Interactive skills workshops will be facilitated in morning and afternoon by senior staff of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services including Dr Joan Cunningham, Medical Director and Ms Geraldine Tracey, Manager Blackrock Hospice (Schwartz Rounds), Dr Ursula Bates, Head of Psychology (Mindfulness) and by Ms Karen Brennan, founder of Self Care for Carers whose organisation has been leading in the provision of healthy caregiving strategies to OLH&CS (and many other health care organisations) for over 5 years.

  1. Schwartz Rounds – Dr Joan Cunningham and Ms Ger Treacy
  2. Mindfulness for Healthcare Professionals – Dr Ursula Bates
  3. The Self Care Imperative – Ms Karen Brennan, Self Care for Carers

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The day will open with an introduction from our CEO, Ms Audrey Houlihan. Following the lectures and workshops there will be a panel discussion where our speakers will be joined by Ms Juanita Guidera from the HSE and Ms Mary Kirwan, Head of Human Resources in OLH&CS.  In their individual way they will address how practices and techniques explored can be encouraged and promoted within and across health care organisations. The day will close with an address from Ms Patricia Hallahan, Director of Education, Research and Training, OLH&CS.

A full programme for the day can be found below.

Self Care and Compassion Programme. 

Seeking CPD points from relevant bodies

SELF CARE & COMPASSION IN HEALTHCARE Tue 25 APRIL from Education & Research on Vimeo.

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