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Volunteer Driver

Location: Dublin South City, County and Wicklow Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator Main Purpose: To drive patients, and on occasion visitors, to and from Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross and Blackrock and to carry out driving assignments as arranged by the Hospice Volunteer Coordinators. Skills Required: • Valid full driver’s license and safe [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Volunteer Roles|0 Comments

Reception Volunteer – Blackrock Hospice

Location: Blackrock Hospice Reports to: Nurse on Duty Volunteer Coordinator Time Commitment: 9am until 3pm (Saturday & Sunday) Main Purpose: Volunteers welcome patients, families, staff and visitors into Blackrock Hospice on Saturday and Sunday. They are the first person to greet all visitors. Volunteers are required to be in Blackrock Hospice by 9am until 3pm [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Volunteer Roles|0 Comments

Patient Care Volunteer – Harold’s Cross

Location: Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator Time Commitment: Flexible depending on day/shift Main Purpose: Volunteers are scheduled for morning, afternoon or evening roles from Monday to Sunday on a day that suits their availability. All new volunteers will be accompanied by an experienced volunteer. Under normal circumstances Volunteers [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Volunteer Roles|0 Comments

Volunteers at Harold’s Cross

May Casey, Fundraising and Patient Care volunteer The Bingo Group The Secret Garden - Marymount Ward – Bernadette McKeon Music and Song ‘What do you DO?’ is the most frequently asked question when it emerges in conversation that I am a volunteer at Our Lady’s Hospice. How to answer? I usually ask ‘How long have [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Volunteer Story|0 Comments

Student Volunteers

International and Summer Student Volunteers An Experience That Opened Our Eyes Over the last number of years, the Volunteer Office has taken a small number of international students during the summer months as part of the Volunteer Student Programme. International students come from various colleges in North America for a period of 8 – 10 [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Volunteer Story|0 Comments

Volunteers at Blackrock Hospice

Jim Hoare Siobhan Semple My name is Jim Hoare and I have been volunteering at Blackrock Hospice for the past six years. When I retired from a career in banking, I felt I had more to give and didn’t want to just play golf, travel and live a sedentary lifestyle. Blackrock Hospice was the first [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Volunteer Story|0 Comments

Course Cancellation Policy

We understand that from time to time, you may need to alter your plans to attend a course at the Education & Research Centre. In the event that you cannot attend a course for which you have registered, please be advised of the following cancellation policy: More than 30 days notice: Full refund minus €20.00 [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Course|0 Comments

OLH&CS Education and Research Confidentiality Statement

If you are utilising the services of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, what you disclose remains confidential within the group, unless there are very serious concerns about your safety or another person’s safety. Confidentiality may be broken if you disclose that: You are at risk of harm A child is being neglected or experiencing [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Course|0 Comments

Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds Date: Ongoing Who Can Attend? Postgraduate physicians. Professionals from other healthcare disciplines are welcome to attend; this does not include members of the general public. Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds is a weekly postgraduate physician education meeting. It is held on Friday at 8am in the Lecture Theatre of the Education [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Course|0 Comments

Graduate Diploma/Certificate/Masters in Palliative Care (with UCD)

For further information see below: http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/palliative-care   MSc Palliative Care http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/courses/msc-palliative-care   Graduate  Diploma in Palliative Care http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/courses/graduate-diploma-palliative-care   Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/courses/graduate-certificate-palliative-care

By | January 25th, 2017|Course|0 Comments