Our Team

At Riverbrook we believe that a truly warm and welcoming Care Home is created through a culture of support and collaboration.

All of our team members are highly trained to deliver Holistic Care that ensures wellbeing of both body and mind, providing care to the resident as a “Whole Person” rather than just focusing on whatever health issues they may have.

Our team work together to help achieve the goal of providing a home away from home.

Denise McEvoy

Director of Nursing

Denise McEvoy has been Director Of Nursing since 2015.

Responsible for the day to day running of Riverbrook, Denise has 11 years experience working in Care Of The Older Person settings.

Denise qualified with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in General Nursing in the Institute Of Technology Tralee in 2008.

Denise has an extensive knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) standards and regulations. In 2011 she progressed to a management level. She further developed her education in 2013 by completed Post-Graduate in Gerontology in University College Cork. In 2015 she completed a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Employment Law. She has successfully completed a Diploma in Health Service Management in University of Limerick 2019.

Denise is assisted in her role by Assistant Director Of Nursing Maritess Magno

Tess Magno

Assistant Director Of Nursing

Maritess Magno has been Assistant Director of Nursing since January 2015.

Maritess has 26 years experience in nursing, 10 years of which in Care of the Older Person setting. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree in 1991. She also earned 30 units in Master of Arts in Nursing from 2007-2008. She also has experience in medical surgical nursing and teaching fields of nursing for almost 4 years. She completed the Infection and Prevention Control in Healthcare in University of Limerick in 2016. In November 2018, she has successfully completed the Managing People Course from the Health Management Institute of Ireland.

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