Aras McDara Community Nursing Unit

Aras Mac Dara
Aras McDara Community Nursing Unit
Co Galway

Ms Mary Curran Mr JJ OKane

Tel: 091 595204/091 869 016

Hiqa Reports

Aras Mhic Dara is a single-storey building which opened in 1978 as a welfare home.

It developed into a residential centre for older people as the dependency levels of residents increased.

A twenty-bedded extension was added in 1998.

The centre provides long and short-term residential care, including palliative care and short-term respite care to the local community.

There are 55 places in the centre.

Aras Mhic Dara also provides palliative care and short term respite care to local people. There is a day care service on week days.

The centre has a secure garden with seating with a water feature and a second garden used for growing vegetables, which can be viewed from the day room

Aras Mhic Dara is wheelchair accessible with ramps to the front entrance.

There is car parking for staff and visitors to the front and side of the building.

Information courtesy of HIQA report.

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Residential Care Inspections

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To get further information from HIQA:
Call the advice line: 021 240 9660
Email: [email protected]
Postal Address:
The Office of the Chief Inspector,
Health Information and Quality Authority,
Social Services Inspectorate, 1301 City Gate,
Mahon, Cork.

Public Bed Register: HSE West

Aras McDara Community Nursing Unit |
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