Address:
Athlunkard
Westbury
Co. Clare / Co. Limerick border

Person in Charge: Najamol Kalangara Natarajan

Telephone No: 061 345150

Email: info@athlunkardnh.com

Nursing Home Type : Private

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

Nursing Homes Ireland Member : No

Last updated : 24-02-2017

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Athlunkard House Nursing Home

Athlunkard House Nursing Home is a purpose built residential centre; the original stone farm building has been retained and restored to provide a feature to the front of the building.
Athlunkard House is on two levels and located in the grounds of the former Westbury Estate.
The centre is located on the outskirts of Limerick city in Co. Clare beside St. Nicholas church.
Athlunkard House has two enclosed landscaped garden courtyards which can be accessed directly from the day areas.
The building is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair parking spaces are provided at the front entrance area

Accommodation:

Bedrooms Accommodation

Number of beds:
51
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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