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Congratulations to our Catering Manger Grey Makoni and his team

Grey Makoni (catering manager) and his team were recognised for the wonderful and innovative service they provide to our residents, staff, volunteers and visitors to Carrigoran House at the NHI Care Awards in November 2018. Carrigoran House won the overall award for Excellence in Dining and Nutrition services. This is testament to the personalised nutritional varied menu that is lovingly put together for our residents and all who dine at our Nursing Home, our Day Service which also is Day Centre of the Year for 2018 and our Assisted Living Apartments.

Official launch of our enhanced Activity Room by Minister Pat Breen June 2018

At the official opening of the newly refurbished Activity Room in Carrigoran House to celebrate them being national award winners for their Social And Recreation programme as part of annual Nursing Homes Week. Photograph by John Kelly.

Pat Breen, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise and Innovation cuts the tape at the official opening of the newly refurbished Activity Room in Carrigoran House to celebrate them being national award winners for their Social And Recreation programme as part of annual Nursing Homes Week. Included are from left; Sr Gerard, Lucy Egan, Valerie Vaughan CEO Carrigoran and Frances Bailey, volunteer.

 

Dining Room supervisor Maura Mc Cormack, right, teaching the art of baking to Pat Breen, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise and Innovation, during the official opening of the newly refurbished Activity Room in Carrigoran House during annual Nursing Homes Week while celebrating them being national award winners for their Social And Recreation programme . Looking on are from left; Veronica Callinan, Paula Mc Carthy. Photograph by John Kelly.

 

Pat Breen, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise and Innovation chats with Nancy Power at the official opening of the newly refurbished Activity Room in Carrigoran House as part of annual Nursing Homes Week while also celebrating their national award for their Social And Recreation programme.

Friends Frances Moroney and Colette Griffin chatting during the official opening of the newly refurbished Activity Room in Carrigoran House during annual Nursing Homes Week while celebrating a national award win for their Social And Recreation programme.

 

Winner of Day Centre of the Year 2018

Winner of Day Centre of the Year 2018!!!! Congratulations to Aodhnaid and all her team in our Health & Wellness Centre. Well deserved

Social & Recreational Programme (2017 Nursing Homes Ireland Excellence in Care Awards).

Our Activity Coordinators, Paula McCarthy and Veronica McCarthy accepted this award on behalf of Carrigoran House and its volunteers and support staff, Gina Dalton and Bernie Wolfe at the Annual NHI Excellence in Care Awards on November 16th. This is a wonderful achievement and we are so very proud to have all their efforts recognise.

 

 

NURSING HOME OF THE YEAR 2017

NURSING HOME OF THE YEAR 2017
Congratulations to all of our valued team in Carrigoran House Nursing Home for achieving Nursing Home of the Year 2017 at the Irish Healthcare Centre awards on March 10th in Dublin.
We are extremely proud of the individual effort put in by all of our staff across all departments that come together to provide our health care service. On the night our Health and Wellness Centre were also finalists for Day Centre of the Year and our Falls Prevention Programme for Healthcare Department Initiative of the Year

 

Best Community Initiative Award

Congratulations to our colleague Mary O’Dowd who took home the “Best Community Initiative Award” held at the NHI Conference in November 2016, for her work on the Age Expo event held here at the Health & Wellness Centre, Carrigoran.
We are very proud of her and the wider team, who brought the Expo from concept to reality last April.

Heritage Week 2016

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This years Heritage week event was a wonderful success, with almost 130 people from the community attending the Health & Wellness Centre to view the movie “Older than Ireland”.

Feedback from attendees was glowing all round with everyone expressing their enjoyment of the event.

Attendees enjoying the Movie in the Health & Wellness Centre

Attendees enjoying the Movie in the Health & Wellness Centre

Of Pleasant Days Gone By

Our book ‘Of Pleasant Days Gone By‘ is a selection of memories and musings, contributed by guests at the Health & Wellness Centre, Carrigoran. Compiled by Brigid Liddy Of Pleasant Days Gone Byit recalls life in 20th Century Ireland – before rural electrification, before running water in homes and before most families even had a car! The stories are both happy and sad – but all are true experiences. The book has held the No.1 Bestseller spot in Paperback Non-Fiction for several weeks now.
Reviews by respected author and journalist Cormac Mac Connell can be read on the Irish Examiner website www.irishexaminer.com , the ‘Irish Voice’ American website www.irishvoice.com , as well as www.irishcentral.com.
Books can be ordered directly from the Health & Wellness Centre, Carrigoran House, Newmarket on Fergus, Co.Clare for €15 p&p inclusive to Irish addresses or for $20 for addresses within Europe / USA.

Coffee morning and Art exhibition 28th-30th June

Really looking forward to hosting our coffee morning and Art exhibition here at the centre next week! Some lovely pieces will be on sale! The exhibition is open to all & we’d love to welcome you & your family and friends between 11:30 – 13:00 on Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th, and Thurs 30th June.

Clare Age Expo 2016