The NHI Nursing Home Registered Nurse of the Year Award

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This award is open to all registered nurses employed in an NHI registered nursing home. The award is established to celebrate excellence in nursing practice in residential and long-term care in nursing homes.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate how their work as a registered nurse (over and above what would normally be expected of the role) contributes to care excellence and how the work has a demonstrable benefit in achieving a culture of person-centeredness in the nursing home, i.e. a culture that demonstrates a commitment to the enhancement of services that respect the beliefs, values, needs, desires, hopes and dreams of residents and staff.

 

How to Apply

Complete the award proforma about the innovative nursing practice and leadership and apply online by clicking here and submit your application online.
You will receive an automatic email confirming your application.
The email will also include your questions and answers should you want to print this off for future use.

OR

Complete the award proforma about the innovative nursing practice and leadership and print and fill out the application form which you can scan and email or post to us.
(Please note the PDF Application Form does not allow you to type directly on to it)

The award proforma should incorporate the following information:
• Description of the nursing home environment
• Description of the registered nursing role
• Rationale for the innovation including any underpinning evidence
• Description of how the care team in the nursing home has been involved in the innovation
• The impact that the innovation has had on developing a person-centred culture in the nursing home
• How the innovation has been evaluated
• Show evidence that the innovation has been embedded in the culture of the nursing home

 

To be eligible for this award, the candidate needs to:

1. Be currently employed as a registered nurse in a Nursing Homes Ireland Registered Nursing Home
2. Self nominate or are nominated by a member of the care team, resident or relative. Nomination to be supported by the Person in Charge or the Registered Provider
3. Have initiated the innovation within the past 18 months

This award is open to all registered nurses employed in an NHI registered nursing home. The award is established to celebrate excellence in nursing practice in residential and long-term care in nursing homes.

Awards to be presented at a Gala Black Tie Dinner
Tickets €100 – Table of 10 €1000

For ticket enquiries contact NHI info@nhi.ie (01) 469 9800.

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