Address:
Ballygar
Co. Galway

Person in Charge: Tom Thomas

Telephone No: 090 6624818

Email: tomthomas26@gmail.com

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : No

Last updated : 06-07-2016

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Ballygar Nursing Home

Ballygar Nursing Home is a single-story purpose-built facility which first opened in  May 1997.
Ballygar Nursing Home is located in Ballygar,  approximately 62  kilometres from Galway city.

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
17
Single Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Single Rooms without bathroom en-suite:
0
Double Rooms with bathroom en-suite:
0
Double without bathroom en-suite:
0
Triple Rooms:
0
Larger Rooms:
0
Overnight facility for visitors if required:
Not stated
Room temperature can be controlled on a room by room basis:
Not stated
Residents can have some personal items of furniture and furnishings:
Not stated
Ability to choose own bed times:
Not stated
Residential couples can be accommodated together:
Not stated
Visiting spouses can stay overnight:
Not stated
Resident single rooms have lockable doors:
Not stated
All resident rooms have an emergency call system:
Not stated
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Management:

Policy

A welcome programme to help new residence to adjust:
Not stated
Residents are given a copy of the nursing home's Statement of Purpose:
Not stated
Resident belongings and property are covered by nursing homes insurance:
Not stated
Personal laundry service available:
Not stated
A quiet room available an alternative to television room:
Not stated
Easy access to local amenities:
Not stated
Access to Daily Newspaper/Weekly Magazine:
Not stated
There is an established and active independent resident council:
Not stated
There is complaints procedure for residence if required:
Not stated

Privacy, Security & Safety

Residents have access to and can manage personal finances:
Not stated
Residents have a private secure place to keep personal belongings:
Not stated
Staff knock before entering resident's rooms:
Not stated
Nursing home has a security monitoring system:
Not stated

Visitors

Room / area for private visit:
Not stated
Children allowed visit:
Not stated
Easily accessible by public transport:
Not stated
Designated Visitor Parking:
Not stated
Visiting by pets allowed:
Not stated

Meals

Flexible mealtimes:
Not stated
Menu choice available:
Not stated
Meals can be taken in residents own room on request:
Not stated
Specific diets catered for:
Not stated
Visitors allowed to dine with relatives: 
Not stated

Communication

Staff Understand and Speak Irish:
Not stated
Staff Understand and Speak English:
Not stated

Religion

Religious ethos:
None
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Health Care Services:

Care Types Provided

Long-Term Care:
No
Nursing Care:
No
Respite Care:
No
Convalescent Care:
No
Dementia Care:
No
Palliative Care:
No
High Dependency Care:
No
Step-down Care:
No
Day Care:
No

Medical Services:

Designated Visiting Doctor:
Not stated
Resident have access to Own Doctor:
Not stated
Registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day:
Not stated
Individual Contracts of Care are developed:
Not stated
Care Plans are reviewed every three months with residents:
Not stated
Residents can self manage prescribed medication:
Not stated
Flu Vaccinations Available:
Not stated

Additional Services:

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

Chiropodist:
No
Dentist:
No
Dietician:
No
Occupational Therapist:
No
Optician:
No
Physiotherapist:
No
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Activities and Leisure Time

Leisure Time

Has a safe and easily accessible outside garden for residents use:
Not stated
Has easy access for wheelchairs and walking frames:
Not stated
Has an activities programme that allows for regular excursions:
Not stated
Residents have access a library facility:
Not stated
Hairdresser or Barber that visits at least monthly:
Not stated
Pampering room available:
Not stated

Activities

Music & Dance:
Not stated
Arts and Crafts:
Not stated
Other leisure services:
Community Meetings:
Not stated
Daily Exercise Programme:
Not stated
Evening Entertainment:
Not stated
Pet therapy:
Not stated

Quality Programmes

Activity Coordinator:
Not stated
Advocacy Service:
Not stated
'Essence of Care' programme:
Not stated
'Ten Steps to Healthy Ageing' programme:
Not stated
Reminiscence Therapy:
Not stated
Sonas:
Not stated

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