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Care Team

Management Team:

  • Sr. Baptist Liddy (Bon Secours sister)
  • Ms’ Nollaig Broe Person in Charge (Hospital Manager/ Director of Nursing)
  • Mr Paul Davies (Hospital Accountant/ Facilities Co-ordinator)
  • Clinical Nurse Manager: Ms Cassie Kenny; Ms Helena McCallum; Eleanor O'Riordan

The nursing team are:

  • Nollaig Broe - Person in Charge/ Hospital Manager/ Director of Nursing
  • Cassie Kenny, Eleanor O'Riordan, Helena McCallum & Mary Mannix - CNM1
  • Staff Nurses

Type of nursing care provided:

The nursing team is led by the Person in Charge/ Hospital Manager/ Director of Nursing and there exists a defined compliment of nursing staff for each unit which are managed by a clinical nurse manager 1.

The nursing care is provided 24 hours a day and is supported by the management team. It is also supported by the Staff nurses with a lot of experience. Undergraduate nurses from UCC are facilitated through placements during their community placement. We also facilitate students on work experience from pre-nursing courses & Fetac level 5 carer’s courses.

Support staff

There is a full range of support & ancillary staff employed to support the care of our residents & maintain their safety. Our hospital is staffed around the clock by highly skilled, personnel working together to provide the best of treatment and care available.

  • Hospital Accountant/ Facilities co-ordinator (2.1 wte)
  • Clerical Officer Grade 3 x 2  (1.1 wte)
  • Clinical Administration Assistant x 1  (1 wte)
  • Household – Household supervisor  (1 wte)
  • Cleaning Staff x 5 (Oursourced – 6 wte)
  • Catering Staff x 4 (outsourced – 5.7 wte)
  • Maintenance staff x 1 (1 wte)
  • Security Staff x 3  (0.8 wte)
  • Reception staff x 1 
  • Activities Co-ordinator x 1 (0.7 wte)
  • Bon Secours sisters x 5 - Pastoral Care/ Advocacy/ Activities/ Reception (3.2 wte)
  • Chaplain – Fr. Mil Whelan (0.1 wte)
  • Medical Officer (3 days a week & as needed)  (0.1 wte)
  • Visiting Hairdresser  (2 days a week)
  • Visiting chiropodist (weekly)
  • Occupational therapist  (as needed)
  • Physiotherapist  (as needed)
  • Speech & language therapist (as needed)
  • Social worker (as needed)
  • Groups/ Landscaping (outsourced as needed)

The number and skill mix of staff on duty is determined and provided according to the needs of the residents.

The home employs one Person in Charge/ Hospital Manager/ Director of Nursing and she is supported by the Management Team. Other staff include Accountant, CNM1, Registered Nurses, Care Staff, Chefs, Kitchen Assistants, Household Co-ordinator, Cleaning staff, Laundry staff, Office Staff, Maintenance team, Activities co-ordinator, Bon Secours sisters, Hospital friends & volunteers.

Staff are selected for their qualities of professionalism, skills and experience, reliability and caring/ friendly attitude. They are carefully screened and references are always checked and Garda Clearance obtained.

Staffing:

Staff must adhere to their professional code of conduct and that of the hospital. Any complaints relating to staff will be investigated immediately, through our complaints procedure.New employees complete an induction process to ensure they are fully compliant with company policies and procedures and are aware of our expectations of them as an employee.We believe in supporting staff through having a team approach, where we can monitor and guide staff on a day to day basis. All employees undergo a yearly appraisal and from which an individual training plan is developed to encompass their needs and the requirements of the service.

Total staffing complement in whole time equivalent:

Management complements: Person in Charge/ Director of Nursing – Nollaig Broe
Clinical Nurse Manager 1. (2.85 wte) – Cassie Kenny, Helena McCallum & Eleanor O'Riordan
Nursing Complements: Staff Nurse x 19 (14.4 wte)                                         
Health care Assistants x 39  (33.8 wte)

Dress Code:

Manager:  Ms’ Nollaig Broe - Suit
Bon Secours Sisters:  Blue Suit
Financial/ Facilities Manager: Mr. Paul Davies - Suit
Clinical Nurse Manager I:  Ms Cassie Kenny, Ms Helena McCallum & Ms Eleanor O'Riordan - White/navy (pin stripe)
Nurses:  All white
Activities & Rehab. Co-ordinator: Ms’ Rosario Corbett - Black tunic & trousers
Care Assistants:  White tunic & navy trim/ navy trousers
Cleaning / Laundry / Household supervisor – Neylon Maintenance – Purple top with black pants
Catering:   Wear white & wine with black pants.
Smart Casual:  Admin, Security and
Maintenance: Blue shirt / Navy trouser

Registered provider:

Bon Secours Health System; Trading as St. Joseph's Hospital, Bon Secours Care Village, Lee Road, Cork. Represented by our Chief Executive Officer: Mr Pat Lyons

Person in Charge: Ms Nollaig Broe, Hospital Manager/ Director of Nursing, St. Joseph's Hospital, Bon Secours Care Village, Mount Desert, Lee Road, Cork.

Qualifications & Experience of registered provider & Person in Charge: 

Mr Pat Lyons is a chartered ACA accountant, he has 25 years experience in the healthcare industry. He was CEO for Beaumont Private Hospital before becoming CEO for the Bon Secours Health System. Ms’ Nollaig Broe, is a registered General Nurse & Registered Children's Nurse. Pin No: 3650. Ms Broe has 20 years experience in nursing & caring for the older adult.

HIQA Registration No: 11/24/0284 Date of HIQA Registration: 21st June 2011   Expiry date of Registration: 20th June 2014

Conditions attached by Regis.

Condition 1- The designated centre St. Joseph’s Hospital shall be operated at all times in compliance with the Health Act 2007 as amended from time to time.
Condition 2 - The designated centre St. Joseph’s Hospital shall be operated at all times in compliance with the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2009 and the Health Act 2007 (Registration of Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2009 (as amended, consolidated, restated or replaced from time to time) and in compliance with all other regulations made under the Health Act 2007 as amended from time to time.
Condition 3 - The designated centre St. Joseph’s Hospital shall be operated at all times in compliance with the National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland (as amended, consolidated, restated or replaced from time to time) and in compliance with all other standards made under the Health Act 2007 and as the Chief Inspector may notify to the registered provider from time to time.
Condition 4 - The designated centre St. Joseph’s Hospital shall be operated at all times in compliance with all other legislation, regulations and standards which are applicable to it including, but not limited to, such enactments which appear to the Chief Inspector to be relevant and which are cited to the registered provider in writing by the Chief Inspector.
Condition 5 - Subject to any prohibitions or restrictions contained in any other condition(s), the designated centre St. Joseph’s Hospital shall be operated at all times in  accordance with and shall provide only the services set out in its Statement of Purpose, as annexed hereto, as delivered and amended from time to time in accordance with article 5 of the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents In Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 236/2009) (as amended, consolidated, restated or replaced from time to time).
Condition 6 - No person under the age of 18 years of age shall be accommodated at the designated centre St. Joseph’s Hospital at any time.
Condition 7 - The maximum number of persons that may be accommodated at the designated centre St. Joseph’s Hospital is 65.

Covered by all Major Insurance Companies:

  • Irish Life Health
  • ESB
  • Garda
  • GloHealth
  • Laya
  • Vhi

Bon Secours Hospitals are accredited by:

  • JCI