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How can Policies and Procedures help your organisation operate more efficiently?

Nov 1, 2018

Policies and procedures are core to the provision of a safe and high-quality service in all healthcare organisations. Having well-documented policies and procedures in place allows individuals involved in a service to know what to do in certain situations. The Mental Health Commission defines a policy as a written statement that clearly indicates the position…

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Becoming a PIC – Theory and Practice Training – 21st November 2018

Oct 22, 2018

Becoming a PIC – Theory and Practice Training Date: 21st November 2018 Time: 9.00 – 16.30 Location: Clayton Hotel Leopardstown The person in charge (PIC) is a role of fundamental importance in providing good quality care (HIQA, 2018). Over the last number of years HIQA have found that where a service is well-governed, there is good…

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Risk Management Training for Hospices – 22nd November 2018

Oct 22, 2018

Risk Management Training Date: Thursday 22nd November 2018 Time: 9.00 – 16.30 Location: Galway Hospice “Risk management is a process of clearly defined steps which support better decision making by providing a greater insight into risks and their impacts.” (HIQA) Risk management is an essential process for the delivery of safe high-quality health and social care services.…

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John Sweeney, CEO, HCI will speak at the HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION Conference

Oct 18, 2018

John Sweeney, CEO of HCI will speak at the HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION Conference in Florida, 28th-30th October 2018. The HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION Conference is a comprehensive healthcare, medical travel, wellness, benefits and insurance conference and trade show. The event brings together players from across the globe to collaborate and advance the industry. John will participate in the…

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Job Opportunity – Office Administrator

Sep 27, 2018

Reporting to: Director of Corporate Services Responsibilities of Administrator: Please note this is an entry level position and as such the salary is reflective of this. Office Administration Operating the switch Board Dealing with queries and taking messages Maintaining and ordering stationery and marketing literature stocks Filing, photocopying, faxing, mailing and printing Organising Staff Accommodation…

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Quality Audit Training – 27th September 2018

Sep 17, 2018

 Quality Audit Training Date: 27th September 2018 Time: 9.00 – 17.00 Location: Clayton Hotel Leopardstown, Sandyford Business District, Central Park, Dublin 18 HCI’s Quality Audit Training is designed to educate health and social care professionals on the skills and techniques required to effectively conduct audits in their organisations. Auditing is a structured process that allows…

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HCI Training Schedule

Sep 14, 2018

HCI will be hosting the following training days for healthcare organisations:  Quality Audit Training Suitable for all Healthcare Services 27th September 2018, Clayton Hotel Leopardstown Becoming a PIC – Theory and Practice Training Suitable for Nursing Homes and Disability Services 21st November 2018, Clayton Hotel Leopardstown  These training days are pending CPD certification and each attendee…

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Incident Management Training – 11th September 2018

Aug 5, 2018

Incident Management Training Date: 11th September 2018 Time: 9.00 – 17.00 Location: Clayton Hotel Leopardstown, Sandyford Business District, Central Park, Dublin 18 The recent review of HIQA regulation of social and healthcare services 2017 identified trends in serious incidents that compromised the safety of residents and service users. Among the issues include the lack of training in…

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Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Designated Centres for Older People completed during February to April 2018

Aug 2, 2018

Effective from the 1st of January 2018, Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) implemented the use of the Enhanced Authority Monitoring Approach (AMA) to the regulation of designated centres. This approach implemented changes to the inspection report format, which now reflects: Views of the people who use the service (as provided through resident questionnaires and Inspectors communications on-site with residents). Capacity…

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