Posted on: 16 Nov 2021

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Nua opens new Mental Health Community Residence in North West Dublin

Nua opens new Mental Health Community Residence in North West Dublin

We are delighted to introduce you to Aran Lodge, a Mental Health Community Residence for adults, both male and female, which is situated just on the border between North-West Dublin and County Meath.

Opened this month, Aran Lodge is managed by Amy Gaffney as the Operations Manager and is overseen by Linzi Sharman-Smith, Area Director of Operations.

Aran Lodge is a seven-bed residence and provides 24-hour care to individuals with mental health issues and dual diagnoses. The Operations Manager, Amy, is supported by a staff team of Social Care Workers and Assistant Support Workers, two Deputy Team Leaders and various Nua Departments such as the Clinical Department and members of Nua's multi-disciplinary team.

Aran Lodge is a two-storey detached property that on the ground floor consists of a large kitchen, a living room, a sitting room, a utility room and 4 ensuite bedrooms.

Its first floor comprises of a further 2 ensuite bedrooms, a landing, a bathroom, hot press and an office. There is also a converted garage on site which contains the last ensuite bedroom, an accessible bathroom, a staff/visitor WC, a hallway and a large kitchen/living/dining room.

Aran Lodge is situated on large private grounds in a quiet area. Its prime location allows residents to easily engage with many of the surrounding community's amenities. Residents are also within close proximity of the library, community centres, a local swimming pool, beaches, a day centre, restaurants, historical points of interest, art galleries, museums, theatres, GAA clubs and many social groups. Residents are supported and encouraged to be active members of their community.

We look forward to hearing great news from Aran Lodge as more new residents arrive over the coming weeks.