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Address:
Balla Road
Claremorris
Co. Mayo

Person in Charge: Teresa Loughnane

Telephone No: 094 9362727

Email: teresa.loughnane@hse.ie

Website : www,hse.ie

Nursing Home Type : Public

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : No

Last updated : 31-03-2014

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Dalton Community Nursing Unit

Dalton Community Nursing Unit provides long stay residential care, day care and respite care.
The unit provides nursing care to those whose healthcare needs cannot be met through community services, families or careers.
All needs based around the individual care plan of each resident.
Evidenced based, person-centred, quality nursing care is provided by using the Social Model of Care, thus promoting activities of daily living using a holistic approach.

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
39
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
1
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
20
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
0
Triple Rooms:
6
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:
No
Visiting spouses can stay overnight:
No
Resident single rooms have lockable doors:
No
All resident rooms have an emergency call system:
Yes
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Management:

Policy

A welcome programme to help new residence to adjust:
No
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:
No

Privacy, Security & Safety

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

Visitors

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

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
No
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: 
No

Communication

Staff Understand and Speak Irish:
No
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Yes

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:
No
Dementia Care:
No
Palliative Care:
No
High Dependency Care:
No
Step-down Care:
No
Day Care:
Yes

Medical Services:

Designated Visiting Doctor:
Yes
Resident have access to Own Doctor:
No
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:
No
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:
No
Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly:
Yes
Pampering room available:
No

Activities

Music & Dance:
Yes
Arts and Crafts:
No
Other leisure services:
Community Meetings:
Yes
Daily Exercise Programme:
Yes
Evening Entertainment:
No
Pet therapy:
No

Quality Programmes

Activity Coordinator:
Yes
Advocacy Service:
No
'Essence of Care' programme:
Yes
'Ten Steps to Healthy Ageing' programme:
No
Reminiscence Therapy:
No
Sonas:
No

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