Holy Family School For The Deaf Cabra

Boarding

FACILITIES

Accommodation

Boarder accommodation is divided into age appropriate living areas. We provide single occupancy rooms and shared dorms.

The Boarding Campus provide dedicated study rooms and computer and art facilities, sensory room, playrooms, family rooms, cinema rooms, recreational areas, communal dining areas, medical clinic room, and separate age appropriate living rooms.

Dining

Boarding provides communal dining areas where the Boarders and Staff dine together. The morning routine involves breakfast from 07:30- 08:30. Boarders may bring a packed lunch to school or avail of the school canteen. The Boarding Campus has in-house Cooks who provide daily home cooked meals. Menus are planned in conjunction with the Boarders. We actively promote a healthy eating culture, working in conjunction with a Dietician.

Homework Club

Homework Club occurs throughout the week and is co-ordinated by the Teachers and supervised by Social Care Staff, in the schools. Educational support plans are put in place for each Boarder with their Key-worker and teaching staff.

Medical department

The medical department is made up of two nurses and our medical director Dr Brophy. We also have a relief nurse on staff. We provide nursing cover from 8am-9pm Monday-Thursday and 8-2pm on Fridays. Boarding provides check-ups with the doctor yearly and provides ongoing assistance as required. The close proximity to the GP practice ensures an effective and efficient service. We have a dedicated pharmacy that provides a 24-hour information and assistance helpline, with a qualified pharmacist.


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