"The Rock Day Centre Ballymote, Sligo"

About: Sligo Leitrim Mental Health Services

(as a staff member posting for a patient/service user),

We have attended the Rock Day Centre in Ballymote, Sligo for years. It was a major focal point of our lives and we relied heavily on the service that was provided. It was the only contact with our friends and other service users. We have no family of our own and mimimal contact with both families.

The Rock centre’s nursing staff and daily meals were very important to us. The experienced nurses had contact with us. Who is going to do that now for more than 5 minutes every two weeks? If we become ill, who will be our support service now? In the past, the Rock Day service has been of excellent help. We feel very sad that we will lose contact with other people and become isolated.

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Response from Pauline McNabola, Clinical Nurse Manager, Sligo Leitrim Mental Health Services

Dear Joaax7

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of attending The Rock day centre Ballymote.

Its great to hear that you and your family have had such a positive experience as you describe the genuine care you received.

I am sorry to hear about your concerns regarding your care and service following the reconfiguration of services here in Ballymote.

Please feel free to contact me directly on 071 9183002 or speak with your key worker at any time.

Please be assured that each individual has a personal care plan outlining how best we aim to meet your needs and your key worker will be happy to discuss this with you.

I wish you well in your continued journey to recovery,

Best wishes

Pauline

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