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HCI’s Quality and Safety of Care Assurance Programme supports compliance with The Quality Standards for Health and Social Care

May 10, 2021

Introduction The Quality Standards for Health and Social Care, launched in 2006 and regulated by The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA), are part of a broader framework…

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Webinar: Understanding the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook

Apr 28, 2021

Each month HCI hold a complementary webinar for nursing homes, hosted by one of HCI’s Quality and Safety Specialists. This months webinar, hosted by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical…

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Get the most from Q-Pulse, with HCI’s QIS Administration and Support Service

Apr 19, 2021

Introduction Having a well-functioning Quality Management Information System (QMIS) such as Q-Pulse, plays a key role in supporting the everyday processes carried out by healthcare organisations. In order…

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Webinar: Guidance on Infection Prevention and Control Leadership, Governance and Management

Mar 25, 2021

Each month HCI hold a complementary webinar for nursing homes hosted by one of our Quality and Safety Specialists. This month’s webinar, presented by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer at…

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What are the key points to note from the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook?

Mar 16, 2021

Is your residential home prepared for a HIQA inspection on Fire Safety? Not sure? Then read our blog below to find out more on the latest HIQA requirements…

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International Women’s Day: An interview with Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer, HCI

Mar 8, 2021

Introduction International Women’s Day is an important day to celebrate female achievements. At HCI, we are proud to say we have 60% female staff working in Management positions…

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Conducting Successful Virtual Care Audits

Feb 23, 2021

Introduction Independent audits are an important tool to promote quality improvement in health and social care organisations. They help to identify if a service or a particular department…

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Webinar: Guidance on Complaints Management for Nursing Homes

Feb 18, 2021

Each month HCI hold a complementary webinar for nursing homes hosted by one of our HCI Quality and Safety Specialists. This month’s webinar, presented by Roisin Rouine was…

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Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes during June 2020 to September 2020

Jan 14, 2021

Introduction 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…

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Demonstrate your training compliance with Q-Pulse and HCI TrainScan

Dec 9, 2020

Introduction Continuous education and training are essential for all health and social care workers to ensure safe care and efficient practices that comply with policies, procedures and statutory…

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