Sonas finalists in National Awards

Sonas Nursing Homes are represented by two entrants in the finals of the upcoming Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards 2016, which will take place on Wednesday, 16th of November at CityWest Hotel Dublin.

  The awards are the premier national celebration of the outstanding care being delivered in nursing homes in communities across Ireland.

  Dermot Fallon of Sonas Nursing Home, Cloverhill is a finalist in the Nursing Home Ancillary Worker Award Category.

  Dermot is originally from the local area of Cloverhill, Roscommon, and started working in maintenance at Sonas Cloverhill in 2014. Dermot has a background in electronics and automation. Since joining Sonas, Dermot has undertaken many innovative projects which have greatly benefitted residents, and has become an integral part of the Nursing Home Community.

  Seamus Crawley, a Roscommon native and Director of Sonas, congratulated Dermot.

  “For Dermot to reach the final of this national awards is a fantastic achievement. Dermot’s work ethic, innovation and approach to work greatly benefits all in the community of Sonas Cloverhill – staff and residents alike. We are grateful and proud to have Dermot as a member of our team in Cloverhill.”

  Sonas Nursing Homes also have another finalist from Sonas Ard na Greine, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo. The Quality of Life Committee was nominated in the Innovations in Dementia Care category, the Committee seeks to improve the lived experience of residents with dementia in the Nursing Home.

  The NHI Care Awards 10 award categories recognise nurses, carers, ancillary workers, activity co-ordinators, catering in nursing homes, innovation in dementia care, community initiative, end-of-life care and the contribution of residents to nursing home life.