IHCP Structure

The structure of IHCP consists of a Board of Management, which includes directors, and nominated members who have a special interest and responsibility for progressing the aims of ihcp.

Directors of IHCP

  • Hon Sec – Janet Montgomery
  • Hon Treas – Colin Nimmon
  • Director – Rosemary Armstrong
  • Director – JP Watson
  • Director – Jacqui McCourt
  • Director – Gareth Macklin
  • Director – Carol Cousins
  • Director – Fiona MacAnespie
  • Director – Mandy Mitchell
  • Director – Sue MacLaughlin
  • Director –  Cathal O’Neill
  • Director – Ryan Williams

Key responsibilities include the following key areas:

  • Domiciliary Services – JP Watson
  • Nursing, Residential and Housing with Care Services – Janet Montgomery

The Board of Management is currently supplemented by a part-time Chief Executive  (3 days per week), a part time Chair, an honorary secretary, honorary treasurer and part time administrative support.

  • Chief Executive – Pauline Shepherd
  • Chair – Patricia Donnelly
  • Administrator – Liz Marshall

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