Kerry nursing home claims top honour at national awards

Award winner for the ‘Catering and Nutrition Award’ at the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards 2017, was Maura Moriarty of Ocean View Nursing Home, Camp. She's pictured with sponsor from Fresenius Kabi, Shiofra O’Malley, as well as Chief Executive of the NHI, Tadhg Daly and MC for the event, broadcaster Marty Whelan. Pic: MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY DUBLIN

A Kerry nursing home is celebrating after claiming a top honour at the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards.

Catering Manager of Ocean View Nursing Home, Camp, Maura Moriarty, was named winner of the Nursing Home Catering and Nutrition Award.

Kerry was also represented by Maeve Poff of Mowlam Healthcare Killarney, who was a finalist in the Nursing Home Registered Nurse of the Year Award category.

Now in their eight-year, the NHI Care Awards recognise care excellence and staff within nursing homes.