News

4 06, 2020

Centre Update & Online Training

Due to the COVID-19 crisis the centre remains closed. However we are now delighted to announce that we are offering a suite of online training. CLICK HERE to see what's coming up. Courses can be tailored to meet specific needs of centres. Please give us a call or drop us an email to discuss this further on 021 4536551 or info@northridgehouse.ie.

18 03, 2020

All Training Postponed

All courses have been postponed until at least 30th March due to CoVid-19. Our Annual Conference that was due to take place in April has also been postponed. We will keep you up to date to the best of our ability. For any queries call us on 021 4536551.

6 03, 2020

Temporary Restriction on Visitors to St . Luke’s Home

As of Friday, 6th March, families of residents of St. Luke's Home have been informed that there will be a temporary restriction on visiting the Nursing Home in the light of the current concerns re Coronavirus. With our focus on the well being of our residents this decision will be reviewed on a daily basis and we will keep you informed. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.   https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html  

25 02, 2020

Conference Competition

We are running a competition at the moment to raise awareness of our upcoming Healthcare Conference "Dementia: Today & Tomorrow " in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork on Thursday 2nd April and our Masterclasses that will be held here in Northridge House on Friday 3rd April. The prize for the winner is a ticket to the Conference and tickets to both Masterclasses. These tickets are valued at €175 - €200. To be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is check out our short promo video for these events below, then like and share! [...]

6 02, 2020

Healthcare Professional Carers Training

Skillnet program returns on 25th March for more training for QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person, QQI Level 5 Care Skills, This program also includes Manual & Patient Handling, Safeguarding, Infection Control, and CPR, plus additional courses. Applications are now being taken, and applicants will be interviewed at the end of February. Contact Claire Coakley at claire.coakley@stlukeshome.ie or phone 021 4536551.

11 01, 2020

ABLE Brief Intervention Training

Cork charity, Ag Eisteacht, is running brief intervention training in Cork for frontline staff working in health, social care and community roles. The ABLE training model develops practitioners’ ability to build relationships and to manage boundaries. The three-day course takes place in Cork on February 25th and March 10th & 11th at Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork, T12 H970. The four step, practical ABLE model underpinning the training, allows participants to Adopt a relational approach, Build rapport and manage boundaries of time, Listen actively and reflectively, Empower clients and end the intervention appropriately. ABLE training is approved for CPD [...]

7 01, 2020

QQI Level 5 Course Starting Soon

Looking for a new Career? Training as a Healthcare Assistant/Support worker offers a new direction. Start with the essential Care of the Older Person, a QQI Level 5 course run over 10 Tuesday evenings at Northridge House, commencing 21st January: Course includes additional certificates in Safeguarding and End of Life Care : Contact Claire 0214536551

7 01, 2020

QQI Level 6 Team Leadership (6N1948)

The aim of the professional course is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skills and competence to work as an effective leader and member of a team, independently and/or in a supervisory capacity. Quotes from the last course.... " Transformed my working life in a few weeks" " Realized what I had the potential to do" Duration: 5 Days (Thursdays) Dates: 23rd, 30th January, 6th, 13th, 27th February 2020 Contact Claire 021.4536551 for further details

23 10, 2019

Health Care Support Assistant Training

We were delighted to present certificates to two groups of HSE Health Care Support Assistant's here in Northridge House Education & Research Centre on Tuesday evening on their final day of a 7 week programme. Congratulations and well done to all.

17 09, 2019

ABLE Brief Intervention Training

Cork charity, Ag Eisteacht, is running additional brief intervention training courses in Cork and Dublin for frontline staff working in health, social care and community roles. The ABLE model develops practitioners’ ability to build relationships and to manage boundaries. A three-day course takes place in Cork on November 18th and December 4th & 5th at Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork, T12 H970. The Dublin training will take place on October 22nd and November 5th & 6th at The Wisdom Centre, 25 Cork St., Dublin 8. ABLE training is approved for CPD purposes by Social Care Ireland, Irish Association of [...]