• Directors of Nursing in the Long-Term Care Sector in Ireland Learning and Development Supports Required to Meet Challenges in Their Current Role LHP Skillnet are delighted to publish our recent report on the...

  • LHP Skillnet is proud to be teaming up with The Department of Health on a new initiative which will aim to support nursing homes in building nurse expertise in the field of gerontology, new details...

  • LHP Skillnet is proud to team up with The Department of Health on a new initiative which aims to support residential care providers in building nurse expertise in the field of Gerontology. This initiative...

  • University College Dublin is one of the largest, most established centres of learning in Ireland. Their UCD Professional Academy programme combines academic heritage with modern ambition to provide industry-leading professional courses. With flexible courses...

  • Complaint Management is essential for private residential care providers.

    This Complaint Management course equips attendees with a structured framework to effectively handle complaints within their services, emphasizing the protection of complainants' rights and ensuring fair, impartial investigations. Practical examples are provided to demonstrate...

  • Leading Healthcare Providers Skillnet - Postgraduate Certificate in Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) in UCC Associate Director with Glas Care Richard shared his experience of the IPC Programme which was developed to meet the...

  • Essential oils are a popular resource for carers and activity coordinators due to their diverse therapeutic properties. But are they safe?

    As Irish Residential Care keeps evolving, comprehensive, high-quality staff training by LHP Skillnet helps member companies not only achieve and maintain compliance with existing demands but go further and anticipate trends in the sector...

  • Activity coordination in nursing homes is not just about keeping residents occupied; it is about enhancing their overall wellbeing and maintaining their physical and mental health.

    At LHP Skillnet, we promote holistic care with a person-centred approach. For the Residential Care sector, informed activity coordination is a vital asset to improve overall quality of care. Activity coordination in nursing homes...

  • The Foundation Course in Gerontological Nursing is an NMBI-accredited programme for Nurses in the Residential, Acute, and Home Care sectors.

    This 5-day programme is aimed at providing participants with the knowledge and skills required to care for older individuals in diverse healthcare settings. Successful completion earns a Foundation Certificate in Gerontological Nursing, with 35...

  • Activity Coordinators in Private Care Homes can help residents preserve their sense of self through meaningful programmes.

    Essence 52 enables Activity Coordinators to enhance the wellbeing of nursing home residents. It consists of seven sequential steps, each building upon the last, ultimately equipping coordinators to facilitate two key sessions: Essence 52...