over Christmas here at Orwell.



Events @ The Marquee at Orwell Private

Sunday 11th

Singing for the Health of It

Rock & Roll Christmas


Monday 12th 

Cadenza String Quartet


Tuesday 13th

Mass with Fr Martin

High School Choir Rathgar


Wednesday 14th

Our Lady’s School TY Students

Christmas Party with Down the Line


Thursday 15th

Clarinet Ensemble DIT


Friday 16th

Staff Children’s Christmas Party

Staff Party


Saturday 17th

Marion Hyland Group


Sunday 18th

New Park Senior Orchestra


Monday 19th

Wooly Wards Farm


Tuesday 20th

Colaiste Cois Life Music Group


Wednesday 21st

Children’s Choir St Mary’s Rathgar


Thursday 22nd

Mass with Fr Martin with Choir and the Jones Family performance


Check in with the Activities team for further updates. 



Orwell Choir on Lyric FM

Our Orwell Choir accompanied by Choir for Joy recorded Night of Silence/Silent Night today for broadcast on Lyric FM’s Choirs for Christmas.

Recordings will be broadcast from the 12th December. As soon as we have a confirmed time we will let you know so that you can tune in and enjoy the Christmas cheer.



Congratulations to our Dr Mary Jones – runner up IMAGE Business Woman of the Year Awards

Congratulations to our very own Dr Mary Jones who was runner up in the Management Professional category at the 10th Annual IMAGE Business Woman of the Year Awards last night. A well deserved acknowledgment from her peers of the amazing work she does on a daily basis.

Mary Image Awards 2016


Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from All at Orwell Private!!


Pumpkins grown in our gardens and carved by our residents!


Dr. Mary Jones shortlisted for IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2016

A big congratulations to our very own Dr. Mary Jones who is shortlisted for the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2016! The awards will take place on November 21st and there was a whopping 394 entries. Dr Mary has been nominated in the Management Professional category.

‘Now in its tenth year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards aims to recognise and celebrate inspirational women across all areas of the Irish business world’ 

Best of luck to Dr Mary from all the team in Orwell.