The Ardmore by CareChoice is located in the heart of Finglas, just a 15-minute walk from Finglas Village. We are lucky enough to have the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin Cemetery and the beautiful Phoenix Park nearby.
We know all our residents are individuals, they have families, friends, opinions and many diverse hobbies. We want our residents to enjoy the things that are important to them and cherish the pieces that make them unique. We like to try to go the extra mile to make our residents comfortable, have fun, get involved and generally enjoy the experience of our Home and yet still feel like they can be exactly as they would in their own homes.
We take great pride in caring for all our residents and we provide a person-centred approach to care. Our staff have the perfect mix of training and experience to give residents the compassionate care that they need. Our staff are friendly, and many are from the local area which gives a great sense of community in CareChoice Finglas. This makes the transition into our Home more relaxed and enjoyable for residents.
We are always available to answer any questions or queries you may have; any member of our staff would be happy to help.
We like to encourage visitors and family at CareChoice and we always do our best to have maximum accessibility for all. Please speak to a member of our team if you would like to find out more information about our visiting.
Yaness Bissessur – Senior Administrator
Yaness looks after all enquiries and admissions at The Ardmore care home in Finglas and is the main point of contact for all enquires and admissions. Yaness has over 14 years’ experience in hospitality. Prior to his move into this role, he has been working closely with our residents in a caring capacity in Finglas.
Yaness will be delighted to guide you through the enquiry and admission process. He will make sure all of your queries are answered and is always happy to help.
If you are looking to enquire about The Ardmore by CareChoice please contact Yaness on:
(01) 88 00 900 or alternatively email Yaness at: email@example.com
Nichola Steen – Director of Nursing
Qualifications: Bsc. Nursing General (2008), Msc. Applied Healthcare Management (2014), QQI level 6 Manual Handling Instructor (2016).
Professional Focus: Nichola has a vast array of experience of working in care of the elderly settings both in Ireland and Australia. Having qualified from University College Dublin with an honour’s degree in 2008, she subsequently, went on to obtain her master’s degree in applied healthcare management from University College Dublin in 2014. Prior to her appointment at CareChoice Finglas, Nichola has worked within a management capacity in both single entity and larger nursing home groups. Nichola is passionate about ensuring that the concept of person-centred care is at the forefront of all care provided within the home.
Director of Nursing
The staff always listen and take care of your needs’, just ask and it is done. Their motto is “We are family”, which is a very true statement, you soon know them all and they do become family.– Resident CareChoice Finglas
In CareChoice Finglas we offer a range of different services to our residents.
A sample of some of these services are:
We have a dedicated Head Chef who oversees all meals and snacks in CareChoice Finglas. Our Head Chef is specially trained in the IDDSI framework for people living with dysphagia to make sure every meal is one to remember. Supported by our fantastic catering team, our mealtimes are an experience for everyone. We create our monthly menus with our residents and display our menus for all to see. We also cater for special occasions like themed evenings or celebrations in our Home.
To us great food is a necessity when you live in CareChoice Finglas. Our food is always delicious and thoughtfully presented.
We pride ourselves on our Activities Programme, which co-ordinate outings and activities for our residents. We have enjoyed Arts & Crafts, visits to Parks and Theatres, Card Games and Bingo and are looking forward to many more.
CareChoice Finglas is spread across 5 floors, all named after local features in the Finglas area. We can accommodate up to 89 residents. We have a beautifully landscaped garden to the side and rear of our Home. This garden gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy the summer sunshine in a peaceful and relaxing environment.
Our dementia friendly floor is specially designed to enhance the experience of a person living with dementia. We have themed wall murals, pictures, and interactive displays. Our corridors are themed and show pictures of previous staple landmarks in Dublin like Switzer’s and Clery’s department stores.
Some of the features of our Home include:
- Nurses Stations
- Large open plan Reception area with seating for family and residents
- 5 Quiet Rooms
- 5 Treatment Rooms
- 4 Day Rooms
- 4 Dining Rooms
- Living/Dining Room
- Activities Room
- Nurses Stations on each floor
- Hairdressers Salon
- Beautifully Landscaped Enclosed Garden
In CareChoice Finglas, we are passionate about social and therapeutic activities. Our residents have a committee that meets regularly to discuss topics such activities they would like, places they would like to visit and any other things that interest them.
We value our well managed activities programme as it enhances the lives of our residents and gives them the opportunity to live their lives to the fullest.
Our dedicated Activities Team facilitates a wide range of group and individual activities, we are always creating new Activities for our residents. A sample of some of our most popular activities include:
What can you do:
- Regular Musical Entertainment
- Art Classes
- Pet therapy
- Bingo, Board Games
- Card Games, Movies
- Summer Family themed party
- Outings, eg. Shopping trips, theatre visits, trips to parks etc.
- Famileo, a digital format to assist families to communicate with their loved one
- Sonas Therapy
- Our Exercise programme
- Personnel interests and hobbies are always encouraged
We individualise each person’s activities programme based on their likes and dislikes and we also cater for residents who would rather enjoy individual activities.
A CareChoice Resident Satisfaction Survey is completed every year. This asks residents their opinions on all areas of life in CareChoice Finglas. This feedback is used to make improvements in our Home across all departments. Our Activities team lead this survey and assist residents with completing it if they need some help. We receive invaluable feedback from these surveys and give each resident a platform to have their voices heard on all aspects of living with us.
CareChoice Finglas was registered with HIQA on the 21st December 2018 for a 3-year period.
At CareChoice our philosophy places residents at the centre of their own care. Our 24/7 care is individualised and holistically planned in partnership with the resident and family members. This helps us to give residents the best possible quality of life whilst catering for a wide variety of care needs. Our team of NMBI Registered Nurses and QQI accredited Healthcare Assistants are skilled in providing compassionate individualised care for every resident.
We specialise in several different models of care, the type of care that will suit your loved one depends on their individual needs and preferences.