Director of Nursing

Helen is a qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN) with over 25 years’ nursing care experience. She also graduated from CIT with a First Class Honours Bachelor of Business in Accounting. Helen has worked as a Community RGN with the HSE South. She also worked for a number of years as Client Care Manager for Comfort Keepers Home Care, Cork.

Helen joined the team at Bishopscourt in January 2015 as Assistant Director of Nursing and now Director of Nursing since December 2016. Her experience in assessing people in their own homes gives Helen the insight into a seamless transition into long-term care. Helen has continued her professional development since joining Bishopscourt and has recently completed the Higher Diploma in Gerontological Nursing at UCC as well as a Certificate in Health and Social Care Regulation in the College of Commerce.

Helen supports and empowers the nursing and care team to deliver high-quality care in a homely and friendly manner, as well as assisting the residents to achieve optimal health, wellbeing, and quality of life, consistent with the resident’s values and wishes. Helen endeavours to improve the care standards that we deliver, ensuring resident-centred care at all times.