Address:
Kinneagh
Curragh
Co. Kildare

Person in Charge: Miriam McDonnell

Telephone No: 045 481880

Email: curraghlawn2@eircom.net

Website : www.curraghlawn.com

Nursing Home Type : Private

Participation in Nursing Home Support Scheme/A Fair Deal: Yes

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : Yes

Last updated : 17-01-2014

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Curragh Lawn Nursing Home

Curragh Lawn Nursing Home, situated on the edge of the Curragh is family owned and operated for the past 25 years. Curragh Lawn Nursing Home aims to provide its Residents with a secure, relaxed, and homely environment in which their care, well-being and comfort are of prime importance.

At Curragh Lawn we provide care for residents with all dependency needs. The nursing home is all on ground level. We pride ourselves at creating a really luxurious interior while adhering to the best practice guidelines of infection prevention.

There are lovely outdoor areas to sit and enjoy the scenic views and there are pleasant walkways around the nursing home. Dining in our Restaurant is an essential part of the Curragh Lawn experience. Enjoy a spectacular view of Old Kilcullen, while enjoying our excellent cuisine in a beautiful homely setting. Residents interested in moving to Curragh Lawn Nursing Home are encouraged to visit the home and sample the atmosphere and level of service.

 Resident’s family, relatives and friends are encouraged to visit regularly. Our Director of Nursing will be happy to meet with you and your family to give you a tour of the building and discuss any personal needs you may have. In order to ensure you receive our uninterrupted attention we would ask that you kindly schedule an appointment in the first instance.

 

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
37
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
2
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
11
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
2
Double without bathroom en-suite:
10
Triple Rooms:
0
Larger Rooms:
0
Overnight facility for visitors if required:
Yes
Room temperature can be controlled on a room by room basis:
Yes
Residents can have some personal items of furniture and furnishings:
Yes
Ability to choose own bed times:
Yes
Residential couples can be accommodated together:
Yes
Visiting spouses can stay overnight:
Yes
Resident single rooms have lockable doors:
Yes
All resident rooms have an emergency call system:
Yes
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Management:

Policy

A welcome programme to help new residence to adjust:
Yes
Residents are given a copy of the nursing home's Statement of Purpose:
Yes
Resident belongings and property are covered by nursing homes insurance:
Yes
Personal laundry service available:
Yes
A quiet room available an alternative to television room:
Yes
Easy access to local amenities:
Yes
Access to Daily Newspaper/Weekly Magazine:
Yes
There is an established and active independent resident council:
Yes
There is complaints procedure for residence if required:
Yes

Privacy, Security & Safety

Residents have access to and can manage personal finances:
Yes
Residents have a private secure place to keep personal belongings:
Yes
Staff knock before entering resident's rooms:
Yes
Nursing home has a security monitoring system:
No

Visitors

Room / area for private visit:
Yes
Children allowed visit:
Yes
Easily accessible by public transport:
Yes
Designated Visitor Parking:
No
Visiting by pets allowed:
Yes

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
Yes
Menu choice available:
Yes
Meals can be taken in residents own room on request:
Yes
Specific diets catered for:
Yes
Visitors allowed to dine with relatives: 
Yes

Communication

Staff Understand and Speak Irish:
Yes
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes
List of languages staff can understand and speak:
Filipino,Polish, Malayalam, Hindi

Religion

Religious ethos:
Multi-denominational
Religious services are held weekly:
Yes
There is an oratory in the nursing home:
No
Community prayer meetings are held regularly:
Yes
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Health Care Services:

Care Types Provided

Long-Term Care:
Yes
Nursing Care:
Yes
Respite Care:
Yes
Convalescent Care:
Yes
Dementia Care:
Yes
Palliative Care:
Yes
High Dependency Care:
Yes
Step-down Care:
Yes
Day Care:
Yes

Medical Services:

Designated Visiting Doctor:
Yes
Resident have access to Own Doctor:
Yes
Registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day:
Yes
Individual Contracts of Care are developed:
Yes
Care Plans are reviewed every three months with residents:
Yes
Residents can self manage prescribed medication:
Yes
Flu Vaccinations Available:
Yes

Additional Services:

Services provided by GMS or privately at an additional cost to residents

Chiropodist:
Yes
Dentist:
Yes
Dietician:
Yes
Occupational Therapist:
Yes
Optician:
Yes
Physiotherapist:
Yes
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Activities and Leisure Time

Leisure Time

Has a safe and easily accessible outside garden for residents use:
Yes
Has easy access for wheelchairs and walking frames:
Yes
Has an activities programme that allows for regular excursions:
Yes
Residents have access a library facility:
Yes
Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly:
Yes
Pampering room available:
Yes

Activities

Music & Dance:
Yes
Arts and Crafts:
Yes
Other leisure services:
Community Meetings:
Yes
Daily Exercise Programme:
Yes
Evening Entertainment:
Yes
Pet therapy:
Yes

Quality Programmes

Activity Coordinator:
Yes
Advocacy Service:
Yes
'Essence of Care' programme:
Yes
'Ten Steps to Healthy Ageing' programme:
Yes
Reminiscence Therapy:
Yes
Sonas:
Yes

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