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Understanding and Applying Individual Rights of the Service User in a Disability Service

Dec 3, 2018

People with disabilities, both adults and children, have the right to be safe, to receive person-centred, high quality services and supports and to have access to the services they need in order to maximise independence and choice and enable them to lead a fulfilling life (HIQA, 2013). In order to have an inclusive and good…

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Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Designated Centres for Older People completed during May to July 2018

Nov 21, 2018

This report by HCI highlights the trends in inspection findings, those being ‘Compliant’ and ‘Not Compliant’ as detailed by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in reports for residential care settings for older people. The inspections were against the requirements as outlined in the following: Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in Designated Centres for Older People)…

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HCI sponsors the HMI Annual Conference “Future Health: from vision to action”

Nov 16, 2018

HCI is delighted to sponsor the HMI Annual Conference 2018. The conference theme  “Future Health: from vision to action” reflects the challenges faced in relation to the provision of healthcare services for future generations. The event is a one day conference and takes place in the RDS on Monday 19th November. HCI provide a complete…

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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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