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6 04, 2016

Professor Brendan McCormack will focus on the Challenges & Opportunities associated with developing a person-centred culture in care settings at the Living Well with Dementia Conference

23 03, 2016

Visit from Caldwell University to St. Luke’s Home

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 [...]

15 07, 2015

St. Luke’s Home Inaugural Memorial 5km Run – Thursday 10th September 2015

On Thursday, 10th September over 330 runners gathered in Mahon, Cork to support the first St Luke’s Home Memorial 5K Run.  The St. Luke’s Home Foundation wanted to introduce an event to its calendar that embraced the Mahon Community, Health, Fitness and Fun. Everyone involved in the Charity is delighted that the event lived up to these expectations. It was also an opportunity to remember past residents and to involve people of all ages, all families, volunteers, supporters, staff, and indeed all who have an involvement, however small, with the Home.  Oonagh O'Driscoll, Director of the St Luke's Home Foundation said: Support for St Luke’s [...]

28 04, 2015

‘Living Well with Dementia’ Conference – 23rd April 2015

Over 300 delegates and 20 exhibitors gathered for St. Luke's Home Annual Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork last Thursday. The conference was a great success challenging delegates to 'think outside the box'. For testimonials, feedback and interviews click here Pictured from left-right: Bruce Pierce, Director of Education St. Luke's Home, Catherine Buckley, Practice Development Lecturer St. Luke's Home, Prof. Jan Dewing, Key Note Speaker Sue Pembry Chair in Nursing, Queen Margaret University Edinburgh, Rt. Rev. Dr. Paul Colton, President St. Luke's Home

9 08, 2013

Minister Kathleen Lynch visits Northridge House

Kathleen Lynch TD (Minister of State, Department of Health and Department of Justice, Equality & Defence with responsibility for Disability,Older People, Equality & Mental Health) visited Northridge House to take part in the Age Action Ireland Celebrations. This important group is based in Northridge House and led by John O'Mahony, Regional Manager Age Action

10 06, 2012

St Luke’s Home Education Centre Northridge House – Official Opening

From left : Bruce Pierce, Director of Education, Henry Cooper, nephew of Sydney Northridge, President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, Bishop Paul Colton, President of St Luke’s Home, Lord Mayor of Cork John Buttimer and David O Brien, CEO St Luke’s Home at the official opening of Northridge House on the grounds of St Luke’s Home in June 2012