Bluebird Care Donegal/Leitrim are holding a 5K Fun Run/Walk in aid of The Órán Nibbs Fund which will take place on Saturday 27th October at 11.30am in Churchill. Start point will be the Parochial House in Churchill and ending at Glendowan Chapel.
This is a flat, fast and accurate course and all avid, novice and leisure walkers and runners are invited to take part in this 5k fun run in aid of a very worthy cause.
Registration will take place from 10am at Mc Claffertys Bar Churchill. Registration fee is €10 for runners and €5 for walkers.
Refreshments & Prize Giving will be provided afterwards in the Gartan Outdoor Education Centre.
For more information on The Órán Nibbs Fund please log onto: http://www.helporan.com/index.html
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.
Stay tuned to hear more news on what’s new in the network.
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“I would like to thank the Bluebird Care team for the time and experience that was invested in me. I will treasure many memories I have of working with the clients and will always hold them dear to me” – Kelly
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