November is a special month for the majority of our homes around the country - it's when we pause to reflect and pray together for our beloved residents who passed away during the year. Our Remembrance Masses are deeply emotional but beautifully healing occasions for residents, families of the deceased, and nursing home staff. Every home [...]
Caherass staff, from nursing and carers to kitchen and housekeeping, have a very special relationship with all the residents they care for, and with their families. Sinead O'Donoghue, highly valued Clinical Nurse Manager at Caherass Nursing Home, pursued the inclusion of Caherass Nursing Home in the Irish Hospice Foundation Journey of Change Programme, with the overall goal of strengthening that relationship, improving end of life care for residents in the home, and supporting staff in developing their competencies in end of life care.