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Sunday 8 December 2019

Susan is crowned Nurse of the Year

Susan Lee receiving her Nurse of the Year award
Susan Lee receiving her Nurse of the Year award

John Manning

A Balbriggan Nursing Home is celebrating after a member of staff claimed a top honour at the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards, in association with Homecare Medical Supplies.

Susan Lee of Hamilton Park Care Facility, Balbriggan, was the winner of the Nursing Home Registered Nurse of the Year Award.

Susan claimed her honour before 400+ representatives from the nursing home, older person care and health sectors across Ireland at the awards ceremony at Citywest Hotel, Co Dublin, on Thursday 14th November. RTE presenter Marty Whelan was the event MC.

North Dublin was also very proudly represented by Lovella Valenzuela, also of Hamilton Park Care Facility (Director of Nursing / Person in Charge Award finalist) and Ciara Smyth & Activities Team of CareChoice Malahide (Social & Recreational Programme Award finalist).

Tadhg Daly, Nursing Homes Ireland CEO extended his congratulations: 'Congratulations to Susan on her fantastic achievement in winning the Nursing Home Registered Nurse of the Year Award. The award is established to celebrate excellence in nursing practice in residential and long-term care in nursing homes.

'Our finalists were required to demonstrate how their work contributes to care excellence and how the work has a demonstrable benefit in achieving a culture of person-centredness in the nursing home Once again the standard of entry to the awards was exceptional, with entries received from nursing home candidates from across Ireland.'

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