Who We Are

meet our team

Making the Difference

Unique to Advanced Community Care is that our service is completely nurse led; our nurses know that that our Nurse Managers have been where they are, understand the challenges they face and what they need in their day to day work. 

Meet our team.

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Head of Advanced Community Care

Olivia Sinclair

In Olivia, expertise meets experience, together with a true love for her vocation and for the people with whom she works: values that inform everything she does as Head of Advanced Community Care..

Nurse Manager, Dublin

Caroline O’Reilly

A Registered Nurse in Intellectual Disability, Caroline O’Reilly studied at Dublin City University and graduated in 2009. She began her career working with the Daughters of Charity, Navan Road – supporting children with severe and profound intellectual disabilities and complex medical needs.

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Nurse Manager, Dublin

Geraldine Gleeson

Geraldine completed her nursing and midwifery training at Mercy University Hospital, Cork – and staffed for 6 months as a midwife. She worked at a private oncology clinic in London’s Harley Street for 15 years – moving from Staff Nurse, to Sister and then Head of Unit Manager during which time she managed 23 beds.

Acting Assistant Nurse Manager - Cork/Kerry

Jennifer Collins

For Jennifer, ‘community’ has always been her buzz word and happy place. She was a Youth Leader in Foroige for several years, and a Youth Club member as a teen. Within these roles, Jennifer participated in many community projects – always with a focus on ‘empowering youth and enriching communities’.

Jennifer trained in Intellectual Disability Nursing at University College Cork and graduated in 2017.

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Nurse Manager,  West/Mid-West

Katrien Cleymans

Qualifying in 2000, with a Post-Graduate Degree in Public Health Nursing from the Karel de Grote Hogeschool, Antwerpen, Katrien is a Registered General Nurse with over 18 years’ experience. During this time she has worked as a Nurse and Nurse Manager within the community, at nursing homes and in hospitals – building up invaluable experience and expertise in each different setting.

Assistant Nurse Manager, Cork/Kerry

Lisa Harrington

Lisa is the Assistant Nurse Manager in the Cork/Kerry area and is currently acting as Nurse Manager. Lisa studied a Master of Science in Nursing at the Institute of Technology Tralee.

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Nurse Manager, Wexford and Waterford

Sharon Kelly

Sharon is originally from Wexford but trained at London’s St Bartholomew’s Hospital, having done a pre-nursing course after school. She went on to work in the Coronary Care Unit and Medical Ward of the Royal London Hospital, before returning to Ireland and working for 7 years at the Wexford General Hospital’s A & E department.

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Clinical Practice Specialist

Cora O'Leary

Cora trained as a Paediatric Nurse in Brighton, qualifying in 2003 – going on to work at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London, then returning to Dublin to nurse in the Cardiology, Emergency and Cardio ICU at Crumlin Hospital.

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Nurse Manager, Cork and Kerry

Michelle Curtin

Nurse Manager, Michelle Curtin who is a qualified Registered Nurse with a Diploma in Children’s Palliative Care/Complex Care. Michelle has worked with Resilience for over five years, initially as a paediatric homecare nurse with children with complex medical needs in the Cork area and then promoted to Team Lead for a number of services in Cork, before becoming Nurse Manager in 2018 for all Adult and Children's services in Cork.

Michelle has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Studies from University College Cork and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Children’s Palliative Care/Complex Care from University College Galway in 2018.