Welcome to Holywood Care Home

Holywood Care Home in Belfast provides personalised 24-hour nursing care for frail, elderly residents.

Ours is a comfortable, purpose-built home set in extensive grounds on a hill next to Redburn Country Park – so it’s ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors.

At Holywood, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage them to take part in all decisions – contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.

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Life at Holywood Care Home

A carer and a resident

My father has recently been resident in Holywood Care Home during his final illness. The level of care which he received during this time was excellent. The staff were all extremely attentive to his needs and treated him with kindness and dignity.

I would also add that my whole family were also made to feel welcome as we sat with our father in his final days. The staff did everything that they could to make this very difficult time easier for us all. We all appreciate their help and kindness.

Margaret Cooper, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Holywood Care Home

My mum is in Holywood Care home. Everyone is so friendly and helpful and mum is very happy there. I know when I'm not at the home that she is well cared for. Also the staff and management make sure you are involved in any decisions.

Madeleine Scott, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Holywood Care Home

My father was extremely happy in this home. The staff couldn't do enough and were always pleasant. Friendly atmosphere and lovely environment. Grounds are beautiful. The activities were always good. Plenty of interaction from all staff. Church services and musical entertainment.

S Cochrane, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Holywood Care Home

My relative was in Holywood for nearly 5 years and was always very well cared for. All of the staff are very friendly and approachable. The home is in a beautiful setting. The home has lovely decor and good facilities.

Rachel Downing, Relative of Resident/Service User at Holywood Care Home

As a resident I feel very safe in my surrounding. There is always someone available to help me. To me it is like and extended family and friends. I am very well looked after. My medication is always given on time whereas i would of forgotten at home. The staff are marvelous and more than willing to assist. They go out of their way to help me in any circumstances.

Frances Alexander, Resident / Service User at Holywood Care Home

Types of care

Dementia care

People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...

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Nursing care

Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...

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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Holywood Care Home whether...

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End of life / palliative care

It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....

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Intermediate care

Also known as "step-up, step-down", or rehabilitation care, intermediate care offers an alternative...

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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of Holywood Care Home in Belfast. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.

  • All single rooms
  • On site hairdressing
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Flat screen TV in lounge
  • Personal telephone
  • Wi-fi

Our news


20 Sep 2017

Here at Four Seasons we value all of our team members. We encourage and support them to complete courses to help them develop their skills, enabling them to further enhance their career.

One such way for Care Assistants to do this, is for them to complete the Care Home Assistant Practitioners (CHAPs) 12 week training programme. Whilst completing this course, the Care Assistants can learn how to support nurses with certain duties potentially freeing the nurse to deal with a more complex issue.

Nine of our Care Assistant in Northern Ireland enrolled onto this programme, and on Monday 4th September they successfully graduated as Care Home Assistant Practitioners.

Carol Cousins, Managing Director for Northern Ireland said: “The graduation of the 9 Care Home Assistant Practitioners in Northern Ireland is a hugely significant achievement as these special pioneers are the very first in such a role across the Care Home sector here.

"Having Mary Hinds the Director of Nursing from the Public Health Agency and HSC in NI along to present the awards has reinforced the positive impact that CHAPs have in delivering the best experience of care for our residents."

More information about our CHAPs Programme is available in our careers section.


4 Aug 2017

Following on from the success of last year’s Four Season’s Care Awards, which saw 1,200 nominations and over 80 colleagues, residents and volunteers receiving accolades both at a regional and national level.

This year’s awards are now open!

You can nominate people for the following categories:

  • Care Assistant/Support Worker of the Year
  • Senior Care Assistant of the Year
  • Care Home Assistant Practitioner/Senior Nursing Care Assistant (CHAP/SNCA) of the Year
  • Registered Nurse of the Year
  • Dementia Care Champion
  • Specialist Services Champion
  • Personal Activities Lead Champion
  • Support Team Member of the Year
  • Regional and Central Support Team Member of the Year
  • Deputy Home Manager of the Year
  • Registered Care Home Manager of the Year
  • Regional Manager of the Year
  • Resident or Relative Contribution
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Our Values Champion

For more information about the categories visit our Care Awards page here. You can nominate colleagues, residents or volunteers from your home here. The deadline for nominations is 5pm on 30th September 2017.

Who will be your 2017 champions?


17 Jul 2017

Residents at Holywood Care Home in Belfast have been warming up their vocal chords in preparation of their opening night performance.

Roxana Mitrea, Home Manager, said: “It is enjoyable to see the residents having a good time. They took it upon themselves to create their own choir, so look out, Holywood’s got talent. The care team are enjoying listening to the residents and even joining in too. Watch this space; we’ll be performing for you soon.”

Are you looking for a care home in Belfast? Holywood Care Home provides support for all types of care including dementia care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

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If you'd like to arrange a visit to Holywood Care Home in Belfast, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.

Care home manager: Roxana Mitrea

221 Old Holywood Road, Holywood, Belfast, BT18 9QS

028 90098957

028 904 26 199

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