who kindly donated IPads to us. Thanks to Mr Daire Harrington representing MSD pictured with some of our team today at St. Luke’s Charity & Home.
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We are now inviting applications for the following position:
Registered Nurses (RGN, RNID, RPN) (Temporary Fixed term-Flexible hours)
The successful applicant will be an experienced Registered General Nurse with at least one years acute experience.
Candidates must be registered on the General Division of Registrar of Nurses as maintained by the Nursing Board of Ireland or be entitled to register.
Department of Healthcare / HSE rates of pay including Geriatric allowance and premiums
Funded education provided in St Luke’s on-site Education centre, Northridge House and support offered for post graduate studies
Pension and sick leave payment scheme
Flexible working patterns […]
St.Luke’s Home in Mahon in Cork City are hosting their virtual 5k this June.
Register online at www.myrunresults.com
Mary O’Sullivan’s family were not able to be with her when she reached the milestone at St Luke’s Home in Mahon yesterday due to visitor restrictions, but that didn’t stop staff from making it a birthday to remember.
Mary is from Carrigaline and was born into a farming family in 1920 and so was delighted when staff member Ursula Mc Grath from Mitchelstown brought in a hen for her to pet.
Mary was then given a letter and cheque from President Michael D. Higgins and celebrated her ‘hen party’ with staff and residents:
Residential and nursing homes have been at the forefront of the surge in coronavirus cases, with over half of deaths in Ireland related to these settings, and more than 30 per cent of the clusters in the country. The focus has turned to curbing the spread of the virus here, protecting the health and lives of those in residential care.
Digital therapeutics platform Zendra Health has taken up the challenges.
Founded by twin brothers Thomas and David Coleman, the company focuses on providing clinicians with a way to rapidly roll out medical grade digital therapeutics – the use of mobile […]
Chief Executive of Cork Nursing Home Appeals for More Support from HSE – featured in the Echo 05.05.20
THE chief executive of a Cork nursing home has said more support is needed to access personal protective equipment.
Tony O’Brien, who is chief executive at St Luke’s Charity and Home in Cork, said it was facing significant challenges in sourcing masks for the residential care centre.
St Luke’s Home employs 220 staff and has 128 beds available for residents.
New guidance introduced in recent weeks means that masks must now be worn by all healthcare workers caring for residents, regardless of whether or not the patient may have Covid-19.
Mr O’Brien said this means they must source 10,000 masks weekly to meet […]