St Luke’s Home Cork have just been accredited by the recently formed All Ireland CPE Accreditation Board (AICAB). The Director at Northridge House is Rev Bruce Pierce and the Centre is supported as part of the outreach programme of St Luke’s Home, Cork. The AICAB visiting group consisted of representatives of the following bodies - National Association of Healthcare Chaplains, ACPE(Ireland) Ltd, Chaplaincy Accreditation Board and the Northern Ireland Healthcare Chaplains Association. Fr Brian Gough is Chairperson of AICAB. The visiting group involved an overseas CPE Supervisor to enhance objectivity and best international practice. On the February accreditation site visit [...]
Ag Eisteacht are delivering a 3 day ABLE course in Northridge House on 27th February and 14th, 15th March. The ABLE programme (replacing the previous Brief Encounters course) is designed to equip front-line practitioners with the skills, knowledge and confidence required to adopt a relational approach to their professional practice For further information and course booking, please visit: www.ageisteacht.com
Our Clinical Pastoral Education programme commenced today with 6 students and we are delighted to welcome Pauline O'Dowd as Supervisor in Training . Our programme runs for 12 weeks at Northridge House .
Northridge House is delighted to be the provider of a six week training programme for HSE Home Carers. This programme has been run throughout Cork city and County and we share photographs of the 50 professional carers that have just completed the course in Bantry.
Northridge House is delighted to be recognised as an accredited centre by the Irish Heart Foundation. 1289387
Thursday 13th October - 9.30am-12.30pm There is no charge for this workshop however prior booking is essential to firstname.lastname@example.org Overview on Training Sudden Death and Bereavement (When a child/young person dies suddenly) Aims: Professionals will be able to: 1. Demonstrate competence in the awareness of the complexities surrounding the sudden death of a child or young person 2. Critical analyses and evaluate the Core Issues and impacts surrounding each individuals needs when dealing with sudden death 3. Identify and understand the unique cultural diversities when a child or young person dies suddenly 4. Display a clear understanding of the grief of [...]
How to Implement the Let Me Decide Advance Care Directive (LMD) in Nursing Homes. St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Mahon, Cork Tuesday 20th September 2016 9am- 4pm This workshop is for staff who work in long term care to show how to implement LMD in nursing homes. This workshop will teach you: History and background of advance care directives. How to develop a clear comprehensive policy. Ethical and legal issues. How to screen for cognitive function using the Standardized Min Mental State Examination (SMMSE). How to measure residents’ capacity to understand and complete LMD. Those who are competent can complete [...]
To Register for the 5Km Run online go to: https://register.primoevents.com/ps/event/StLukesHomeMemorial5kmRun2016
St Lukes home were delighted to play host to a group of 22 business students and their professors from Caldwell University, New Jersey, USA. Their day in Cork consisted of a trip to Janssen which included a tour of the plant and a presentation from the general manager, Kyran Johnson on the operation and business issues of the day. This was followed by a visit and tour of the St Lukes facility. David O Brien, CEO, gave the group an insight into how Ireland looks after its older generation in terms of nursing home care along with a history of St [...]