As proud members of the Nursing Homes Ireland community, Highfield Healthcare was delighted to celebrate National Nursing Homes Week from the 29th May to the 5th June 2017.
It was a week full to the brim with events and activities for residents, family members and Highfield Healthcare staff alike.
A huge thank you goes out to all those who helped to organise and participated in a joyful seven days promoting and celebrating happy and healthy nursing home life.
We hope you enjoy looking back on the events of the week in the photographs below.
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Here at Highfield Healthcare we were delighted to get involved with the month long national Green Ribbon Campaign to get people talking openly about mental health problems in May 2017. As providers of acute and specialist mental health in Dublin since 1825, we fully support the mission to end the stigma that remains around mental health issues in Ireland.
Our launch was held on the 19th of May, National #TimeToTalk day, where our Clinical Director Andrew Eustace spoke of the ways we can all improve and maintain our mental health. Dr. Andrew emphasized the importance of relationships with friends and keeping physically active in tackling life’s daily stresses.
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Yesterday Highfield Healthcare’s very own Dr Miriam Kennedy was a guest of Near FM‘s Lifeline. As part of mental health awareness month, Dr Miriam was live on air to promote the Green Ribbon Twitter Q&A she will be participating in tomorrow evening alongside Dr Jennifer Hoblyn.
Listen back to the segment by clicking here.
Twitter Q&A With Psychiatrists
At 7pm on the 31st of May, the two consultant psychiatrists are taking over the @GreenRibbonIRL twitter account to engage with people about mental health recovery and psychiatry. To get involved all you need to do is tweet using the hashtag #AskPsych.
Taking place on the very last day of Green Ribbon Month 2017, it is more important than ever to encourage the national conversation around mental health, so if you have any questions you would like answered now don’t hesitate to join in.
Dr Kennedy kindly spoke on the Kildare FM radio show, “Kildare Focus”, in February. Dr Kennedy discussed the topic of Depression helping raise awareness about depression and what it is.
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Hampstead Clinic Services
(General Adult Acute Mental Health Services)
You are invited to our GP Educational Evening
(ICGP 2 CPD points approved)
Theme: Specialist Help for Depression without Inpatient Admission
(a Holistic Multidisciplinary Approach – Partnering with Primary Care)
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Newstalk’s Pat Kenny interviews Highfield Healthcare’s Clinical Psychiatrist, Dr Miriam Kennedy on the benefits of a mental health day hospital
Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, today welcomed the publication of the Mental Health Commission Annual Report for 2015, which includes the Report of the Inspector of Mental Health Services.
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Patients can access all in-patient mental health services at Highfield Healthcare, while staying connected to home and community
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New facility will create an extra 12 places for patients and could lead to more satellite clinics Continue reading “Sunday Business Post : Nov 13th”