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Esker Lodge Care Assistant honoured at National Awards Ceremony

Esker Lodge Nursing Home Press Release

Cavan nursing home representative honoured at National Awards Ceremony

Lynn Keyes of Esker Lodge Nursing Home, Cathedral Road, was one of three national finalists in the Nursing Home Carer of the Year Award Category. Lynn was not the recipient of the Award but was honoured at the national awards ceremony that took place at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4 on Thursday 12th November.

Lynn was a finalist at the awards ceremony that was attended by a crowd of 500, with RTE presenter Gráinne Séoige event MC.

27 finalists from communities across Ireland went forward for nine award categories that recognised nurses, carers, catering & nutrition, ancillary workers, social & recreational activities, dementia care, and end of life care. The Awards Ceremony also recognised the contribution of residents towards nursing home life and an NHI lifetime achievement award was presented.

Vicky McDwyer, Managing Director of Esker Lodge said  “ I want to take this opportunity to congratulate Lynn for her excellent achievement in reaching the NHI Care Awards 2015. Lynn was short listed as a finalist, one of only three finalists in this category, out of 370 nursing homes around Ireland who participated in these awards. The standard of entry was of exceptional so to reach the final is an amazing achievement. Myself, all the residents and staff of Esker Lodge are immensely proud of Lynn and we are delighted that she was acknowledged for the wonderful work she does every day. “

Now in their sixth year, the Care Awards received submissions from NHI’s 370 members who are based in communities across Ireland. Nominations for the Care Awards were invited and submitted by NHI’s 370 Members who are based in communities across Ireland. Nominations were submitted by nursing home residents, visitors to nursing homes, staff, and the general public.

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