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 email@example.com 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 [...]
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 [...]
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