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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HCI’s Training Schedule

Jul 13, 2018

HCI will be hosting the following training days for healthcare organisations in September: Incident Management Training Specifically for Nursing Homes, Disability Services and Home Care 11th September 2018, Clayton Hotel Leopardstown Areas covered in the seminar include: Roles and responsibilities Principles of Incident Management Legislation, Standards and Guidance Incident Management Policy Reporting Incidents Recording Incidents Confidentiality…

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Minister Daly launches the report on the findings of the public consultation on home care services

Jun 26, 2018

Minister Daly launched the report on the findings of the public consultation on home care services today. Over 2,600 responses were received from individuals and stakeholder organisations. The consistent message in the report is that there is a need for regulation of home care. For full report see: 

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HIQA publishes a review of its regulation of social care and healthcare organisations in 2017

Jun 19, 2018

HIQA recently published a review of its regulation of social care and healthcare services. This report highlights good practice, areas for improvement and key challenges for older people’s services, disability services, children’s services and healthcare. Inspectors have found that due to ongoing monitoring and regulation of services there has been an increase in compliance and…

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Job Opportunity – Quality Information Systems Specialist

Jun 6, 2018

HCI is a professional services provider of patient safety, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement intelligence and support to health and social care organisations. QIS develops and maintains a variety of information systems and solutions which collect data, maintain databases, and provide the reporting and analysis facilities to support the needs of HCI’s clients, their patients,…

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HCI hosts seminar on “The Changing Face of Homecare – from Regulation to Residential Care”

May 25, 2018

HCI hosted a seminar on “The Changing Face of  Homecare – from Regulation to Residential Care” on Thursday 24th May in the Clayton Hotel Leopardstown. The seminar examined the changes facing the Homecare sector in the coming years. Some of these changes include the regulation of Homecare, integration of Homecare and Residential Care and the expansion of…

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HCI exhibits at the Nursing Home & Elder Care Show, 1st June 2018

May 17, 2018

HCI are delighted to be exhibiting at the Nursing Home & Elder Care Show 2018. The conference will take place on the 1st June 2018 in The RDS, Dublin. On the day attendees will have an opportunity to speak with HCI professionals who have extensive expertise in utilising the HIQA standards for nursing homes to improve care…

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