Sonas Nursing Home Athlone provides the highest standards of person-centred care for older people, including respite care, convalescence, long-term care and daycare.

Nursing home care

Our 58 Sonas Nursing Home Athlone  provides a homely environment for all of our residents. Sonas Nursing Home Athlone was purpose built in 2004 by our Executive Directors, both Nurses from Co. Roscommon, and was purpose built home to accommodate the needs and wants of older people.

We provide residents with high levels of privacy, comfort and expert care from our teams. Their knowledge and experience comes from staff members who have been there since opening in 2001, while new team member continue to join the growing team, they are inducted into the Nursing Home from older member of staff ensuring they embrace our core values. Our Sonas care teams are highly skilled and will work with you to agree your personalised plan of care. We have created an atmosphere within our home that allows residents to feel at home. Sonas Nursing Home Athlone offers a genuine home environment for those no longer able to live alone. A full spectrum of individualised  care is available for residents of the 56 private and semi-private rooms. Residents can avail of gardens, sitting rooms, TV lounge and activity room.

We offer Long Term Care, Convalescence and Respite Care, Specialised Dementia Care.


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Independent living

Retirement Homes at Sonas Nursing Home Athlone are purpose built houses on the same grounds as our Nursing Home. They will offer the possibility of Independent Living with the added benefit of having our expert care teams nearby . These units are ideal for people or couples over 55 who are able to live independently. You can choose to live in our fully furnished houses or you are more than welcome to bring your own furniture.

At Sonas, our aim is to provide a variety of care at our facilities to meet the requirements of our residents. Residents can avail of a range of supports, depending on their level of mobility or independence, with the nursing home for support if required. At Sonas Nursing Home Athlone there is 22 Retirement Houses that offer a lifestyle that encourages residents to be active, both physically and socially.  As a resident of the Retirement Homes you can avail of a full array of activities in our Nursing Home.

To register your interest for our Independent Living Units please email [email protected]

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"Visitors often say there's a homely atmosphere here. My Response? That means we're doing our job."

Siobhan Bell, Director of Care

Lifestyle, Services & Amenities

Sonas Nursing Home Athlone combines the benefits of modern, state-of-the-art care, with the relaxed calm you’d expect in your own home. This balance hinges on the quality of Sonas staff whose care for residents goes beyond mere professional duty. Residents have the use of lounges, activity rooms and the landscaped grounds.


Sonas Nursing Home Cloghanboy is on the outskirts of Athlone, convenient for the centre of the town, the Dublin-Galway Road and the train station, making access easy for relatives and friends and putting the town and the majestic River Shannon within reach of more mobile residents.

Contact us for more information or to enquire about admission