On Sunday March 20th in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin City Centre a National Day of Remembrance and Reflection Service took place to remember Loved Ones who died in Nursing Homes and Healthcare Settings throughout Ireland during COVID-19.
Here in Highfield Healthcare in the afternoon
of Wednesday 23rd March we too held a service Remembrance and Reflection in our Garden of
Remembrance in remembering all our loved residents who died under
our care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We invite you to watch this video below and pause in silence in remembering your loved one too as “There is comfort in Friendship you shared, Hope in prayer and Sunshine in all your treasured memories”.
In collaboration, Highfield Healthcare and the Peter McVerry Trust, are NOW inviting applications for our new and innovative Evolution Graduate pilot Program which commences from March 2022 onwards. Recently qualified registered psychiatric/mental health nurses and 4th year students due to Graduate this year can apply.
We are partnering with each other to
provide Graduates with a comprehensive 12-month program which will provide
successful candidates with:
An opportunity to be part of a
new and innovative program for Graduate Psychiatric Nurses
Opportunities to work across
services and units in both organisations to better understand and experience
the scope of services and care models. These will include acute, home-based
treatment, specialist rehabilitation, detox & treatment services,
stabilisation services and housing services
Opportunities for both personal
and professional development delivered via formal learning plans, experiential
learning, coaching, and mentoring
Pathway to permanent employment
in either organisation at the end of the program
A certificate of participation
and completion of the program – we are seeking formal accreditation for our
To apply or request further information – please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
At Highfield Healthcare, Healthcare
Assistants are pivotal members of a caring team whose purpose is to assist
people to live to their fullest potential. We are looking for suitable
candidates to fill full-time, permanent positions across our services. We are
also hiring Catering Assistants and Kitchen Porters.
What to expect?
Those interested in a role as a Healthcare Assistant/Catering Assistant or Kitchen Porter can choose a time-slot that suits them. Link to Virtual Open Day via Indeed : https://events.indeed.com/event/143713/
We are delighted to inform you that Highfield has re-opened to visitors from Monday, 22nd of March. As per the recent guidance from health authorities, a copy of which can be accessed below, we will do our best to facilitate 2 nominated visitors per week per resident.
Dr Denis Eustace was a recent guest on the Mick Clifford Podcast with the Irish Examiner, where he discussed some very worrying features in the mental health of older people, which he and his colleagues have noticed since the onset of the pandemic.
” Fear and isolation are contributing to a rise in people experiencing mild cognitive impairment and more needs to be done to protect one of the most vulnerable cohorts in the population at this particular time.” – https://bit.ly/36Iz6Wx
Highfield Healthcare are pleased to announce that we are preparing to roll out the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine to residents and staff on the week commencing 18th January. We wish to share with you some important information in advance about the vaccine programme.
management team believes that it is vital that all residents receive the
vaccine to protect their health and well-being.
of family members are important in this decision-making process and indeed
families are often the best placed to understand what the person would have
wished. While no other person such as a family member can consent to the
vaccine on behalf of a person who lacks capacity to consent, for those who do
lack capacity, a health care professional will make a decision, taking all this
into account and based on what he/she believes is in their best interest.
As this is an urgent matter, we particularly wish to hear from anyone who is concerned about their relative in our care receiving the vaccination. Should you have concerns or specific queries, we ask you to please contact your family member’s treating doctor or our appointed Vaccination Family Liaison Person Kelley Daly on 01 8865418 by Friday 8th January.
for your continued support during this difficult time. We hope to be in a
position to welcome visitors back soon following completion of the vaccine
See below links to more detailed information regarding the vaccine programme, which may be helpful or answer some questions you may have.
After another difficult few months, we are delighted to inform you that Highfield will re-open to visitors from Monday, 7th of December.
As per advice from health authorities, we will facilitate one nominated visitor per week per resident. This will be for a maximum of 30 minutes. Please contact the visitor coordinator through reception on 01 8374444 to schedule a visit*.
At Highfield Healthcare, Healthcare Assistants are pivotal members of a caring team whose purpose is to assist people to live to their fullest potential. We are looking for suitable candidates to fill full-time, permanent positions across our services.
What to expect? Log on to learn more about Highfield Healthcare’s history and current service offering. These will take place a various times across both virtual open days.
Those interested in a role as Healthcare Assistant will then be assigned a time-slot for interview via Zoom.
For more information and to register your interest, contact Mairead Boland on email@example.com
We are also accepting expressions of interest for Registered Psychiatric & General Nurse roles at this time.
A role with Highfield Healthcare and the Department of Psychiatry, RCSI.
Deadline: Friday, 6 November
Development and delivery of undergraduate teaching programme in psychiatry in association with senior lecturer and professor of psychiatry, RCSI. Clinical duties in dynamic acute services in adult psychiatry including day hospital and home treatment services. Opportunities for supervised psychotherapy and research projects.
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