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  • Information & Communication Technology - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    of Appeal Finance Human Resources Information Communication Technology Occupational Health Patient Services Risk Management School at NRH Technical Services Our CARF Accreditation Quality Framework Careers Fundraising Volunteering at NRH Links Frequently Asked Questions FAQs NRH Shortlisted for HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Awards 2015 logo The HR Leadership Management Awards 2015 celebrate excellence in HR and recognise that it will be key to the future prosperity of the Irish economy These awards have been launched to recognise the emerging role of HR as a strategic management tool which if correctly aligned with organisational business objectives will underpin both organisational effectiveness and sustainability The specially designed award categories celebrate the leaders and thinkers at the cutting edge of HR in Ireland and will reflect the main areas of excellence in the industry The awards will be judged by a panel of distinguished HR practitioners academics and business leaders and winning one of the prestigious awards generates awareness of an organisation s endeavours and shows team members work colleagues and all stakeholders that the organisation is in step with the very best practice in HR thinking and strategy The NRH has been shortlisted in the following categories Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy Most Effective Use of Internal Communications The Awards will be announced on Wednesday 18th February 2015 Fundraising Volunteering Our work needs support to continue Please donate what you can Information Communication Technology The ICT department is responsible for the provision management and maintenance of information and communications technology services and resources to support the business objectives of the NRH including Provision and maintenance of computers printers and associated software and consumables End user support for all issues relating to the use of ICT resources Security maintenance and administration of backend systems providing

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  • Occupational Health - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    of NRH 120 Bed Rehabilitation Unit for NRH Campus Corporate Governance NRH Constitution Board of Management Audit Committee Ethics Committee Finance General Purposes Committee Nomination Committee Organisational Structure Departments and Services Catering Department Central Supplies Purchasing Chaplaincy Communications Disabled Drivers Board of Appeal Finance Human Resources Information Communication Technology Occupational Health Patient Services Risk Management School at NRH Technical Services Our CARF Accreditation Quality Framework Careers Fundraising Volunteering at NRH Links Frequently Asked Questions FAQs Fundraising Volunteering Our work needs support to continue Please donate what you can Rehabilitation Programmes Find out about the Rehabilitation Programmes we offer our patients Occupational Health Services Provided by Occupational Health at NRH include Confidential advice on occupational health issues Stress management education debriefing and work related stress advice Work related injuries follow up Vaccinations include Hepatitis B Mantoux MMR Varicella BCG Flu vaccine in 2009 the Swine Flu Vaccine was made available to all patients and staff in addition to the season Flu Vaccine Bloods tests Pre employment screen Reviews and follow up Back to work assessment Pregnancy risk assessment Health Surveillance Referrals to Medmark independent occupational health consultancy Sharps injury follow up Health Promotion Occupational First Aid Smoking cessation programmes The Occupational

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  • Patient Services - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    at NRH Links Frequently Asked Questions FAQs Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH NRH Shortlisted for HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Awards 2015 logo The HR Leadership Management Awards 2015 celebrate excellence in HR and recognise that it will be key to the future prosperity of the Irish economy These awards have been launched to recognise the emerging role of HR as a strategic management tool which if correctly aligned with organisational business objectives will underpin both organisational effectiveness and sustainability The specially designed award categories celebrate the leaders and thinkers at the cutting edge of HR in Ireland and will reflect the main areas of excellence in the industry The awards will be judged by a panel of distinguished HR practitioners academics and business leaders and winning one of the prestigious awards generates awareness of an organisation s endeavours and shows team members work colleagues and all stakeholders that the organisation is in step with the very best practice in HR thinking and strategy The NRH has been shortlisted in the following categories Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy Most Effective Use of Internal

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  • Risk Management - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    CARF Accreditation Quality Framework Careers Fundraising Volunteering at NRH Links Frequently Asked Questions FAQs Our Location Need directions Find out how to get to NRH Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH Risk Management Risk is inherent in everything that any hospital does treating patients determining service priorities managing a project purchasing new equipment taking decisions on future strategies or even deciding not to take any action at all The effective management of risks at all levels will therefore be a critical factor in the success of the NRH The advent of clinical governance and healthcare standards has been a powerful influence for the introduction of systematic processes and systems to monitor care and provide assurance as to the quality of care in patients we see Risk Management is one of those key processes In addition to Patient Safety issues listed below are just some of the key areas Risk Management are responsible for Incident Reporting The incident reporting culture within NRH is very positive Incidents near misses are reported to the Risk Management Department and recorded onto the STARSWEB incident reporting system This allows us to implement systems and structures to address high risk areas as a priority and continually monitor risk factors within the organisation Environmental Health Safety Infection Control Hygiene Services The Hygiene Services Committee and Team are the driving forces behind improvements in hygiene services within NRH Together both groups devise action plans and make implement and evaluate recommendations for improvement Hygiene infection prevention control continues to be one of the most important performance indicators for the hospital and is closely monitored by the Board of Management and Hospital Executive Fire Safety Considerable work has been carried out on fire upgrading works in the hospital The drive for increased

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  • School at NRH - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Appeal Finance Human Resources Information Communication Technology Occupational Health Patient Services Risk Management School at NRH Technical Services Our CARF Accreditation Quality Framework Careers Fundraising Volunteering at NRH Links Frequently Asked Questions FAQs REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES NRH will support and assist you through every stage of your rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes Find out about the Rehabilitation Programmes we offer our patients School at NRH Located on the NRH Campus Our Lady of Lourdes School a service provided and funded by the Department of Education and Science DES to cater for the educational needs of students attending the National Rehabilitation Hospital It is controlled and governed by the School Board of Management under the patronage of the Archbishop of Dublin The School is held accountable and is evaluated regularly by the DES inspectorate and the Whole School Evaluation process The School Principal is Ms Aoife MacGiolla Rí Service Provision The school provides an educational service for students attending the National Rehabilitation Hospital ranging in age from four to eighteen years On initial enrolment each student is assessed with a view to drawing up an education programme tailored to meet the student s abilities and needs Contact is made with students local schools so that where possible continuity of school programme is maintained For primary school children we aim to deliver the current primary school curriculum adapted in many cases to meet individual needs At secondary level where the curriculum is subject based we strive to provide a broad range of subjects at the level appropriate to the student Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate Examination centres are provided in NRH during the month of June to facilitate students resident in NRH at examination time On students discharge we co operate with the relevant programmes in the National Rehabilitation Hospital in seeking an appropriate school

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  • Technical Services - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Management Audit Committee Ethics Committee Finance General Purposes Committee Nomination Committee Organisational Structure Departments and Services Catering Department Central Supplies Purchasing Chaplaincy Communications Disabled Drivers Board of Appeal Finance Human Resources Information Communication Technology Occupational Health Patient Services Risk Management School at NRH Technical Services Our CARF Accreditation Quality Framework Careers Fundraising Volunteering at NRH Links Frequently Asked Questions FAQs Our Location Need directions Find out how to get to NRH Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH Technical Services The Technical Services team at NRH sustain a continuous programme of maintenance preventative maintenance and upgrading works covering the whole hospital site This includes fire protection and upgrading works maintenance or replacement of plant equipment project management of all refurbishment or extension works on the site and liaison with external contractors architectural and professional services Energy Saving The NRH Energy Saving Project is well under way Low Energy bulbs and light motion sensors are being installed and timers have been fitted on many electric appliances The Technical Services team are involved in the promotion of the Energy Awareness Campaign to all staff Capital Projects With the ever increasing age of the hospital funding

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  • Volunteering at NRH - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    volunteers This provides essential orientation and training for all NRH Volunteers and is organised by the Volunteer Co ordinator Maintaining the filing system for Garda Vetting certificates References and Declarations of Confidentiality is the responsibility of the Volunteer Co ordinator also Contact Volunteering at NRH 01 235 5445 or email nrh volunteers nrh ie Volunteering at NRH includes but is not limited to The Internet Café Volunteers manage the Internet Café four nights a week Monday Thursday from 7 9pm They give friendly assistance and instruction to patients who want to send emails learn to use a PC play video games or browse the internet Other activities include Texas Hold em Chess Lessons and other card and board games Writing Therapy A volunteer teaches creative writing and helps patients to explore the healing power of their own words It is a writing workshop with a difference where participants do not require any writing skills talent or experience Peata Peata is a small voluntary organisation which arranges for volunteers to bring their dogs to visit patients and residents in long stay hospitals nursing homes and other centres A group of dedicated volunteers have been visiting the NRH for many years with their pet dogs The dogs act as a conduit for communication and can have an effect of well being especially for long term patients Pastoral Care Coordinated by the hospital Chaplains a multi denominational team of volunteers who are interested in the spiritual well being of the patients help out at Mass memorial services carol singing Eucharistic service visiting with patients and other pastoral activities Mobile Shop Volunteers continue to operate the mobile shop every evening and Saturday mornings It is a vehicle for showing a friendly face and socialising with the patients Canteen Volunteers Every day volunteers help out

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  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    and paediatric patients in the following areas of specialty Brain Injury including traumatic and non traumatic brain injury Stroke and other neurological conditions Spinal Cord System of Care including traumatic and non traumatic spinal cord injury Prosthetic Orthotic and Limb Absence Rehabilitation POLAR Paediatric Family Centred Rehabilitation What makes the National Rehabilitation Hospital different from other hospitals What makes the NRH different from an acute or regular hospital A regular hospital treats a one time illness or injury usually on a short term basis Their main focus is to meet medical needs and to quickly return patients The National Rehabilitation Hospital provides therapeutic and medical rehabilitation services and education dedicated to returning patients to the highest level of independence possible and aims to maximise the quality of their lives How long before I can get in Often this can be a difficult question to answer Your admission depends on a number of factors including your diagnosis your readiness to undertake rehabilitation and the availability of an appropriate bed in the service you require At times there can be significant waiting lists How long will I stay there This too can be a difficult question to answer A Consultant or Liaison Nurse from the NRH may be able to give a broad indication of your length of stay However on admission to the NRH you and your team will participate in the assessment process and we will endeavour to answer this question as accurately as possible Usually you will be given a discharge date not later than two weeks after your admission Will I get better The goal of rehabilitation at the NRH is to make you as independent as possible It may be that life into the future is different for you and your family but the expertise of the

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