St. Patrick’s Mercy Home is a 210 bed long-term care facility. St. Patrick’s Home has a long history of quality care and compassion. The home is committed to caring for the whole person, respecting the sacredness of life and the dignity of each individual. Mercy is a way of life at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, which is intrinsic to our operation and enacted by our employees and volunteers.
St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, which opened in 1958, is owned and operated by the Sisters of Mercy in collaboration with Eastern Health and its mission is to provide quality and compassionate care to its residents.
- Physician care
- Infection control
- Wound management
- Psychiatric (Consult)
- Hospitality and food services
- Infrastructure support
- Laundry services
- Housekeeping services
Allied health services:
- Social work
- Occupational therapy
- Clinical dietitian
- Recreation therapy
- Music therapy
Other services and amenities
- Pastoral care
- Resident family council
- Volunteer services
- Patrick’s Mercy Home Auxiliary
- Gift shop/Red Rose café
- Resident trust fund services
- Pet therapy
- Beauty shop/barber services
- Security services
- Wanderguard Resident Security System
- Spousal support group
Admission to long-term care is coordinated through the office of placement services for long-term care.
- Construction of a “Senior’s Home” began in 1956 as a result of community need.
- Situated on land donated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John’s.
- A “Cent-A-Meal” Campaign was begun by the Community, and therefore a sense of ownership by the Community and residents who reside here. Existing Building opened in 1958 with 82 beds.
- Operation and Ownership of building and land transferred from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John’s to the Sisters of Mercy in 1958.
- Extension constructed and opened in 1985 with an additional 132 beds to a total of 210 beds.
- In September 1999, the Board of Directors of St. Patrick’s Mercy Home entered into an Agreement with the St. John’s Nursing Home Board in a process of regionalization along with other nursing homes in the area. In 2005, it became a member of the Eastern Health Authority.
- In June 2011, the Creedon Family Room was officially opened and on May 28, 2015, the Catherine McAuley Palliative Care Room was officially opened to allow family members the opportunity to remain at the bedside of their loved one during the final days of the dying process.