The following services are currently provided for our residents in
An Teaghlach Uilinn Retirement and Convalescence Centre:
24 Hour Nurse Care
We provide 24 hour nurse cover with an experienced team of registered nurses and a qualified team of care assistants
24 hour Nurse Call System in all bedrooms.
24 hour GP cover
Our local GP’s carry out weekly rounds with our residents and are available during the week to visit the home if required.
University Late Night Pharmacy, Newcastle, Galway dispenses and delivers medication on a daily basis to the home.
The home facilitates in-house physiotherapy services for the residents. On admission all residents will be assessed by our Physiotherapist and findings and recommendations will be discussed directly with the resident and family. Individual sessions (cost incurred by resident) if required will be organized based on the assessment.
Chiropody services are also made available in-house. Chiropody services (cost incurred by resident) are available on-site every Thursday.
Dental and Optometry
Upon request a dentist and optician is available to see our residents.
Upon referral from the GP we can avail of a dietician for all our residents.
An in-house hairdresser is available every Thursday upon request.
We supply a selection of daily newspapers for all our residents.
We have two full time Sonas trained Activities Coordinators employed at the home. They carry out a range of different activities with all our residents as well as organizing day trips and outings.
We endeavor to give everybody a voice and opportunity to improve the services and care that we provide at the home. We are currently in the process of organizing an Advocacy Group where we welcome direct input of our residents, their family members and our own staff.
Our local priest comes in on a weekly basis to say mass. We also have an oratory where the residents can go and spend some quiet time. We are currently in the process of putting in a system so that we can show live mass from our local church on our T.V’s here in the home.
We have a fully equipped kitchen with a qualified chef, where all dietary needs are met, our chef is highly focused on sourcing the highest quality local produce and specializes in providing home-made breads, cakes and deserts.
We provide a full laundry service in-house and also there is launderette in Moycullen where any items of clothing can be sent for dry-cleaning.
We have a secure building with all common areas monitored with CCTV, and in order to enter or leave the building you must contact reception or the nurse through an intercom system.
We have a state of the art fire alarm system, which is connected directly into the emergency services. All staff receives yearly fire training and we carry out quarterly fire drills, so you can be assured that your family members and loved ones are staying in a safe and secure environment.
We have a dedicated smoking area for our resident smokers, as we have a no smoking policy here in the nursing home.