Bridges Help Us to Cross the Boundaries Authors - Ní Riain and G. Bourke St.Michael's House
Issued on October 4 2019
Bridges Help Us to Cross the Boundaries
- Ní Riain1 and G. Bourke2
1St. Michael's House Intellectual Disability Services, Ireland; 2St. Michaels House, Ireland
Introduction: St. Michael's House Services (SMH), provide residential, respite, day and schools community services based across Dublin to over 1700 people with intellectual disability (ID). In 2017, a clinical nurse specialist (CNSp) hospital liaison nurse commenced with improving integration and coordination of care for service users accessing acute hospital care settings. This is an emerging role in Ireland for people with an ID.