Address:
Mullinasole
Laghey
Co. Donegal

Person in Charge: Jennifer Glenn

Telephone No: 074 9734810

Email: arasmhicshuibhne@eircom.net

Website : www.drumhill.ie

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : No

Last updated : 29-03-2014

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Aras Mhic Shuibhne

Aras Mhic Shuibhne is located at Mullinasole, near Laghey, Co Donegal.  It lies at the gateway leading from South Donegal to the West of Ireland.   The site itself is in a tranquil suburban setting in an area with outstanding scenic views. Close to the picturesque Donegal and Mullinasole Bays and the world renowned Rossnowlagh Beach,

Aras Mhic Shuibhne can be found approximately 8 km south of Donegal Town and 16 km north of Ballyshannon along the main N15 roadway.

Our accommodation at Aras Mhic Shuibhne provides for the highest quality elderly care in a most modern nursing home. The home is fully fitted to facilitate all our residents care needs. Providing the utmost in privacy all bedrooms are single room occupancy with comfortable electric beds fully equipped each with en suite bathrooms, TV, Radio and telephone as well as a nurse call bell system.

We also offer a choice of open Day Rooms. There, the residents can relax, read, have a chat or while away the hours in comfort and contentment, with open landscaped areas and an open courtyards in full view.

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
46
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
38
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
0
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
4
Double without bathroom en-suite:
0
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:
No
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:
No
Easy access to local amenities:
Yes
Access to Daily Newspaper/Weekly Magazine:
Yes
There is an established and active independent resident council:
No
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:
Yes

Visitors

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

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:
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:
Yes
Community prayer meetings are held regularly:
No
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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:
No
Step-down Care:
No
Day Care:
No

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:
No
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:
No

Quality Programmes

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

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