Hillcrest Nursing Home is situated a five minute drive from Letterkenny town centre.  The town is well serviced by a variety of shops, high street banks, credit union, post office, library, a retail park and countless restaurants and bars as well as a cinema complex and ‘An Grianan’ Theatre.

The nursing home is within a few minutes drive of Letterkenny University Hospital, which has an accident and emergency department, an excellent rehabilitation centre and out-patients services. 

Several doctors’ surgeries and pharmacies are located in the town and the offices of various Social Services departments are also located in the town.