Care managers, supervisors and care co-ordinators from throughout the Bluebird Care network pictured in the Maldron Hotel, Limerick last week at an extensive care manager training course led by Lorna Liney, RGN, BSc (hons), National General Manager Bluebird Care Ireland.
Lorna is a qualified nurse with over 30 years experience in community nursing and as well as extensive experience as a clinical nurse specialist in a large hospital trust in the UK.
With her extensive knowledge of health and social care services in the community and understanding of the diverse needs of all people regardless of their age or ability, Lorna is responsible for the training and development of the care managers in each Bluebird Care office throughout the country.
Ensuring that the very highest of standards are met and remain consistent throughout the network the care manager training course is open to management across all levels of the network and includes the assessment process, staff recruitment and training, continuous professional development and quality audits.
The attendees included Olwyn Jordan, SRN, SCM, Care Manager Dublin North; Kathleen Scully, BSSS, Care Co-ordinator, Dublin North; Claire White, RGN, Care Manager (Acting), Kerry/West Cork; Kathy McGann, RGN, Nurse Supervisor, Galway; Anne Cox, Supervisor, Galway; Roisin Cunningham, RGN/RCN/BA (hons), Supervisor, Limerick; Tina Onyszko, RGN, RM, Care Manager, Northeast; Luan Lyons, RGN, supervisor, Carlow/Kilkenny/Waterford; Margaret Cartwright, MA (Leadership), MA (Supervisory Practice), Care Manager, Meath; Brandy Frizuki, Fetac 6 (Supervisory Management), Supervisor, Kerry/West Cork.
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