Siobhan graduated in Intellectual disability nursing from Dublin City University. Siobhán also worked within the area of home care for a period of time, and thus understands the issues home care health care assistants go through on a daily basis. Throughout her academic training Siobhán excelled within the areas of research practice and patient care. Siobhán has worked in a variety of specialities ranging from mental health and intellectual disability care settings from the public to the private sector. Siobhán passion lies within quality patient engagement practices, quality assurance or nurse practice and person specific intellectual disability care. Her research interests include person centred practice, pharmacology specific to citizens with intellectual disability and mental health issues to carer responsibilities in community practice.