Áras Chois Fharraige
Páirc Láir, Park, Co. Galway
The Áras is an award-winning care home where elderly Irish speakers are cared for in their first language
The home is located in the Irish-speaking Conamara Gaeltacht. Seventy per cent of residents are native Irish speakers and some are not comfortable conversing in English.
It is home to 42 residents who are served by a care team of 45 nursing and other staff, in spacious en-suite bedrooms overlooking Galway Bay.
The Áras is the 2020 winner of Best Irish Nursing Home at the Irish Accommodation Institute Awards.
Health & wellbeing
Residents are encouraged to keep active in line with their interests and abilities.
The ethos of the home is to provide high quality care while respecting the dignity and choice of residents.
Palliative and end of life care is delivered with dignity, sensitivity and discretion.
Diet & nutrition
Meals are cooked on-site by qualified chefs, with at least at least two options for each meal.
Individual care plans
Each residents’ individual care plan is discussed with them and is based on comprehensive assessments.
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Our Vision, Our Mission
Our Vision is a care home in which residents are able to live life to its fullest potential as a part of, rather than apart from, their local community.
Our Mission is to create this environment through a commitment to dignity, choice and excellence in healthcare.
We believe that Áras Chois Fharraige is first and foremost a home for residents and that like in their own home, their needs and choice are paramount.
Every part of the Áras was designed to maximise the living experience for residents. This led to the home winning the nationwide LAMA award for best private nursing home.
Meet the Áras team
Our dedicated, experienced, and award-winning team deliver the highest standards of care. When you enter the Áras, you feel the welcoming atmosphere created by a caring staff and happy residents.
Our activities co-ordinator ensures there is always plenty to do at the Áras, with live music , bingo, a knitting circle, concerts, pet therapy and many other weeky activities.
Recent awards include the Grand Supreme Prize at the Irish Accommodation Awards , as well as a GOLD AWARD for excellence in hygiene and cleanliness for the fifth year in a row.
Áras Chois Fharraige
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“Áras Chois Fharraige is a happy place with content residents, very mannerly and helpful staff, and I find that the relatives are very positive about their loved ones care in this home. When you enter the Áras, you feel the welcoming atmosphere created by a caring staff and happy residents. From my experience in the management of our elderly, it is a difficult job, be it at home or in a nursing home and it takes great care and attention to do this work. This care and attention is present and evident in Áras Chois Fharraige.”