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Unique Features of Slieve na Mon.


  • All ground floor accommodation with small resident numbers per cottage; en-suite facilities available. All units have direct access to serve outside space with no internal or external steps or ramps.
  • Avoidance of institutional feel, with links between cottages being interesting, stimulating activity centres with outside views.
  • Natural sunlight (very important in dementia and depression) is enhanced by provision of extensive light tunnels: artificial lights and appropriate curtains also provided throughout in accordance with Stirling’s recommendation.
  • Series of secure sensory gardens with many dementia friendly features provided; direct access via conservatories and sheltered areas from within.
  • Minimal noise in complex because of acoustics of materials, soundless alarm system and use of specialised trolleys: it is recognised that noise is a major source of trauma to dementia sufferers.
  • All flooring specification including colour schemes of architraves, hand rails, walls are dementia friendly.
  • All décor and fittings throughout (including bathrooms/en-suites/toilets) strictly adhere to dementia friendly principles e.g. appropriate use of mirrors, good colour contrasts, colour coding, use of shower curtains to define en-suites.
  • All bedroom doors are colour coded and personalised with the use of memory boards and encouraging use of resident’s own furnishings and possessions.
  • Clear signs on lounges and day rooms with these domestic size homely rooms having age appropriate furnishings and emphasis on colour contrast. Dining rooms on domestic scale with homely furnishings e.g. dining room table, side-board, dressers.
  • Cottages individually themed by use of pictures from different areas e.g. Gortin Glens, Clogher Valley, Fermanagh Lakes – these pictures are an excellent tool for reminiscent therapy.
  • Activity centres throughout the complex.

Sensory gardens (three individual gardens), all secured by gate and appropriate fencing, are all dementia friendly with appropriate signs. All have sheltered areas as well as interesting walks and activity areas.

Main function room which accommodates concerts, parties, religious gatherings, cinema screen.

Dedicated activity room for arts and crafts/prayer gatherings.

Snozzle/Relaxation room.

“Pub” for special occasions.

Juice Bar.

Nail Bar.

In-house Library.

Hairdressing Salon with stylist in attendance.

Beauty Parlour with jewellery suite.

Foot spa.

Designated kitchen for residents baking.

Designated laundry room for residents use.

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