Governance/ Management: (The Team)
Nora Grogan is the Proprietor and General Manager who is the designated Registered Service Provider by SUNDYP LTD. Nora, who has over 50 years experience in Nursing and Management. Nora works Monday to Friday.
Yvonne Grogan Moroney Nora’s daughter is the named Person in Charge/Director of Nursing and deals with the day to day running of the Nursing Home. Yvonne works Monday to Friday and is on call at Night and Weekends.
Yvonne has been qualified in Nursing since 1998 and has worked in London in Accident & Emergency/Surgical and Medical areas. She has a degree in Nursing from NUIG and a Higher Diploma in Palliative care from UCD and a Certificate in Palliative Dementia from the University of Belfast.
She worked in Management in Harold’s Cross Hospice catering for patients with Stroke/Motor Neuron Disease/Cancer and A.I.D’S to name but a few of the illnesses of the people in her care.
She also worked in the Galway Hospice and during her employment held two positions at different times one as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in the community as part of the Galway Hospice Home care team and the other as Acting Manager of the Galway Hospice in Patient Unit.
After this she returned full time to the Nursing Home to assist her mother in the delivery of care to the people in their locality incorporating a home from home ethos.
The Person in Charge/Director of Nursing also teaches the courses in house where possible which include: Manual Handling/People Manual Handling, BLS CPR/AED, Fire, FETAC modules including Palliative Care, Elder abuse, Restraint and she encourages and supports all staff to continually update in areas of education for the betterment of themselves and all in their care