Case Studies

CASE STUDIES

Voluntary Closure of Dalkey Lodge Nursing Home

May 1, 2018

“Having worked with HCI since 2014, we knew HCI were the right providers to help us achieve our objectives,” says John Martin, the Registered Providers Representative. “They worked with our staff to coordinate a structured process that ensured our residents were at the forefront. They placed a central focus on the quality and safety of…

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VHI HomeCare

May 8, 2017

Achieving Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Vhi HomeCare is the first home care organisation in Ireland to receive Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation for home care services.  Vhi HomeCare is a consultant led “hospital in the home” service allowing suitable patients to leave hospital earlier and continue certain treatments in their own home under the care of…

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MS Ireland Care Centre

May 8, 2017

Developing a Quality and Safety Management System (QSMS) with MS Ireland Care Centre The MS Care Centre is Ireland’s only dedicated respite and therapy centre for people with Multiple Sclerosis. It offers short-term respite care, therapeutic services, neurological assessments and many social activities in a homely environment.  In June 2011 they received CHKS accreditation of their…

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Kilrush District Hospital

May 8, 2017

How HIQA Regulations Improved our Nursing Home Following a HIQA inspection Kilrush District Hospital was faced with the option of closing its community nursing home or undertaking a huge body of work that involved development and implementation of care plans, evidence based policies and procedures, defining governance structures, and structural changes to its building, among many…

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Clann Mór Residential Services

May 8, 2017

Implementing the HIQA National Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities Clann Mór is a community based Respite, Residential and Outreach Support service.  The service supports adults with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities to live permanently in community based homes or avail of a home support service or respite breaks. “We saw…

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Cara Ambulance Service

May 8, 2017

Implementing a Quality and Safety Management System in line with the Joint Commission International standards for Medical Transport Cara Ambulance Service Ltd is a specialised patient transfer service which provides services for both the private health industry and the Health Service Executive. Cara Ambulance aspires to be a clinically led, high-performance ambulance service providing high-quality…

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ISQua

May 8, 2017

Developing ISQua’s Quality and Safety Management System The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) is a global organization responsible for assessing the standards of organizations who set the benchmarks in healthcare safety and qualityand is the only organization to ‘accredit the accreditors’.  ISQua also promotes improvement in quality and safety through its education…

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Cherrygrove Nursing Home

May 8, 2017

Implementing VCare Complete with Cherrygrove Nursing Home In 2011 Cherrygrove Nursing Home decided to implement a new Care Planning and Resident Record System to help provide quality care to their residents.  Cherrygrove Nursing Home is a 47 bed Nursing Home for the elderly, incorporating convalescent and long and short-term nursing home care.  Having developed a…

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