17 01, 2017

CPE Clinical Pastoral Education

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 .

2 11, 2016


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.

2 11, 2016

Irish Heart Foundation Accreditation

Northridge House is delighted to be recognised as an accredited centre by the Irish Heart Foundation. 1289387

25 08, 2016

Sudden Death and Bereavement (When a child/young person dies suddenly)

Thursday 13th October - 9.30am-12.30pm There is no charge for this workshop however prior booking is essential to 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 [...]

11 08, 2016

Upcoming Workshop

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 [...]

25 05, 2016

St. Luke’s Home Memorial 5K Run

To Register for the  5Km Run online go to:

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