Outstanding Donegal woman honoured as Ulster Caregiver of the Year

first_imgA Donegal woman has received an award for the care she gives to local older people through her work at Home Instead Senior Care. Bernie McHugh, from Ardara, was selected as regional winner for Ulster at the Home Instead Senior Care CAREGiver of the Year Awards 2019, which took place at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin.“Bernie has been part of our team of CAREGivers for more than 10 years now, and she specialises in providing care for clients with physical and sensory challenges. We are so proud to see her hard work and dedication recognised through this award,” said Martin Murphy, Owner of Home Instead Senior Care Donegal. Bernie received the award for the consistently high quality of senior care services she delivers to local communities in Donegal. She is regarded as an “outstanding CAREGiver who always goes the extra mile for people”, her colleagues said.Before inviting Bernie to the stage to collect her award, Home Instead Brand Ambassador and former broadcaster Thelma Mansfield described the positive feedback she receives from local health professionals, clients and colleagues.“She has shown complete devotion to her clients and their wellbeing, with one saying that he ‘thinks the world of her’,” said Thelma Mansfield.Home Instead Senior Care is Ireland’s largest provider of private home care services and is also an approved care provider by the HSE. “These awards give us the opportunity to recognise the tireless work that our 4,000-strong team of CAREGivers deliver to clients all over the country, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year,” said Shane Jennings, Director of Franchise Operations at Home Instead Senior Care.“It is only through their hard work and dedication that we can honour our mission, which is to enhance the lives of older people and their families,” said Shane Jennings.Outstanding Donegal woman honoured as Ulster Caregiver of the Year was last modified: June 4th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:caregiverhome instead senior carelast_img read more

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Platmin shares listed on JSE

first_imgThe Bakgatla Ba Kgafela community, which lives near Platmin’s Pilanesberg platinum mine in North West province, seeks to develop strategies for social and economic development in the area. Shares in Platmin Limited have been made available for trading in the platinum and precious metals sector on the main board of the JSE, with effect from Wednesday. “The country is home to a sophisticated and discerning investor community,” Liddell said in Johannesburg this week. “Importantly, a JSE listing creates for our empowerment shareholders, the Bakgatla Ba Kgafela, a platform to participate in the fortunes of this company at a listed ownership level.” Natural progresson The complex, situated mostly in the North West and Limpopo provinces, is a geological structure that is estimated to contain approximately 90% of the world’s Platinum Group Metal (PGM) resources as well as some 80% of its chrome. The company is already listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange in London. 24 July 2009 “Furthermore, approximately 30% of the 1 000 permanent employment positions are currently filled by people in the neighbouring community,” Liddell said. Platmin Limited is incorporated in Canada as a mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and development of platinum group metal (PGM) deposits in South Africa. Platmin chairman Keith Liddell says the listing is a natural progression for the company, which has four key projects – Pilanesberg, Mphahlele, Grootboom and Loskop – in South Africa’s Bushveld Complex. SAinfo reporter and BuaNewsWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo material Economic, social development Since production commenced in March this year, the mine has produced approximately 250 000 low-cost PGM ounces annually. During the construction phase, over 2 500 jobs were created at the mine.last_img read more

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