Slievemore Nursing Unit

Slievemore Nursing Unit is a specialist nursing unit, providing short-term care and treatment for adults who have severe dementia with challenging behaviour.


The Unit is compromised of an 18-bedded facility, with 1 bed dedicated to respite care.


We are situated in the Shantallow community and within easy access of shops, churches, schools and the city centre.


A highly skilled nursing/medical team provide an individualised programme of care to meet the holistic needs of each person. All residents have their on private and personalised bedroom as well as access to all services, eg, dentist, hairdresser, optician and podiatrist. A high standard of catering is provided by our own cook.


Since opening in October 1994, Slievemore has established close links with the local community which supports and participates in our seasonal celebrations.


The Unit boasts a multi-sensory room and an enclosed courtyard garden, especially adapted for residents’ and visitors’ pleasure. As part of our holistic approach we offer outings, parties, relaxation sessions, physical activities and aromatherapy. Slievemore is a recognised and established unit, with an experienced team, maintaining a high quality of care in a homely and friendly environment in a comfortable and pleasant setting.


Slievemore Nursing Unit

2 Village Lane

Glengalliagh Road



Tel: (028) 7135 1401