In 1982 the site on which Mount Carmel Supported Care Home is built was donated by the Parish and the home was completed and opened in 1985.
Mount Carmel Supported Care Home offers its services to low dependency residents over 65 years. (Any deviation from this age range would be recommended by the Manager and approved by the Board of Management)
It provides long-term and respite care for residents who are mainly capable of living independently and who require minimal assistance in a home-from-home environment.
It promotes independent living a safe and comfortable environment for the older people of the parish and surrounding parishes and is established as an integral part in the
provision of a comprehensive service to the elderly in the community.
The total capacity is for 20 residents. There are 20 single bedrooms. There is also independent living accommodation on the grounds of Mount Carmel and the occupants can avail of meals in the centre.
There are garden areas with seating available for residents to sit and relax outside. The home is located in the main street of Callan in a quiet area within walking distance of all local shops and amenities.
It is funded by a grant from the HSE, resident’s fees, fundraising and some staff provided by a DSP and TUS Community Employment Scheme.
Conditions of Registration
The designated centre shall be operated at all times in compliance with the Health Act 2007 as amended from time to time.
The designated centre shall be operated at all times in compliance with the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2013 and the Health Act 2007 (Registration of Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2015 (as amended| consolidated| restated or replaced from time to time) and in compliance with all other regulations made under the Health Act 2007 as amended from time to time.
The designated centre shall be operated at all times in compliance with the National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland (as amended| consolidated| restated or replaced from time to time) and in compliance with all other standards made under the Health Act 2007 and as the Chief Inspector may notify to the registered provider from time to time.
The designated centre shall be operated at all times in compliance with all other legislation| regulations and standards which are applicable to it.
The designated centre shall be operated at all times in accordance with and shall only provide the services set out in its Statement of Purpose| as delivered and amended from time to time in accordance with Regulation 3 of the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents In Designated Centres For Older People) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 415 of 2013) (as amended| consolidated| restated or replaced from time to time).
No person under the age of 18 years of age shall be accommodated at the designated centre at any time.
The maximum number of persons that can be accommodated at the designated centre is 20.
The maximum number of day care clients that can be facilitated is 12.
Aims of Mount Carmel Supported Care Home
- To provide a service that enables residents to live their lives to their full potential-maintaining and maximising independence
- To give the highest quality of care with empathy, dignity and respect.
- To encourage residents, their family, friends and advocates to take an active part in the daily routine and activities of Mount Carmel Supported Care Home
- To encourage residents to continue to mix with other people in the community either by going out or inviting people into the home
- To cater for the residents’ cultural, religious and emotional needs and for these needs to be respected by other
“Very inviting, stress free and treated with respect. Great that you call anytime and always be made feel part of a bigger family”Residents Satisfaction Survey of 2019
Objectives of Mount Carmel Supported Care Home
- To promote independence and autonomy
- To provide a person-centred holistic approach to care
- To promote relationship-centred care
- To maintain links with the local community
- To help maintain a healthy lifestyle with access to local health services
- To respect spiritual needs, cultural needs and diversity
- To provide an environment where dignity and respect are paramount
- To facilitate a forum for residents and family involvement
- To develop a skilled workforce
- To work in partnership with the local health care professionals
- To maintain a good working relationship with the Health Service Executive
- To ensure the safety and health of our residents, staff, visitors and contractors
- To apply for grants and fundraise to improve our care environment
- To work towards meeting the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland
List of Directors
|Cllr Matt Doran||Chairperson|
|Fr William Dalton||Director|
|Frank Mc Kenna||Treasurer|
“Staff helpful & Friendly”Residents Satisfaction Survey of 2019