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May 9, 2019

An interview with Karina Healy, the Lantern Project

An interview with Karina Healy, the Lantern Project Karina Healy, community development co-ordinator with the Lantern Project at Nano Nagle Place in Cork, recently took part in our three-day ABLE brief intervention training. She describes her role as ensuring ‘love and welcome’ to those coming to the Lantern, where vulnerable people are given space to […]

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May 2, 2019

Placing the person at the centre of care – a shared relational approach

Placing the person at the centre of care – a shared relational approach ‘Enhancing quality of life in unrestricted healthcare environments’ was the theme of this year’s annual conference run by St Luke’s and Northridge House Education & Research Centre on 11th – 12th April.  The theme reflects current legislation which places an obligation on […]

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April 15, 2019

ABLE4Teachers Training: Booking now open

ABLE4Teachers Training: Booking now open We are taking expressions of interest for a summer course for primary school teachers in Laois from the 1st -5th July at Laois Education Centre in Portlaoise, following our Cork course selling out. Our DES-approved ABLE4Teachers training aims to foster well-being in the school community, equipping teachers with the skills and […]

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April 10, 2019

Five tips for building more responsive relationships with service users

Five tips for building more responsive relationships with service users As a frontline worker you will find that the relationship between you and the client is a key element of the process of engaging and working with them. Connecting with and actively engaging your clients will make them feel at ease when they link with […]

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April 2, 2019

An invitation to attend a Masterclass on a relational approach in an elderly care setting

An invitation to attend a Masterclass on a relational approach in an elderly care setting Dr 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 […]

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