Granny is in a nursing home in Naas. They have parts of the hallways done up like the shop fronts of well-known spots in the town. Very nice touch. pic.twitter.com/6Db4M73MjB
— Peter Farrell (@PeterFarr_) September 3, 2019
The Craddock House Nursing Home, Naas, County Kildare
The owners of Craddock House (Bríd and Karl Gallagher) decided to build a strong visual sensory area in their Dementia Care unit for the purpose of creating a stimulating space for residents and a place to reflect, relax and enjoy.
They engaged local craft-person Kevin O’Rourke of Country Kitchens (Ballymare Eustace) to design and build a streetscape of old shopfronts that included; a Post Office, Flower Shop, Sweet Shop/Ice Cream Parlour, General Mercantile, Garage, Pub, Antiques Shop and a functioning Hairdressers. Mock cottage facades and walls formed part of the new streetscape…