NHI Annual Conference & Exhibition 2022

NHI Annual Conference & Exhibition 2022

‘Looking to the future with Positivity’

Thursday, 10th November 2022

Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny

Conference Programme

Annual Conference will be followed by a Members Reunion Dinner at 8:00pm in the Lyrath Estate. Ticket €65 pp and can be booked below or on Eventbrite.

Please note: to attend the dinner at 8:00pm, you must purchase a ticket with the dinner included.

08:30 – Registration & Trade Exhibition

09:30 – Welcome

Maurice Pratt, NHI Chair

09:45 – Ministerial Address

Minister (TBC)

10:00 – Morning Session: Keynote Address “Paving a new road”

Dr Eddie Murphy, Clinical Psychologist, and Adjunct Associate Professor, UCD School

10:45 – Tea/Coffee break & Trade Exhibition

11:15 – Main Conference Hall: HIQA Inspections & Judgements – A Legal Perspective

Mathew Austin, Partner Hayes Solicitors

11:15 – Clinical Breakout Session: Care of the Nursing Home Resident following COVID-19

  • Geriatrician, Dr. Ruth Martin
  • Dietitian, Robyn Collery
  • Physiotherapist, Mark Sweeney

Please confirm whether you wish to attend this session in the checkout section.

12:15 – Workforce Challenges in Nursing Homes

Presentations by

  • Economist: Jim Power
  • Geriatrician: Dr Ruth Martin
  • HR Consultant: Aoife O’Brien

Followed by Panel Discussion

Chaired by Anton Savage

13:30 – Lunch and Trade Exhibition

14:45 – National Nursing Home Experience Survey

Presentation: HIQA

15:00 – Afternoon Session: Keynote Address “Tough times don’t last. Tough people do”

Brent Pope, Motivational Speaker, and Mental Health Advocate

16:00 – Conference Close

Tadhg Daly, NHI CEO

THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY THE NHI ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 @ 5PM LYRATH ESTATE, KILKENNY