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Daily Agenda: Routine at Smarmore Rehab Clinic


Our structured and intensive daily schedule immerses patients in the recovery programme in a safe and supportive environment and has a clear focus. It has been carefully constructed applying over 30 years’ experience in designing alcohol and drug rehab programmes.

We Listen

Our agenda is designed to be varied and engaging and is periodically altered based on the input and views of staff and patients.

A Typical Day

This is an example of a typical day’s activities for patients:

Morning
7.30am……Meditation and reflection
8.00am……Breakfast
8.20am……Therapeutic activities
8.40am……Walk in gardens
9.00am……Lecture and discussion
10.00am……Group therapy
11.00am……Break
11.20am……Lecture / relaxation / individual therapy
12 noon……Medication issued by nurses
Afternoon
1.00pm……Lunch
2.00pm……Group therapy
3.00pm……Break / Fitness / Creative Therapy
4.15pm……Peer evaluation / assignment / individual therapy
5.00pm……Life story session
5.30pm……Medication issued by nurses
Evening
6.00pm……Supper
6.30pm……Outings to AA/NA meetings
6.40pm……Therapeutic assignments
7.30pm……Therapeutic reading group
8.00pm……Assignments / informal sharing
9.30pm……Medication
11.00pm……Patients retire to bed

Find Us

Smarmore Castle is located near Ardee, County Louth, about 45 minutes north of Dublin, Republic of Ireland and 1.5 hours south of Belfast, Northern Ireland.