Press Release

Karen Patterson interviews MarieLouise Connolly, Health Correspondent and Pauline Shepherd, ihcp CEO “funding needs to be increased to meet the growing need of Home Care Packages.

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ihcp are warning that it is becoming increasingly difficult to provide home care packages to the sick and elderly.

Click here to hear Pauline’s interview with Donna Trainer

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Paulines Interview with BBC Newline on the New NLW

Pauline speaks with BBC Newsline what the NLW will mean to the Care Sector (click on the link below) http://s577600045.websitehome.co.uk/BCCNewslineInternview1stApril2016.mp3

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Press Release Minister Announces £1.6M support Package for Care Sector

Subject: DHSSPS News Release  – MINISTER ANNOUNCES £1.6M SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR CARE SECTOR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICES AND PUBLIC SAFETY   Strictly embargoed until 00.01hrs Monday 1 February 2016   MINISTER ANNOUNCES £1.6M SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR CARE SECTOR   Health Minister Simon Hamilton has announced the […]

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Can We Trust the Trusts?

Can We Trust the Trusts? Cuts to Vital Services for Frail and Older People (Click Here) to download full report   Summary Health Trusts across Northern Ireland are undermining government policy by cutting funding to vital services for vulnerable and older people. The Government’s Transforming Your Care programme […]

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Congratulations to all our finalists and winners from our N. Ireland Independent Care Awards evening which took place on Thursday 17th October at the Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast.

A wonderful night was had by all.  Please find below the list of finalists and winners:

Flourishing Award

Harry Reid, Hutchinson Care Homes- Winner

Marie McCartney, Macklin Group – Highly Commended

Dr. Fred Wright, Belfast Central Mission – Highly Commended

Backbone Award

Lucy McCreery, Domestic Care Group - Joint Winner

Gillian Masson, Healthcare Ireland Group -Joint Winner

Lisa Steele, Hutchinson Care Homes

Andrew McQuillen, Belfast Central Mission

Care Team – Residential Housing with Care Award

Strand Residential Unit, Priory Group - Winner

Aaron House , Presbyterian Church in Ireland/Council for Social Witness

Burleigh Hill House, MD Healthcare

Rosevale Lodge, Four Seasons Healthcare

Nursing Award

Laura Campbell, Macklin Group - Winner

Josette Fernandez, Four Seasons Healthcare

Brenda Service, Wilson Group

Care Team – Nursing Home Award

Larne Care Centre, Wilson Group - Winner

Nursing Care Team, Castleview Private Nursing Home

Domnall Intermediate Care, Four Seasons Healthcare

Specialist Practice Award

Laura Ferguson, Four Seasons Healthcare - Winner

Laura Paterson Spa Nursing Homes Ltd

Mary Stevenson, Healthcare Ireland Group

Care Team – Domiciliary and Care at Home Award

Newtownabbey Team, Homecare Independent Living - Winner

Ards Peninsula Locality Support Team, Optimum Care

Rapid Response Team, Connected Health Ltd

Innovation Award

Ryan Williams, Connected Health Ltd - Winner

Recovery Star Model, Four Seasons Healthcare

Jacqui Corscadden, Age N.I.

Leadership Award

Kathie Stevenson, Beechvale Nursing Home - Winner

Kayleigh Hunniford, Priory Adult Care

Louise McConville, Radius Housing Association

 

Team Spirit Award

Burleigh Hill House, MD Healthcare - Winner