5th National Conference For Health Care Assistants
“Embracing the Heart of Dementia Care”
Friday 25th May 2018
Marymount University Hospital & Hospice presents a One Day Conference for Health Care Assistants on Dementia Care. This Conference will be held in the purpose built Auditorium in Marymount University Hospital & Hospice. This is the fifth conference specifically for Health Care Assistants. The theme of the conference is “Embracing The Heart Of Dementia Care”.
The speakers include:
Ms Amy Murphy Dementia Advisor Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland
Dr Mark Tyrell Managing Director Dementia Care Solutions
Mr Adrian Boyle Musician & Health Care Assistant Marymount
Ms Anne Kiely Textiles & Art Facilitator
Ms Helen Conroy Dance Tutor
Ms Ciara Crotty Art Therapist
All health care assistants or home carers working in long term care settings in community hospitals, nursing homes, hospices & palliative care services or in acute hospitals and for those caring for people in their own homes.
Click here for the conference programme
Click here to download conference presentations
The fee for this one day conference is €85. An early bird fee of €80 is available up to 27th April 2018.
Advance booking is essential. Conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, a conference pack.
Download registration form below and return with fee to Michelle Cullen, Education Administrator to reserve a place on this conference. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. On receipt of your completed registration form and fee the conference administrator will confirm your place in writing.
Cancellations up to 3 weeks prior to the conference will be given a full refund, minus an administration fee of €25.00. We regret that cancellations after this time cannot be refunded. Refunds for failure to attend the conference cannot be made however, substitute delegates will be accepted.
The ‘208’ bus route operates from Mayfield through the city centre via St. Patrick’s Street (pick up point outside Debenhams) to the hospital every 10 to 20 minutes, seven days a week. The bus timetable can be downloaded from our hospital website.
There is a visitor’s car park on site and parking will be free to all those attending the conference.
List of Accommodation within close distance to Marymount University Hospital & Hospice and Cork City:
Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4208400
River Lee Hotel, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4252700
Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork City – Tel: 021-4274040
Clayton Hotel, Lapp’s Quay, Cork City – Tel: 021-4224900
Gresham Metropole, McCurtin Street, Cork City – Tel: 021-4643700
Rochestown Park Hotel, Rochestown Rd, Douglas, Cork – Tel: 021-4890800
The Orchard B&B, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4870028
Westfield House B&B, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4871824
Tara B&B, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4870210
Garnish Guesthouse, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4275111
Killarney Guesthouse, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4270290
Avondale B&B, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4905874
The Blarney Stone Guesthouse, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4270083
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