April 2, 2019
Maeve Hurley, founder of Ag Eisteacht, will present a Masterclass exploring the
potential of a relational approach to enhance the quality of life for older people.
The Masterclass is one of two taking place at Northridge House Education and Research Centre in Castle Road, Mahon on Friday 12th April.
Amanda Phelan will give a key note address and a Masterclass on restrictive
practice and understanding how we promote the rights of elderly people.
Masterclasses are open to all practitioners working with older people in
healthcare settings and are part of Northridge House and St Luke’s Home seventh
annual conference, which runs on 11th and 12th April.
theme of this year’s conference is ‘Enhancing Quality of life in Unrestricted
evidence of the link between the quality of relationships and health outcomes,
Maeve’s presentation will focus on the importance of seeing the patient in the
context of his or her relationships and how those relationships can help to
strengthen and protect their health.
experiential exercise will allow participants to reflect on and explore how a
residential setting may be experienced by the resident, family members and
Maeve Hurley said: “The quality of relationships is a key determinant of health
and wellbeing, acting as both a buffer and a risk factor in health outcomes. I
welcome this opportunity to share insight to help those working with the
elderly to enhance their ability to build responsive relationships with
residents and their families.”
will introduce Ag Eisteacht’s ABLE training model (Adopt a relational approach,
Build, Listen and Empower) as a framework to support practitioners to be
present and attuned.
place on the Masterclass is just €50. To book your place click here
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