At Vallargatu 7 in Þingeyri, a variety of services are run together. There, the Tjörn nursing home, health center, Lyfja pharmacy, service apartments run by Ísafjarðarbær, chapel and home care for Dýrafjörður are all together in one building.

Nursing home Tjörn

At Tjörn there is a 6-7 room nursing home.

To apply for a place in the home, contact Skill and health assessment committee of the health district of Vestfjörður.

You can contact the Tjörn Nursing Home by phone 450 4583.

The healthcare center at Þingeyri

The healthcare center is open on Tuesdays between 09:00 and 15:00 with a doctor's reception and, depending on the case, a nurse. Appointments must be booked in advance through Heilsuvera or by phone 450 4500.

Home care

Home care is provided from Þingeyri as part of home care unit in the northern region.


The nursing home Tjörn is managed by Erla Björga Ástvaldsdóttir,

The health care falls under the health care of the northern region, including Magnea Hafsteinsdóttir and Súsanna Björga Ástvaldsdóttir.

Updated 3 July 2024 (HEP)

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