Service Learning
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SSM Nursing Home Care

SSM Nursing Home Care

Discipline: Medicine

Module Title: SSM Nursing Home Care

Module Directors: Dr. Michelle Canavan, Dr. Gerard Flaherty

Year: 1

Students of this SSM in partnership with a local nursing home, St. Mary's Nursing Home, address different aspects of nursing home care within Ireland including staffing, quality of care, community care, primary care and the role of allied health care professional teams. In addition, students also aim to build up leisure resources in the nursing home and they donate books to the nursing home library.